Getting Rid of Your SSI Payee

November 20, 2022
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A payee is a person or organization who gets your monthly social security or SSI check. They are responsible to pay your bills and help you buy things. Max Barrows, Outreach Director of Green Mountain Self-Advocates, interviews Lehana Guyettte from Vermont. Lehana shares her story about how she became her own payee for her SSI benefits.

Lehana is a GMSA peer leader and Youth Ambassador. She completed a training program teaching youth about their rights and how to make decisions for themselves. Youth Ambassadors study with The Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice a national youth resource center on alternatives to guardianship.

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