State Assistance while Waiting for Social Security Disability and SSI?

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“I am waiting for SSD and SSI. Do you know if there is state disability in Scranton, Pennsylvania that I can apply for while I am waiting for my claim to be approved?”

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Your best bet will be to contact the local office which administers the Pennsylvania General Assistance program. You may qualify under that program until you start receiving your SSD and SSI funds. These links should get you on the way.

http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/Disable/
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/LowInc/Cash/003670283.htm
http://www.nichcy.org/stateshe/pa.htm

Recommended reading (click on the picture for details):
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits



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Author: Anne P. Mitchell, Esq.

Anne P. Mitchell, Esq. is a noted family law expert, Internet law expert, and Professor of Law at Lincoln Law School of San Jose. She is the author of "Surviving Divorce: the Single Father's Guide" and "The Email Deliverability Handbook"

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