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Jonathan Tierney
Jonathan Tierney, Certified Public Accountant
Category: Social Security
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We have custody and are raising our grandson and his soul supporters.

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We have custody and are raising our grandson and his soul supporters. I understand I can file for social security support for him. What do I look for on the ssi site to file.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 10 months ago.
Hi, my name is ***** ***** I can help. Are one of his parent's deceased?
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 10 months ago.
If yes, the child would qualify for survivors' benefit, however you are unable to apply for them online. You can call(###) ###-####or at a local Social Security office which you can find here: https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp. You can also visit this page for more information about survivors' benefits: https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/howtoapply.html as well as see the attached publications below. I hope this answers your question. Please let me know if I can clarify anything or answer any additional questions.Thanks, Jonathan