Bryan (Brazos County) residents can collects disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) if they become disabled and can’t work as a result. You can receive either SSDI or SSI benefits from the SSA. SSDI benefits are meant for those with a strong work history, where as SSI benefits are for those who do not have a strong work history but very limited income and resources. In Brazos County, currently there are 2,705 individuals receiving SSDI and 3,329 individuals receiving SSI.
Bryan residents can either apply for benefits online or at the local SSA office below:
2120 W Briargate Dr
Bryan, Texas 77802
This SSA office also serves the residents of Buffalo, Centerville, Jewett, Leona, Midway, Oakwood, Bremond, Plantersville, Anderson, Bedias, Caldwell, Calvert, Chriesman, College Station, Concord, Deanville, Flynn, Franklin, Hearne, Iola, Kurten, Lyons, Madisonville, Marquez, Millican, Mumford, Navasota, New Baden, Normangee, North Zulch, Richards, Roans Prairie, Shiro, Snook, Somerville, Wellborn and Wheelock.
Bryan Disability Attorneys
A Bryan social security lawyer will assist you with the initial application as well as the appeals process if your initial claim is denied. There is no upfront fee or hourly cost associated with hiring a disability attorney or advocate. These legal professionals are only paid if you are successfully awarded benefits. You attorney will receive 25% of the back pay you are awarded, up to a maximum of $6,000.
A Bryan disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the surrounding cities and towns, such as: College Station, Brenham, Huntsville, Conroe, Tomball, The Woodlands, Temple, Katy, Spring, Robinson, Hewitt, Woodway, Waco, Bellmead and Aldine.
The bar association below should be contacted with any questions with regards to hiring an attorney in Bryan.
Brazos County Bar Association
P.O. Box 5801
Bryan, TX 77805
Bryan Disability Hearings
The disability hearing is the third step in the application process. If your claim is denied at the initial as well as request for reconsideration stages, you will have to request to have a disability hearing. The good news is, on average over 50% of claims are approved at the disability hearing stage. All Bryan residents will have the their hearings held at the Houston (Bissonnet) hearing office. Since Houston is almost 100 miles away from Bryan, the SSA will reimburse any costs associated with travelling to the hearing.
It can take up to a year to have a hearing scheduled with the Houston hearing office. For some individuals in extreme medical or financial situations, it is not feasible to wait that long for a disability hearing. These individuals can contact the local congressman to see if he or she will able to intervene to have their hearing scheduled sooner. The congressman for the Bryan area is:
3000 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, TX 77802
Phone: (979) 703-4037
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