Term State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Code NL-1000.2400-800
Definition State funded and administered programs that provide supplementary income for individuals who are age 65 and older, blind or have another disability and, in most cases, are receiving other forms of basic maintenance in situations where the authorizing agent considers the primary award to be inadequate. In many states, individuals must be receiving income through SSI in order to be eligible though in some jurisdictions, individuals receiving income from other sources such as Social Security or Veteran benefits or are eligible for SSI in all areas except for income also qualify.
Created 5/13/03
Changed 1/26/11
Use References State Income Supplement
State Supplement Programs
See Also References SSI (NL-1000.8100)
External Classification Terms Financial (ACH F-01)
Government & Public Administration (NTE W20)
Income Support/Assistance (USA IC-330)
Income Support/Financial Assistance (CAN IC-330)
Public Assistance (NPC W08.03)
Related Concepts Blindness/Visual Impairments
Financial Services/Benefits
Long Term Care
Named Programs
Older Adults
U.S. Services/Targets
Facet Named Programs
Bibliographic References "A Desktop Guide To SSI Eligibility Requirements", SSA Publication No. 05-11001, January 2001, Social Security Administration website, http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/lps4345/11001.html

"Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) Program", California Department of Social Services website, http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/Supplement_176.htm

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