To begin your application for or to ask questions about Social Security Disability, you may call your local Social Security office, or call the national toll-free number 1-800-772-1213.
To find your local Social Security office telephone number in the telephone book, look under "U.S. Government Offices", usually in a blue section in the front of your "Yellow Pages" telephone book. Where I live, it is in a section called "Government Listings", right before all of the "City Of ___" and "State Of ___" listings. The name is officially "Social Security Administration".
The website address (also called a URL) is at: http://www.socialsecurity.gov
For general information and services, the Social Security office is open from 7:00 am until 7 pm.
You may also listen to pre-recorded information 24 hours a day, which many times will answer general questions when you call the nationwide toll-free number.
The TTY number to call is 1-800-325-0778.
Information is available in Spanish as well as English.
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