man from St. Anthony's in San Francisco holding a sign that says "^ SSI #TalkPoverty"

Tell us your story

Maybe you have a story about trying to survive in California on the meager income that SSI/SSP provides. Maybe you know just what you’d do if you had adequate income to meet your basic needs. Tell us your story in the section below.

By telling your story, you agree to let CA4SSI coalition members use your story in materials and testimony in front of the state legislature. You understand that you may also be contacted by media who would like to hear your story. If you do not wish to speak to media or use your real name, please let us know in the comment box. Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond to each message received. We cannot provide any individualized assistance regarding messages received. 

What would $200 more a month mean for your life? Would it be the difference between food and filling you prescription? 

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