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COVID-19: Information for Social Security Claimants Recipients

Disability Benefits

Last updated on 07/27/2021 at 4:53 pm

All Social Security Offices are open for business by telephone or internet, but their offices are NOT open to walk-ins. Services are limited to telephone and the SSA website.

Can I just go to the Social Security office?

How do I file Social Security paperwork?

I got turned down. Can I still file an appeal?

Can I file a new claim for SSI online?

Can I file a new claim for Social Security Disability benefits online?

What about Representative Payee issues?

What if I have address or telephone number changes?

I have a hearing set up. Will I still have my hearing?

My claim is at the Disability Determination Services (DDS). How do I communicate with that office?

How do I apply for help from Legal Aid?