Hampton Social Security Disability Resources

Any Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits application in Hampton, VA, can take four or five months to go through the initial review process, and only about 43 percent are approved at this stage. If your initial claim is denied, you can request a reconsideration, though the majority are also denied at this stage as well.

If you receive a denial following the first and second reviews, you will need to appeal the determination. An appeal will send your application into the cue for a hearing with an administrative law judge for a final determination. From beginning to end – initial claim to final appeal – the whole process can take a year or longer to complete.

To be found eligible under the Social Security Administration (SSA) guidelines for SSD, you must prove you’ve been unable to work due to long term or permanent disability. To apply for Hampton disability benefits, you can call the SSA at (800)772-1213, visit your local SSA office, or apply online at the SSA’s website. If you need help finding your local SSA office, you can call the phone number listed above, or visit the SSA’s Office Locator.

Hampton Health Resources

Your application for Hampton disability benefits should be submitted to your local SSA field office. It will be reviewed there for completeness and then forwarded to the Disability Determination Services office where the medical documentation will be examined.

In order to receive SSD, you’ll need to substantiate that you’ve gotten appropriate and ongoing medical care for the ailments responsible for your disability. Paying for healthcare with limited finances can be very difficult. Here are some Hampton disability resources for low cost and free medical services.

Hampton University Mobile Van
Hampton University School of Nursing,
Hampton, VA 23661

Victoria Boulevard Physicians
3130 Victoria Blvd,
Hampton, VA 23661-1544

H.E.L.P. Free Clinic
317 Rip Rap Rd,
Hampton, VA 23669

Other Locations in the Hampton Area:

East End Physicians
1033 28th St,
Newport News, VA 23607-4233

48th Street Physicians
4714 Marshall Ave,
Newport News, VA 23607-2247

Hampton Mental Health Resources

Whether your disability claim is based on a developmental problem or psychological illness, or such a condition plays a role in your physical disability, you must include documentation of treatment from a qualified metal healthcare provider in your SSD application. Here are a few of the Hampton disability resources for getting free or low cost mental healthcare.

H.E.L.P. Free Clinic
1320 La Salle Ave,
Hampton, VA 23669

Susan Bentley Joseph
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCBT
2211 Todds Ln,
Hampton, VA 23666

Hampton Supplemental Security Benefits

If you’re eligible for Hampton disability benefits, you may also be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), as well as Medicaid and/or Medicare. SSI is often available to those with low income who struggle to pay every day expenses. Medicare and Medicaid cover health-related expenses. To learn more about SSI, contact the Hampton SSA District Office at:

Social Security Administration
Ground Floor, 1521 Hardy Cash Dr,
Hampton, VA 23666

To learn more about Medicaid and Medicare, contact:

Hampton Department of Human Services
1320 LaSalle Ave,
Hampton, VA 23669

Your Hampton Social Security Disability Claim

Thorough medical documentation in your Hampton disability benefits application will increase your chances of being found eligible for SSD, but there’s still no guarantee you’ll be approved. A Hampton Social Security lawyer can help you increase your chances.

When disabled, financial resources are quite limited and you may be worried about paying for legal help. It’s important to realize that there are upfront expenses for hiring a Hampton Social Security attorney. In fact, the attorney is only paid if you are found eligible for SSD benefits. Social Security attorneys receive 25% (to a max of $6,000) of the total retroactive benefits you’re paid when SSD starts for you.

Contact a Hampton Social Security lawyer for a free Social Security Disability case review.

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