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Escondido Social Security Disability Resources

The review process for any application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in Escondido, CA, can take several months, and the majority of claims are initially denied (about 46%). If you’re denied benefits, you may request a second review. If that second review also ends with a denial, you’ll need to appeal the determination. This will send your case before an administrative law judge for review and a final determination. It can take anywhere from seven months to year or more before all reviews and appeals are exhausted.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) requires any disabled individual to have been unable to hold a job, or to have their ability to work severely limited due to long-term or permanent disability.

Escondido Health Resources

Your completed Escondido disability benefits application should be submitted to your local SSA office where the staff will review it to ensure all forms and documents are present before it is forwarded on to the Determination Services (DDS) office. The DDS reviews all of the medical documentation supporting your disability claim.

To support your claim, you must show you’ve gotten ongoing, appropriate healthcare for the disabling health conditions which have prevented you from working. Doing this with limited financial resources can be very difficult. Here are a few Escondido disability resources for low cost and free healthcare services.

Neighborhood Healthcare – Women’s Center
215 S Hickory St, Suite 212,
Escondido, CA 92025-4361
(760)737-6900

Neighborhood Healthcare
460 N Elm St,
Escondido, CA 92025-3002
(760)520-8100

Ray M. Dickinson Wellness Center
425 N Date St,
Escondido, CA 92025-3413
(760)520-8300

Neighborhood Healthcare
1001 E Grand Ave,
Escondido, CA 92025-4604
(760)520-8200

Escondido Family Medicine
255 N Ash St Ste 101,
Escondido, CA 92027-3069
(619)478-5254

Centro Medico, Escondido
1151 E Washington Ave, Suite C,
Escondido, CA 92025-2254
(760)871-0606

Escondido Mental Health Resources

Many who apply for disability do so because of a mental or psychological condition that is preventing them from earning a living. Others may have such conditions that affect their physical disability. In either case, adequate documentation of mental health treatment received must be part of the application for Escondido disability benefits. Here are some of the Escondido disability resources for free and low cost mental health services.

Mental Health Systems, Inc
125 W Mission Ave,
Escondido, CA 92025-1720
(760)747-3424

Neighborhood Healthcare - Ray M. Dickinson Wellness Center
425 N Date St, # 203,
Escondido, CA 92025
(760)520-8300

Escondido Family Medicine
255 N Ash St Ste 101,
Escondido, CA 92027-3069
(619)478-5254

Escondido Supplemental Security Benefits

If approved for Escondido disability benefits, you may also be eligible for other resources, including: Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and Medicare. SSI is commonly issued to those who need help paying bills and meeting other daily expense needs. Medi-Cal, which is California’s Medicaid program, and Medicare both pay medical-related costs.

To learn more about Medi-Cal and Medicare, contact:

San Diego County Social Services Agency Family Resource Center - North Inland
620 E Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025
(760)740-4250

Your Escondido Social Security Disability Claim

In applying for Escondido disability benefits you’ll need substantial medical documentation, and the stronger that documentation the better. Even then, there is no assurance you’ll be found eligible to receive SSD benefits, but an Escondido Social Security lawyer can greatly increase your chances.

You may be concerned about how you’ll afford the services of an Escondido Social Security lawyer, but you shouldn’t be, as an Escondido Social Security attorney is only paid if you’re approved for benefits. The attorney will then receive 25% (up to a max of $6,000) of the retroactive benefits you’re paid at the start of your SSD.

If you are interested in obtaining an evaluation of your Social Security Disability case, click the "Free Disability Evaluation" link at the top of the page for your free case evaluation or to get more information about hiring an Escondido disability attorney. .