How do I find Social Security basic facts for inmates?

Answer Getting Information by TelephoneCall Social Security's toll free number 1-800-772-1213 (as of 2010) and request SSA Publication No. 05-10133 "What Prisoners Should Know about Social Security." The... Read More »

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Do prison inmates qualify for Social Security Disability?

Prison inmates who would normally qualify for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are not eligible for benefits while incarcerated. In addition, they are not automatically eligib... Read More »

Can inmates file for social security benefits while incarcerated in texas?

Texas inmates may file for Social Security benefits at any time. If your period of incarceration is longer than a month, applying well before your release date will shorten the wait time to receiv... Read More »

Facts Regarding Spousal Benefits Under Social Security?

Social Security provides benefits for people paying into the system upon their retirement. The amount of money received each month depends upon a variety of factors, including how much money a pers... Read More »

When a person is awarded Social Security Disability Insurance how is it that Social Security can withhold 6 months of pay?

When you are awarded Social Security disability benefits, you do not receive benefits beginning on your onset date. Rather, there is a 5 month "waiting period" before benefits begin.As a practical ... Read More »