The difference between SSI and SSA is that SSI is an income enhancement program for disabled people who have pint sized or no monthly income. SSI helps avail these people with essential needs like food, shelter and clothing while SSA is the standard Social Security welfare that is always payable to workers who give up on work.
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what is the difference between ssi and ssa
SSA is the Social Security Administration. Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is a separate program. Social Security has three sections of benefits --- retirement, disability and survivor benefits --- which it funds through Social Security taxes paid...