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nikki
I appied to be my sons new

I applied to be my sons new payee on July 18th. When will he receive his 1st check as me as the payee?

Hi Nikki
Hi Nikki, in most cases, when you change payees, your next check will be sent to your new payee. In rare cases, the process may take a bit longer, but seldomly takes more than a month to change your payee.
mark fortunato
i have a rep payee, AND I

i have a rep payee, AND I HAVE BEEN IN CONTROL OF MY OWN AFFAIRS AND CHECKING ACCOUNT. AS FAR BACK AS I CAN REMEMBER I HAVE BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR WRITE, ETC ETC CHECKS BALANCING MY ACCOUNT/MONEY'S. ALONG WITH PAYING MY OWN BILLS ETC ETC... SO WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO TO BE MY OWN REP PAYEE!!

Hi Mark,

Hi Mark,
You may want to contact the SSA with this information, as they may help you with becoming your own payee if possible.

Matt
My great aunt was my great

My great aunt was my great uncles payee for 15 years and She passed away on June 5 2016. After her death my uncle received notification his benefits were suspended until a another rep payee was appointed.Concerned of his well being I went to SSA local office with him and applied to be his rep. After two long months of no benefits today I receive a check in the mail. I no longer want to be his payee and we no longer even have contact with each other. What do I do with the benefits I received?

Hi Matt, I would contact the

Hi Matt, I would contact the SSA and let them know that you wish to no longer be your great uncle's payee, they can advise you as to what you need to do with the check.

Timothy
My daughter just turn 19

My daughter just turn 19 social security deny her but I'm still recieving benefits on a appeal... Can I still terminated the appeal case if they approved another payee

Hi Timothy,

Hi Timothy,
I'm not sure, but your daughter may not be eligible for benefits based off of your work record or income and resources.

Anonymous
How do i stop being somrones

How do i stop being somrones payee. I am very ill.

Hi there,

Hi there,
I'm sorry to hear about that! You can contact the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 and they can reassign a payee.

anonymous
My daughter is her husband&

My daughter is her husband's payee for his SSI. Due to abuse she wants to stop being his payee and leave him. How would she do that?

Hi There,

Hi There,
I'm sorry to hear about that!
She can do that by contacting the SSI and informing them that she no longer wishes to be his payee.

Renee
DSS is my sons guardian at

DSS is my sons guardian at the moment. He has been back in my home since July 29th how can I change his payee to me? His worker told me to just go file an application yet, I have been reading a lot of different things like having a letter from court stating he is in my custody?

Hi Renee,

Hi Renee,
Generally the SSA will assign a representative payee for someone who needs one, regardless of custody. It may be a good idea to contact the SSA to find out their exact criteria, and it also may be a good idea to find someone that you trust who would be able and willing to be a payee as well, in case there is any trouble assigning yourself as the payee.

DG
I AM A PAYEE FOR FRIEND BUT

I AM A PAYEE FOR FRIEND BUT HE HAS BECOME NOT ONLY VERBALLY ABUSIVE BUT HE IS ALSO VERY DESTRUCTIVE. I DO NOT WANT TO BE HIS PAYEE ANY LONGER. ISN'T THERE A WAY ONLINE TO FILL THE FORMS OUT RATHER THAN GO INTO AN OFFICE. I DO NOT WANT TO JEOPARDIZE MY JOB

Hi DG,

Hi DG,
You may want to contact the SSA by phone, they can best advise you how to have another payee assigned for your friend.

Patricia I a...
My question is I am the payee

My question is I am the payee for my daughter but her father is trying to take that away from me cuz he wants her money I use the money for her school clothes shoes food and a roof over her head how do I stop him

Hi Patricia,

Hi Patricia,
it may be a good idea to contact the SSA with the information about what is going on, they may not reassign a payee who is using the beneficiary's monthly benefits correctly.

Anonymous
I have been my brothers payee

I have been my brothers payee and he was provided housing in another town. The place he lives is not good and I have made ever attempt to get him close to me where i can keep an eye on him and secure better housing due drug use and his being taken advantage of. I have taken with the agency who provided him housing with no help.What can I do?

Hi there,

Hi there,
You may want to contact the housing authority in your state, they may have programs available for your brother depending on his condition.

william
my doctor said he would fill

my doctor said he would fill out the SSA form in my favor and my goal is to my own payee the instant the SSA form is processed, would it be in a day, instantly, a few days.

Hi William,

Hi William,
Generally the process to receive disability benefits may take up to a few months.

Anonymous
My grandson wants to be his

My grandson wants to be his own payee now that he is 20yrs old, what do I have to do to change this?

Hi there,

Hi there,
You should contact the SSA regarding this, they can either assign him a new payee if he cannot be his own, or change their records so that he can be his own payee.

James
I have requested a new payee

I have requested a new payee and was told the next monthly check would be paper going to the new payee will that start now in October since this request was made in September??

Hi James,

Hi James,
It may be best to check with your new payee, they may have received notification from the SSA that they would start getting your benefits.

Anonymous
My have been my sons payee

My have been my sons payee about 2 years since his approval. I learned a month ago that he went to the SS office and they turned control of his money to him. My son is not capable of handling his own money he does not pay for any of his basic needs. He will not but things to bath with, food, clothes, or anything that provide basic needs. O don't understand how they can let him control his funds without requiring him to be examined by a doctor just an office visit to SS. He has one of the worse cases of paranoid schizophrenia. He has had about 15 mental health stays in the last two years. He has solicited people in the neighborhood for guns so he can shoot is family. There is documentation of this at the police department. He has a 10 day mental stay after this incident. My fear no is that he will carry out this threat of buying a gun because he has control of his check now. How do he get a new payee? He is not capable of handling his money. All be buys us cigarettes, alcohol and fast food with his money. He is broke in three days and he has not provided any basic needs for himself.

Hi there,

Hi there,
you may want to contact the SSA and let them know about this, they can help you with assigning a new payee.

Patty
Yes my son will be 18 next

Yes my son will be 18 next year his dad is his payee we live in Indiana can my son take his dad off of being his payee he is capable enough to pay bills and rent on his own please reply by my email.

Hi Patty,

Hi Patty,
It may be possible for your child to not require a payee, all you need to do is contact the SSA with some information about your child's situation.

June tinsley
I'm my sons payee I 65

I'm my sons payee I 65 drawing ss he want go to dr want take his meds want help me get his grocery want take out trash want clean up want take bath want I'm I suppose to do if I can't do it anymore! !

Hi June,

Hi June,
You may want to contact the SSA and have them change your son's payee if you do not wish to be one any longer.

Anonymous
If I feel she needs to be in

If I feel she needs to be in nursing home but she want agree and her home is not livable what can I do and I no longer want to be her payee

Hi there,

Hi there,
You can contact the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 to have the SSA assign them a new payee.

annonymous
My husband is on disability

My husband is on disability with rare form of dementia, as in young onset, his speech has become very hard to understand, he understands most everything, but cant follow directions very well. The ssa has asked that maybe I should become his rep payee. We have be married for 28 yrs and have a joint checking acct.I have done all the book keeping in our family. We have a good marriage and will I be keeping him at home till he dies, per his request. Since this is a type of requested payee, not required, are the stipulations still the same? Ie: different bank accts, keeping account of everything that is spent on him etc....how does that work when what he gets is what we live on?

Hi there,

Hi there,
I'm sorry to hear that.
Generally it's good practice to follow the guidelines for representative payees, even if the payee is a voluntary one.

Steve
I'm moving to arizona,

I'm moving to arizona, but can I keep my payee the sane person and she lives in michigan

Greg
I won my case there going

I won my case there going back pay 6 years from 2006 to 2013 then cut me of saying am no disability no more and now it 2017 and i been working as class driver deliver. Fuel in big rig and singal parent there draging there feet say now i need a payee out of blue what do i do so i get paid in full for 6 years back pay.

Hi Greg,

Hi Greg,
You may want to get in touch with someone you would trust with your money, and then contact the SSA and have them as your payee.

Mel
Im a payee for a friend, and

Im a payee for a friend, and I've been her payee for over two years, i no longer want to be her payee, and I've told her this many times, but she refuses to take me off because she has no one else to be her payee, and I've called ssi and they told me to talk to her, and we come in together, but she refuses, she also doesnt live in the same town as me, and i dont have a vehicle, what do i do? Please help.

Anonymous
Can you have a payee and

Can you have a payee and still be in charge of your money? And if your payee removes themself and if u don't have one to replace the payee will ssa stop your check till u have a new payee?

Hi there,

Hi there,
the SSA would appoint a new payee at that point, and they may hold any funds until you have a new payee appointed.

Leslie Jones
Please get back to me soon as

Please get back to me soon as possible this ssi disability really sucks yes my mom can handle stuff on her on just want to want to depend on me I don't same check she does she can have it I never wanted it I hate the same thing ruins my life I wasn't born with a disability anyway plus took dads name off the check your bitch mom is don't anything to with her anyway I want ssi check canceled that's how I feel thank you

Hi Leslie,

Hi Leslie,
We are not affiliated with the federal government or the SSA and cannot cancel your disability checks. However, you may want to contact the nearest SSA office with this information, they can help you with this. You can find a listing of SSA offices here:
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/social-security-disability-locat...

christina
I am my daughters payee. She

I am my daughters payee. She is 18yrs old with bipolar. She wants all her money sent to her now ,so she is going down to SSI to remove me. What can I do about this, can she remove me without me being there.

Hi Christina,

Hi Christina,
She may not be eligible for benefits past the age of 18 if she is on child SSI, but if she is on adult SSI and is required to have a payee she may not be able to change her payee without some compelling reason for the SSA to appoint another payee.

Lisa
I was my stepdaughter payee

I was my stepdaughter payee and she went with her mom to changes her payee a week ago with out knowing about it til the other day cause she told that her mom would get her check dec 1 st someone told me i would. I don't know how true this is. I was wondering if this is true or not

Hi Lisa,

Hi Lisa,
If you're not sure who the payee is, you can always check with the SSA. I would recommend making an appointment at your closest SSA office by calling 1-800-772-1213.

Kevin radke
Me and my wife seperated and

Me and my wife seperated and getting a divorce and I'm her payee so how do I step down from being her payee so I can get a divorce?

Hi Kevin,

Hi Kevin,
You need to contact the SSA regarding this, you can do so by calling them at 1-800-772-1213

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