SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance): Long Term Disability pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured,” meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes.
SSI (Supplemental Security Income): Pays benefits based on financial need. SSI makes monthly payments to people who have low income and few resources and are age 65 or older, blind or disabled.
This nonprofit organization assists people with education, training, employment services, naturalization and refugee services. Residents of Los Angeles County can apply for food, shelter, health care without having to visit a DPSS Office. Access CES’s benefits website now for services in English, Spanish, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.