Applying For Social Security Disability Insurance or SSI

Applying For Social Security Disability Insurance or SSI

  • Your Attorney cannot assist you with the Initial Application Process
  • It is advised to apply for Social Security Disability or SSI in person at the Social Security Office
  • You can find your local office through the Social Security Website at www.ssa.gov
  • It is recommended to call the office to determine the best time to come in and apply
  • You will need to bring a list of your prescriptions, your work history over the last 10-15 years, and your treating sources over the past year
  • You may apply for Social Security Disability Online, but it is discouraged because clients may become easily confused with the process
  • Upon Applying for Social Security Disability in person, you should obtain written proof that you have successfully applied
  • If you cannot go to the office to apply in person, it is encouraged to apply via phone

This short informational video was provided by Anne Howard, an Experienced  Connecticut Social Security Disability Attorney.