Tulsa Social Security Disability Resources

Putting in an application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in Tulsa, OK means you’ll be looking at least four to five months before your initial claim is reviewed, and only about 49% are approved. If you’re denied, you can request your claim is reconsidered. If denied a second time, you’ll need to appeal, sending your claim before an administrative law judge for a final determination. From start to finish this whole process can take a year or longer.

Eligibility for SSD under Social Security Administration (SSA) guidelines requires proving you’ve been unable to hold a job for more than a year due to permanent or long-term disability. To apply for Tulsa disability benefits, you may phone the SSA at (800)772-1213, visit a local SSA office, or apply online at the SSA’s website, here. Should you need help finding your local Tulsa field office, call the phone number listed above, or visit the SSA’s Office Locator webpage, here.

Tulsa Health Resources

The local Tulsa SSA office will look over your application to ensure all documents are present and then send it to the Disability Determination Services office for assessment of the medical documentation related to your disability. In order to receive SSD, you must show you’ve regularly gotten medical treatment for the medical condition(s) causing disability. With limited income, paying for ongoing medical care is impractical, if not impossible. Here are some Tulsa disability resources for low cost and free medical services to help you out.

Morton Midtown Clinic
102 N Denver Ave,
Tulsa, OK 74103-1806
(918)295-6942

Community Health Connection
9912 E 21st St,
Tulsa, OK 74129-1620
(918)622-0641

East Tulsa Family Medical
11511 E 21st St,
Tulsa, OK 74129-1815
(918)439-4422

Midtown Family Health Center
102 N Denver Ave,
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918)295-6942

Morton Comprehensive Health Services
1334 N Lansing Ave,
Tulsa, OK 74106
(918)587-2171

Neighbor for Neighbor Free Clinic
505 E 36th St N,
Tulsa, OK 74106
(918)425-5578

OU Community Health Clinic
1111 S Saint Louis Ave,
Tulsa, OK 74120
(918)660-3614

OU Community Health Clinic -East Central Village
12301 E Archer St,
Tulsa, OK 74116
(918)437-6767

Tulsa Dream Center Free Medical Clinic
200 W 46th St N,
Tulsa, OK 74126
(918)430-9984

Xavier Medical Clinic
10711 E 11th St,
Tulsa, OK 74115
(918)583-7233

Tulsa Mental Health Resources

You may be applying for SSD based on a psychological or mental condition preventing you from working, or such a condition may play a part in a physical disability. Either case means you’ll need to include documentation of treatment from a qualified metal health services provider in your SSD application. Here are a few of the Tulsa disability resources available for getting free or low cost mental healthcare.

Family Medical Care - St. John Health System
81st and Memorial (South Building), # 100
Tulsa, OK 74136
(918)872-6880

Community Health Connection
9912 E 21st St,
Tulsa, OK 74129
(918)622-0641

Indian Health Care Resource Center
550 S Peoria Ave,
Tulsa, OK 74119
(918)588-1900

Neighbors Along The Line
5000 Charles Page Blvd,
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918)584-1111

Tulsa Supplemental Security Benefits

If you’re found eligible for Tulsa disability benefits, you may also be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), in addition to Medicare and/or Medicaid. SSI is typically available to those who residential care or other such services. Medicare and Medicaid cover medical-related costs and expenses. To learn more about SSI, contact the Tulsa SSA office at:

Social Security Administration
4750 S Garnett Rd,
Tulsa, OK 74146
(866)931-7106

To discover more about Medicaid and Medicare, contact:

Human Services Centers
444 S. Houston
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918)581-2401

Or visit the Oklahoma Health Care Authority’s website, here to learn more about Medicaid services.

Your Tulsa Social Security Disability Claim

The medical documentation in your Tulsa disability benefits application can increase your chances of being found eligible for SSD but it won’t guarantee eligibility no matter how significant the documentation may be. A Tulsa Social Security lawyer can assist you, increasing your chances of receiving benefits.

As a disabled person with limited financial resources, paying for legal assistance is intimidating. A Tulsa Social Security attorney will not charge upfront fees and only gets paid if you get benefits. If you’re found eligible for SSD you’ll receive retroactive benefits and 25% of those will go to your Tulsa Social Security lawyer, up to a maximum of $6,000.

A free Social Security Disability case review is available from a qualified Tulsa Social Security lawyer by clicking here.