Many Americans that receive extra Social Security benefits for low-income aged, blind or disabled people are likely totoday or through the mail beginning on Friday, according to the Social Security Administration.Some 8 million people get Supplemental Security Income, many with disabilities that typically prevent them from working. The average monthly benefit is $541. That means the stimulus payments — authorized under the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic — amounts to a significant cash influx for most SSI recipients.
Theare $1,200 for single people who earn less than $75,000, while married couples who earn less than $150,000 will receive $2,400. Children under 17 are eligible to get $500.