What is a Representative Payee?
A representative payee is an individual or an organization designated by social security to receive SSI or SSD benefits on a beneficiary’s behalf. The Representative Payee is responsible for helping the beneficiary to budget money and to disburse the beneficiary’s funds to pay for current needs including housing utilities, food, medical expenses, and personal needs items.
Who qualifies for RCAL Representative Payee Services?
Is currently receiving SSI or SSD or in the process of applying for either
Is having difficulty managing their finances or has a family member who is currently managing their finances
Already has a representative payee and would like to switch to RCAL
Services offered by RCAL
Bill payment using beneficiary’s funds
Weekly, biweekly or monthly PNA checks
Download a Rep Payee application
Click here to download a packet of the materials you will need to fill out.
Hours of Operation for the Representative Payee Office
Weekly check distribution: Tuesdays, 1 – 3:45pm
Telephone Hours: Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 12 – 2pm
There are no walk-in hours at this time
Call or email us at (845) 331-7039 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine if the SSI/SSD beneficiary qualifies for representative payee services. Leave a detailed message and one of our specialists will return your call as soon as possible.