When applying for SSI, ask your social security office about accessing these other benefits.
- Medical Coverage: Medicaid coverage for hospital, doctor visits, lab tests, and more is administered by your state Medicaid office.
- Food Assistance: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Plan (SNAP), which is the new name for Food Stamps, helps individuals with limited resources buy food. It is administered by state and local agencies.
- Housing Assistance: Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher Program) provides low-income housing assistance.