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If your household income is low enough then you would qualify for the SNAP program (commonly referred to as food stamps) and if disabled, you may also qualify for SSI benefits and Medicaid health insurance.
And the fact that you were denied disability by the state does not mean that you cannot qualify for social security disability if you meet the proper criteria. Let me explain.
Social Security's definition of disability is as follows:
"Disability" under Social Security is based on your inability to work. We consider you disabled under Social Security rules if:
Here is a link where you can apply online for your benefit: http://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/ Your benefit will be about the same as your full retirement age retirement benefit.
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