Social Security Benefits*
Surviving spouses and children may be eligible for Social Security Survivors benefits.
Contact the Social Security Administration to determine which benefits for which you may be eligible.
Benefits can include:
- One-time death payment, currently $255.
- Survivors benefits.
Visit the Social Security Administration’s for key information on benefits.
Survivor’s Planner: A Special Lump-Sum Death Payment
Survivors Planner: How You Apply For Survivors Benefits
Survivors Planner: Survivors Benefits For Your Widow Or Widower