If he receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) the answer is definitely "no." However, if the father has ever been a wageearner, he may actually be receiving SSDI (Social Security disability) and if his work record was strong enough, there may be benefits for his dependents, which is a single monthly sum divided equally between all dependents.
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My colleagues are correct -the answer is no if he gets SSI, and only "maybe" if he gets SSDI.
best of luck to you.
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