Social Secu­ri­ty update: Direct pay­ment worth $914 arrives in 22 days

Mil­lions of Sup­ple­men­tal Secu­ri­ty Income recip­i­ents will see the first of two Decem­ber SSI pay­ments from the Social Secu­ri­ty Admin­is­tra­tion in just over three weeks, and the pay­ments will be worth up to $914 for indi­vid­ual fil­ers.
The first round of pay­ments will go out on Fri­day, Dec. 1, 2023, and the sec­ond will go out on Fri­day, Dec. 29. The dou­ble pay­ment is due to a kink in the admin­is­tra­tion’s cal­en­dar. The sec­ond pay­ment will take the place of Jan­u­ary’s pay­ment because Jan. 1 is a hol­i­day and Dec. 30 and Dec. 31 are on a week­end.
In order to qual­i­fy for the pay­ments, recip­i­ents need to be at least 65 and meet cer­tain finan­cial require­ments. Some peo­ple under the age of 65 could still qual­i­fy for the pay­ments if they are at least par­tial­ly blind or have a phys­i­cal or men­tal dis­abil­i­ty that severe­ly lim­its their dai­ly activ­i­ties for at least a year or is expect­ed to resu …