Supplemental Security Income payments worth $687 will be sent out to every eligible household.
Supplemental Security Income 2022
The US Sun reported that the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a government program that assists persons who are unable to earn enough money on their own. Further, it provides monthly payments to adults and children with a disability or blindness who have income and resources below specific financial limits.
Last month, approximately five million eligible people received the SSI checks, and the program is designed to assist seniors, as well as adults with disabilities and children. SSI payments are also made to people age 65 and up who are financially eligible but do not have a disability. It comes for the seniors across America that are set to receive Social Security checks worth up to $1,657 were sent out to.
Those who were born on the 21st to 31st of the month. Social Security checks increased up to 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), the boost came into force on January 1. It was the largest COLA increase in nearly around 40 years and means checks will see a $92 increase on average, from $1,565 to $1,657.
Moreover, the COLA for 2022 is the greatest increase in Social Security payments since the 7.4 percent increase in January 1982. COLAs have been moderate up until this year, averaging 1.65 percent each year over the last decade, with no rise in benefits in 2016.
Here are the SSI dates
Those who claim Supplemental Security Income (SSI) get theirs on the first of every month regardless of the day. However, SSI claimants received their first COLA payments at the end of December in 2021, mainly because of the holiday schedule.
Following are the 2022 payment schedule:
- February 1
- March 1
- April 1
- April 29
- June 1
- July 1
- August 1
- September 1
- September 30
- November 1
- December 1
- December 30