State Supplemental Payment (SSP)

October 25, 2015 - Less than a minute read

A payment a state may elect to make, which supplements the Federal Benefit Rate, thereby increasing the monthly SSI cash payment. While California makes the SSP, which increases the federal monthly cash payment by approximately 25%, California SSI recipients are ineligible for food stamps. In 2006, the SSI monthly cash payment amount (including the SSP) for a single person paying all their living costs (without contributions in cash or in-kind), is $ 834.00