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SSI: Money In A Hurry

Applying for an Emergency Advance Payment (EAP)

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Emergency Advance Payments are at the discretion of the local Social Security office. The procedure for an Emergency Advance Payment varies among the various offices even more than Presumptive SSI.

In addition to having Branch offices that can't issue checks, there are offices that will refuse to immediately write a check and make you return in a few days to get the check.

Others will not make Emergency Advance Payments at all.

Hopefully, a knowledgeable person at your local disease specific non-profit organization will know how your local offices handle these payments. The organization can also help guide you about maximizing your chances for obtaining an advance. 

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