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Social Security Disability in Orlando

The Federal Government has created two Social Security Disability benefit programs to help individuals who have become disabled and are no longer able to work.

Orlando claimants who have worked 5 of the last 10 years and paid Social Security taxes may be eligible to receive a monthly Social Security Disability benefit through the Social Security Disability Insurance program (SSDI). Social Security Disability Insurance in Orlando is for disabled or blind individuals under the age of 65 who have sufficient "work credits" which they have earned working and paying payroll taxes.

Claimants may be considered disabled and qualify for SSDI in Orlando if they have a severe mental or physical health condition which will not allow them to work for at least 12 continuous months. Orlando SSDI claimants may also receive Medicare coverage 24 months after the onset date of disability. Certain dependants of SSDI recipients may also be eligible to receive SSDI benefits in Orlando.

What if you have not worked or paid enough payroll taxes to be considered insured? Supplemental Security Income in Orlando may be awarded to claimants if the Social Security Administration decides they are disabled, blind, or aged (65 years or older), and their resources and income are below the federally allowable limits. Orlando Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claimants may also be eligible for Medicaid, in most states, at the time of approval.


Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits in Orlando, Florida

In Orlando, Florida, there are three ways to contact the Social Security Administration:

The Atlanta region services the 8 southern states of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama.

Regional Public Affairs Office
Social Security Administration
61 Forsyth St. SW Suite 23T29
Atlanta, GA 30303-8907

Orlando Florida Regional Social Security Administration Office:

Social Security Administration
Suite 101
5520 Gatlin Avenue
Orlando, FL 32812
Local Number (407) 273-3136
Toll Free 1-800-772-1213


Division of Disability Determinations for Orlando, Florida:

Department of Health
Division of Disability Determinations
P.O. Box 144040
Orlando, FL 32814
Main Number 407-897-2970
Toll Free: 1-800-342-2065

Social Security Disability Appeals Process in Orlando, Florida

The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) Atlanta Region services residents in the eight Southeastern states, including Florida, and will schedule all hearings and appeals.

SSA, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Atlanta Federal Center, Suite 20T10
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Telephone: (404) 562-1182
Fax: (404) 562-1152

Each request for a hearing is processed by one of our 35 hearing offices and 1 satellite office. The address, location, phone number, and hours of operation for the office in Orlando, Florida, is listed below:

The Orlando Social Security Administration Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) is located at:
Glenridge Building, Suite 300
3505 Lake Lynda Drive
Orlando, Florida 32817-9801
Telephone: (407) 380-2345
Fax: (407) 380-3658

The Orlando Social Security Administration regional office services the following Social Security Field Offices in Florida:
Gainesville, Kissimmee, Leesburg, Longwood, Melbourne, Ocala, Orlando, Vero Beach, Winter Haven
Social Security Administration Field Offices in Orlando and the surrounding areas:

5520 Gatlin Avenue, Suite 102
Orlando, FL 32812
(800) 772-1213

310 Canaveral Groves
Cocoa, FL 32928
(800) 325-0778

1629 S. Adelle Ave
Deland, FL 32720
(866)964-7396

1201 East Oak St.
Kissimmee, FL 34744-0000
(800) 772-1213