Social Security Disability & SSI

Below you will find links to written information, forms, videos, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Social Security Disability 

https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityssi/

 

Social Security Disability - Process (videos)

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGSYaZN04xzFCoEqDlY3n7xgWLh55vvDh

 

Social Security Administration Information on SSI

http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/ssi.htm

 

An overview of Social Security Disability Benefits from the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives

http://nosscr.org/benefits-overview

 

Appealing a Social Security Disability Decision

https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/iAppeals/ap001.jsp

 

East Tennessee

Understanding the Steps in the Social Security Disability Process

http://www.laet.org/legal-information/

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Additional Resources

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

VIDEOS:

Setting Up an Online Social Security Account
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-psHiWXttJ8

 

Special Terms and Acronyms used by Social Security

http://nosscr.org/helping-you/acronyms/nosscr-acronyms

http://socialsecurity.gov/glossary.htm

http://nosscr.org/helping-you/acronyms/poms-glossary

 

LEGAL ADVICE: Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION: Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

 

Table of Contents