The Social Security Administration provides benefits to children of disabled or retired parents, grandparents or step parents in some cases.The child must be either a minor child (under 18), an adult who was disabled before the age of 22 or a high school student under 19 years of age. There are many benefits available to children, but they vary depending on the exact circumstances and benefits received by the parent or guardian.
Contact your local SSA office or visit the website www.ssa.gov for more information.
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