Title XVI - SSI
This page provides resources and videos to be used to learn more about the Social Security cash benefit, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and more.
SSI (Title XVI) Video Series
This Video Series provides an in depth overview the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash benefit. Topics covered include: Eligibility, Benefit Amounts, Reporting Requirements, Work Incentives, Earning Thresholds and more.
To see the full list of video segments click the downward facing arrow on the video player or click the link below:
Full Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Video Series
SSI (Title XVI) Video Series with ASL
Serie de videos de SSI (Título XVI) en Español
Information about SSI and SSDI/CDB Overpayments
Work Incentives to Maximize Benefits and Employment
Impairment Related Work Expenses
Impairment Related Work Expense Overview (IRWE)
Impairment Related Work Expense Overview (IRWE) (text only)
What qualifies as an Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE)?
Student Earned Income Exclusion
Student Earned Income Exclusion (SEIE) – Overview and Sample Letter
SSI – Basic Calculations
It’s not uncommon for people to be curious about how SSI cash benefits are calculated. The video above can be utilized as a reference tool to estimate your SSI cash benefit and can be paired with the SSI Specific Resources on this page so you can begin to get a feel for how changes in your situation may change the amount of a benefit you receive.
Please note: Actual benefits amounts may vary based upon a variety of factors and we encourage speaking with a benefits planner if you notice discrepancies in your calculation and your cash benefit received.
Job Loss & SSI
Although there are many questions about how SSI is impacted when someone gets a raise or a new job, it’s also helpful to understand how SSI benefits may be impacted, as well as reporting requirements if someone leaves or loses a job. The video above provides information that will bring you up to speed on what to do in these situations.
SSI – Basic Calculations with ASL
SSI – Cálculos Básicos (en Español)
Navigating Social Security
If you’re new to Social Security benefits this may be a good place to start. This video provides an overview of the benefit determination, where to apply for SSA benefits, and what to include when applying for Social Security benefits.