SSI / Social Security

Foster Care SSI Support Letter

Letter of support to SSA regarding extension of window for foster youth to apply for SSI benefits when transitioning out of foster care MORE

Foster Care Benefits

Fact Sheet on Foster Care Benefits available to foster youth. MORE

Legal Rights of Teens in Out of Home Care (2014)

This booklet, based on California law, covers some of the concerns of a youth in out-of-home care, including types of placements, guardianship, independent living, role of the courts, visitation, conf... MORE

SSI Restoration Act (H.R. 1601) Summary

This is a summary of the SSI Restoration Act, H.R. 1601, introduced by Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (Arizona). The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program funds foster care for children with ... MORE

Children with Disabilities Aren't Cheaters

Op ed piece about the Supplemental Security Income Legislation introduced by Republicans that would change the current system to one where vouchers would be used to only pay medical care. MORE