Originally Posted by BlueAtlas
I'm a little confused. Unemployment benefits are for those who are able to work but can't find a job. SSDI is for those who are unable to work. If you get unemployment benefits, how can you also qualify for SSDI? I'm sorry, I must be a little thick. Can someone explain this to me? I don't want to give wrong advice or information. Thanks!
You are correct > In my case I was working very P/T . at one point . I tried going back to work , and was so happy when I got a job. it did not last too long though. It made things worse when I had lost the job. I filed for unemployment, and recieved benifits for a certain time period , meanwhile , I became clinically depressed , among other things. After the unemployment ran out, I had to go on welfare for a brief time period , and collected food stamps as well. My son was on SSI .
At that time I filed a claim through Social Security, I continued to sprial down . The claim was first denied, and was won on the reconsideration level. I was not working enough HRs , to affect the SS , SGA, + I did not have to pay back any unemployment income. However, with the welfare , YES that was paid back.