Allen (Colin County), TX residents are entitled to disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) if they become disabled and are unable to work as a result. There are two different disability programs: SSDI and SSI. There are currently 9,140 individuals receiving SSDI and 7,274 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Collin County. You can learn more about the eligibility criteria for SSDI and SSI, here.
An Allen resident can either applying for disability benefits online or at your local SSA office, listed below:
3250 Craig Dr
McKinney, TX 75070
This SSA office also serves the residents of Celina, Plano, Frisco, Sachse, Prosper, Weston, Wylie, Copeville, Josephine, Lavon, Nevada, Princeton, Anna, Blue Ridge, Melissa, and Westminster.
Allen Disability Attorneys
Allen social security attorneys can assists applicants with the disability application process. Not only will your lawyer help you file an initial application for disability, but he or she will also represent you during the appeals process if your initial application is denied.
Learn more about the benefits of hiring a disability attorney or advocate, here.
An Allen disability attorney can also help disability applicants who are filing Social Security Disability claims in the areas of Dallas, Plano, Denton, Greenville, Longview, McKinney, Palestine, Pleasant Grove, Sherman, Tyler and Waxahachie.
You can contact the Collin County Bar association with any questions about hiring an attorney in Allen:
Collin County Bar Association
P.O. Box 3216
McKinney, Texas 75070
Allen Disability Hearings
The disability hearing is the 2nd stage in the disability appeals process. If your claim is denied at the initial application stage, as well as the request for reconsideration stage, then you will have to file for a disability hearing. All Allen residents will have their hearings held at the North Dallas hearing office.
The disability hearing is generally an applicant’s best chance of being approved for benefits. Thus, you will want to strongly consider hiring a disability attorney or advocate if you have not already done so.
Due to the heavy backlog of cases, it can take up to a year to have a hearing scheduled with the Dallas office. However, if you need to have a hearing scheduled sooner due to a difficult financial or medical situation, you can contact your local congressman to see if this is a possibility.
The congressman's office information for the Allen area is:
1255 W 15th Street
Plano, Texas 75075
Phone: (469) 304-0382
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