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  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI): The Law on Overpayments and Collections (Video)

    This video about Social Security Overpayments and Collections was created for GeorgiaLegalAid.org by Maria Keller and Jacqueline Givens, law students at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. The video content is based on a community education brochure created by Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. and prepared under the direction of Georgia Legal Services Program. This is legal information, not legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should speak with a lawyer. Read More

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    Spanish / Español

Issues with SSI and Social Security (2)+

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Social Security & SSI (3)+

  • Income Support: Social Security

    Social Security, the nation's best known form of insurance, provides a retirement and insurance program for older and disabled Americans. There are three basic categories of cash benefits under Social Security: retirement, disability and survivor benefits. Rules, payment schedules and eligibility for each program are distinct. Although a person may qualify for more than one type of benefit under Social Security, he/she can collect only one of these three benefits at a time. The following are brief highlights of each program. Read More

  • SSI Overpayments: What to Do if You Got a Notice of Overpayment from Social Security

    This video provides basic advice on what to do if you receive a notice of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) overpayment from Social Security. It reviews your options for what to do next, including reconsideration or a waiver of overpayment. Read More

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI): The Law on Overpayments and Collections (Video)

    This video about Social Security Overpayments and Collections was created for GeorgiaLegalAid.org by Maria Keller and Jacqueline Givens, law students at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. The video content is based on a community education brochure created by Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. and prepared under the direction of Georgia Legal Services Program. This is legal information, not legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should speak with a lawyer. Read More

    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

TANF/Temporary Aid to Needy Families (6)+

  • An Overview of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and Public Housing Authorities

    Temporary Assistance to Needy Families is the new "Welfare" program. In 1996 Congress passed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act. This act abolished the old welfare entitlement program Aid to Families with Dependant Children (AFDC), and created a new block grant program, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Under TANF, you no longer get a check for an indefinite period of time. In Georgia, families that include an adult in the grant have a lifetime limit of 48 months (4 years) in which they can receive benefits. This document contains more important information about TANF. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • TANF Sanctions: What Are My Rights?

    People who receive aid under the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program have to meet a number of requirements. This document explains what happens when families receiving TANF fail to comply with the TANF requirements. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • TANF: What Happens When I Go to Work?

    This document describes the different kinds of support services that families receiving TANF can get when the head of the household goes to work, such as child care, Medicaid health benefits and help with transportation. The document also describes what you can do if you do not get the support services you have asked for. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and Public Housing

    This document answers common questions about Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and the way the benefits affect a family's rights in Public Housing. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • The Enhanced Services Project Attorney's Guide to TANF

    This video reviews the most important things for Enhanced Services Project volunteer attorneys to know about TANF when following up with Atlanta Legal Aid clients. Georgia's TANF State Plan: http://ow.ly/XG7va TANF paper application: http://ow.ly/XG9eG Read More

  • Work and Public Housing and TANF Benefits

    Information on public housing policies which encourage tenants to work. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®

Your SSI and Social Security (2)+

  • Income Support: Social Security

    Social Security, the nation's best known form of insurance, provides a retirement and insurance program for older and disabled Americans. There are three basic categories of cash benefits under Social Security: retirement, disability and survivor benefits. Rules, payment schedules and eligibility for each program are distinct. Although a person may qualify for more than one type of benefit under Social Security, he/she can collect only one of these three benefits at a time. The following are brief highlights of each program. Read More

  • SSI Overpayments: What to Do if You Got a Notice of Overpayment from Social Security

    This video provides basic advice on what to do if you receive a notice of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) overpayment from Social Security. It reviews your options for what to do next, including reconsideration or a waiver of overpayment. Read More

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Know Your Rights Articles (6)+