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When do welfare checks arrive?

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As of 2014, Supplemental Security Income is paid on the first day of every month. If the first day of the month falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it is paid the banking day before.

Social Security disability insurance is generally paid on the second, third or fourth Wednesday of the month. This is based, as of 2014, on the birthday of the recipient.

As of 2014, a person receives the first unemployment benefit check a few weeks after the initial claim. In some states, the recipient receives benefits after the first week of unemployment. Once an unemployment claim is approved, the claimant can file for payment weekly online, by phone or by mail. Regular unemployment benefits are paid for a maximum of 26 weeks in most states.

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    Who is eligible for SSI?

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    People who are eligible for Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, include those who are disabled, blind, or over the age of 65 who have limited income or resources. SSI is only available to U.S. citizens and legal residents who do not have an active warrant for deportation.

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    Who qualifies for SSI?

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    As of 2014, a person is eligible for Supplemental Security Income if he is a U.S. citizen or in a certain alien category and has limited income and resources. In addition, he must be older than 65, blind or disabled.

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    What are the SSI eligibility requirements?

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    To be eligible for Supplemental Security Income, the applicant must be 65 years of age or older, or an adult or child of any age who is blind or disabled. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently residing in the country or an eligible noncitizen. The applicant must also have limited income and limited means of support.

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    What is a copy of an SSI award letter?

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    When a person is approved for Supplemental Security Income, she receives an award letter in the mail. This award letter tells the person that she was approved and how much money she is eligible to receive each month. A copy of an SSI award letter, also known as a benefit verification letter, can be printed from the Social Security website after the user logs into her account.

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