Spouse & Widow(er) Social Security

Social Security's Disabled Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits.

Social Security's Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the divorced spouse of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

Social Security's Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

Social Security's Spouse Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the spouse of a worker who receives Social Security Retirement or Disability benefits.

Social Security's Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse's Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled surviving divorced spouse of a worker who had earned enough Social Security credits.

Social Security's Independently Entitled Divorced Spouse’s Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are eligible to receive Social Security benefits.

Social Security's Divorced Spouse Benefits is federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are receiving (or are eligible to receive) Social Security benefits.