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.



Social Security Disability


Social Security Disability - Process (videos)


Social Security Administration Information on SSI


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


Appealing a Social Security Disability Decision


East Tennessee

Understanding the Steps in the Social Security Disability Process

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


Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee



Setting Up an Online Social Security Account


Special Terms and Acronyms used by Social Security


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


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


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



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