SSI State Supplemental Payment (SSP)

The SSI State Supplemental Payment (SSP) provides a small supplement to recipients of federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and some non-SSI recipients who are low-income personas with disabilities and older adults with limited resources to pay their living expenses.  

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SSI provides cash assistance. If you qualify for SSI, you also qualify for SSP.

How much can I receive?

  • $39.92 per month for individuals living in their own household
  • $51.92 per month for individuals living in the household of another
  • $79.38 per month for a couple living in their own household
  • $97.30 per month for a couple living in the household of another
  • $20.00 per month for individuals in a Title XIX facility

The federal Social Security Administration (SSA) will continue to administer the SSP for individuals residing in residential care or assisted living. DHS operates in-house insurance of the SSP for all other eligible individuals. Information on this program can be found in the DHS SSP fact sheet below. 

How do I apply?

Both SSI and SSP are administered by the federal Social Security Administration. Eligibility for both benefits are administered by the SSA. 

For more information...

Call 1-855-MY-RIDHS (1-855-697-4347) or TTY 1-800-745-5555 (for hearing impaired).