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Social Security Disability in Baltimore

Get Disability Insurance in Baltimore, Maryland

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Social Security Disability Insurance, which was created by the Federal Government, provides wage replacement benefits to workers who are disabled with a severe mental or physical health condition which is expected to last for 12 continuous months and does not allow the worker to perform substantial gainful activity (SGA).

Workers who are determined disabled and who have enough work credits to be considered insured may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance in Baltimore, Maryland. Workers may earn work credits by working jobs which are covered by Social Security and paying employment taxes. Credits can generally be earned at a rate of 4 credits per year and claimants need approximate 20-40 work credits to qualify for SSDI in Baltimore. The amount of work credits needed to be insured will vary by age at the time of disability.

Widows, widowers, dependents and disabled dependents over 18 years old, who were disabled prior to the age of 22, may also receive Social Security Disability Insurance in Baltimore which is paid as dependent benefits.

Claimants who have not consistently worked but who are disabled, blind or aged (age 65 and older) may qualify for a second federal wage replacement program called Supplemental Security Income or SSI.

Supplemental Security Income in Baltimore will pay monthly benefits to qualifying claimants to pay for their basic necessities. Claimants who are approved for Baltimore Supplemental Security Income may also qualify for Medicaid, in most states, at the time of their approval.


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Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits
in Baltimore, Maryland

To apply for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income in Baltimore, Maryland, or any other city in the area including: Rosedale, Dundalk, Catonsville, Essex, Towson, Pikesville or Calverton, contact the Social Security Administration by:



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Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)
for the Philadelphia Region (which services Maryland)


The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) files all reconsiderations, schedules hearings and handles all Appeal Council reviews. The ODAR for the Philadelphia Region, which includes Maryland, services the residents in the Mid-Atlantic States of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. You can reach the Philadelphia Regional Office at the address below.

Social Security Administration
Office of Disability and Adjudication and Review
4th Floor, 300 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

Mailing Address:
PO Box 13496, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19101

Telephone: (215) 597-9980
Fax: (215) 597-4183


Baltimore, Maryland, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)

Each request for a Social Security Disability hearing is processed by one of the Social Security Administration's 18 hearing offices. The address and phone number for the Baltimore ODAR office is listed below:

Social Security Administration
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
The Symphony Center, Room 300
1010 Park Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-5600

Telephone: (866) 613- 3960
Fax: (410) 962- 6999


The Baltimore ODAR office services the following cities in Maryland: Abingdon, Annapolis, Baltimore (downtown), Baltimore (Glen Burnie), Baltimore North, Baltimore Northeast, Baltimore (Reisterstown), Baltimore (Rossville), Baltimore West, Columbia, Owings Mills, Towson, and Westminster. This office also services Martinsburg and Petersburg, West Virginia.


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Disability Determination Services in Maryland

The Disability Determination Services (DDS) office, funded entirely through the Social Security Administration (SSA), makes disability determinations for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for claimants in Maryland. Maryland residents with disabilities apply for benefits at their local Social Security Field Office and their SSDI or SSI applications are forwarded to DDS for a disability determination.

Division of Rehabilitation Services
PO Box 6338
Timonium, Maryland 21094-6338

Phone: (410) 308-4360
Email: md.dd.timonium.dds@ssa.gov


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Social Security Administration Field Offices
for Baltimore, Maryland


According to the Social Security Administration, the SSA field offices in Maryland perform a full range of services. Claimants may apply for SSDI or SSI, replace their Social Security cards, make changes to their benefits information or the SSA will help Medicare beneficiaries with limited income and resources apply for extra help with the cost of their prescription drugs under the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program.

Social Security Administration
1010 Park Ave,
Suite 200,
Baltimore, MD 21201

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Social Security Administration
6820 Hospital Dr,
Suite 100,
Baltimore, MD 21237

Telephone: 1-800-325-0778

Social Security Administration
Ste 415 Rotunda Mall,
711 West 40th Street,
Baltimore, MD 21211

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Social Security Administration
Belair-Edison Crossing,
2401 Bel Air Rd #106,
Baltimore, MD 21213

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Social Security Administration
Reisterstown Plaza,
6722 Reisterstown Rd,
Baltimore, MD 21215

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Social Security Administration
3431 Benson Ave,
Suite C,
Baltimore, MD 21227

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213


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Why Hire a Disability Lawyer in Baltimore?


If you are a disabled resident of Baltimore, you could be eligible for the Baltimore Social Security Disability benefits. These benefits help provide you, if you are a victim, with financial assistance to compensate for the work your disability prevents you from doing.

But the vastness and complexity of the Baltimore social security disability law could intimidate a layperson like you. Therefore, it would be in your interests to hire an experienced Baltimore social security disability lawyer. Click here for a FREE assessment of your case. Your lawyer or advocate or attorney or advocate will argue your case effectively and win the maximum amount in benefits for you and your dependents.

As a rule, disability lawyers and advocates know the laws of this subject and are adept at helping their clients with problems in this area. So tell your Baltimore social security disability lawyer or advocate about your disability problem and the extent to which it affects your life. He can also put you wise to government funding that you are eligible for.

Sometimes, victims think they can win benefits through the court, without hiring a Baltimore social security disability lawyer. But research proves otherwise. This is because a Baltimore social security disability lawyer or advocate is experienced in dealing with disability benefit laws and issues and knows its regulations, as well as the functioning of a courtroom.

You might be hesitant to consult a disability lawyer or advocate because you worry about the steep fees that he might charge you. However, if you think of the final result of the case and how much he can win for you-that you can't do on your own-you will find his fees cost-effective at the very least, if not a steal. Besides, there are many lawyers and advocates or attorneys and advocates who may choose not to charge you anything, until and if he wins your case. If this is so, there's nothing that can stop you from handing over your disability case to him.

Choose your Baltimore social security disability lawyer or advocate based on his experience in this field. Once you have selected your Baltimore social security disability lawyer, he will tell you exactly what information he needs from you. From this stage onwards, your work will be easy, and you will soon be on the way to a better life.



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