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Social Security Question:
can I receive any type of benefit for a live in caregiver that is a relative or a friend?, instead of going through an agency
Social Security Answer:
can I receive any type of benefit for a live in caregiver that is a relative or a friend?, instead of going through an agency, if I can
how would I inguire?
Support Replied ~ 01-15-2009 18:47:04
SS only pays for a parent to take care of a disabled child of a disabled or dec'd wage earner. The state has programs, I think, that helps with care for the disabled.
However, you can call your local office and see what agency there is in your area to help you......Carol
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