Social Security Advocacy
Social Security Advocacy services help individuals (both children and adults) who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk for homelessness and are unable to do any substantial gainful activity (work) due to a medical, physical or mental impairment that is expected to last more than a year or result in death, apply for Social Security Administration disability programs: Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance.
Social Security Advocacy Services may help individuals with their Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance claim or continuing disability review at the following levels:
- Initial application/claim.
- Reconsideration on an initial claim.
- Hearing before an administrative law judge on an initial claim.
- Appeals Council review on an initial claim.
- Continuing Disability Review.
- Reconsideration on a Continuing Disability Review.
- Hearing by an administrative law judge on a Continuing Disability Review.
Note: The services listed above are for disability claims administered by the Social Security Administration. This service does not include helping individuals apply for retirement benefits administered through the Social Security Administration.