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SSI payment? Nessy, Nova, and Bam Due March 4 (boy); 18 kids; 1 angel baby; Spokane, WA, United States 5241 posts
9th Nov '12

For those mommas who got SSI for their children, when did you Receive your first payment? And was it back pay or your regular monthly payment? We got confirmation on Wednesday that Ness was approved for SSI. She told me that we needed some last minute paperwork and she could submit the pay order and we would have a payment in a few days. I faxed her the paperwork same day and she said that she submitted the pay order. I was just wondering how long it took you mommas after you received confirmation that you were approved to get your first payment? Also what can you spend the money on? Thank you!

HopingforaMiracle 1 child; USA 23056 posts
9th Nov '12

You can spend the money on whatever but mainly for her needs. I get SSDI and I got my first payment on October 17th

user banned 33 kids; Blytheville, Arkansas 7534 posts
9th Nov '12

You can spend it on whatever directly benefits her. Like, if you need to pay bills, you can technically spend it on that. Spending it on anyone else, even like toys for Novalee, is really really frowned on. If they find out you're not spending every bit on her, they can deny you any more and make you pay back everything you spent. SSA is really strict about that.

Nessy, Nova, and Bam Due March 4 (boy); 18 kids; 1 angel baby; Spokane, WA, United States 5241 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Chroma Hex [+1]:" You can spend it on whatever directly benefits her. Like, if you need to pay bills, you can technically ... [snip!] ... every bit on her, they can deny you any more and make you pay back everything you spent. SSA is really strict about that. "

Yeah i'm going to put about part of her SSI towards helping with rent and avista, so I can take a little money out of our other income for Novalee too. Cause I would feel guilty just spending all this money on Ness but none on Novalee. Lol. I don't think that would be a problem, cause I wouldn't be spending the SSI on Novalee at all, right?

user banned 33 kids; Blytheville, Arkansas 7534 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Nova and Nessa's Momma:" Yeah i'm going to put about part of her SSI towards helping with rent and avista, so I can take a little ... [snip!] ... but none on Novalee. Lol. I don't think that would be a problem, cause I wouldn't be spending the SSI on Novalee at all, right?"


No. If you need the money for bills, then that directly affects Ness's wellbeing. It's weird, but you kind of just have to use a different kind of logic. Like, if you were completely broke except for her check and needed gas to get to work, you could use it, but if you wanted a new outfit for work, you couldn't because that won't necessarily improve your situation. Ya dig?

Nessy, Nova, and Bam Due March 4 (boy); 18 kids; 1 angel baby; Spokane, WA, United States 5241 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Chroma Hex [+1]:" No. If you need the money for bills, then that directly affects Ness's wellbeing. It's weird, but you ... [snip!] ... use it, but if you wanted a new outfit for work, you couldn't because that won't necessarily improve your situation. Ya dig?"

Wait, so that would be a problem or it wouldn't be a problem? Because currently the majority of our income goes to rent and avista. So I don't have much money to spend on either of them but what I have left over I usually spend on them anyways. Lol.

user banned 33 kids; Blytheville, Arkansas 7534 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Nova and Nessa's Momma:" Wait, so that would be a problem or it wouldn't be a problem? Because currently the majority of our income ... [snip!] ... avista. So I don't have much money to spend on either of them but what I have left over I usually spend on them anyways. Lol. "


No, it wouldn't be a problem to spend it on bills if you needed to.

Nessy, Nova, and Bam Due March 4 (boy); 18 kids; 1 angel baby; Spokane, WA, United States 5241 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Chroma Hex [+1]:" No, it wouldn't be a problem to spend it on bills if you needed to. "

Okay, cause my mom is going on about how I can only spend a certain amount on bills? I'm so confused about all of this, I don't want to spend money on things i'm not supposed to and get in trouble for it and have to pay it back :(



Also, with the back pay, what can I spend that on? My mom said I can take money out of it for this month's rent with Ness's portion and take that money and spend it on things we need that's not just for Ness? Gahhh i'm so confused! :x

user banned 33 kids; Blytheville, Arkansas 7534 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Nova and Nessa's Momma:" Okay, cause my mom is going on about how I can only spend a certain amount on bills? I'm so confused ... [snip!] ... rent with Ness's portion and take that money and spend it on things we need that's not just for Ness? Gahhh i'm so confused! :x"


I think it'd be best to call SSA on Monday and make sure of everything!

Nessy, Nova, and Bam Due March 4 (boy); 18 kids; 1 angel baby; Spokane, WA, United States 5241 posts
9th Nov '12
Quoting Chroma Hex [+1]:" I think it'd be best to call SSA on Monday and make sure of everything!"

Yeah that's what I was thinking. Cause I want to make sure I spend the money right!

Barbieʚϊɞ Florida 11416 posts
11th Jan '13

If you need help I am on ssi pm me