How do I contact Disability Determination Services?

Disability Determination Services

  1. Visit the SSA website at to apply online.
  2. Call SSA toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

What qualifies you for disability in Oregon?

Are age 18 or older; Are not currently receiving benefits on your own Social Security record; Are unable to work because of a medical condition that is expected to last at least 12 months or result in death: and. Have not been denied disability benefits in the last 60 days.

What conditions automatically qualify you for disability?

The legal definition of “disability” states that a person can be considered disabled if they are unable to perform any substantial gainful activity due to a medical or physical impairment or impairments….Mental disorders including:

  • Mood disorders.
  • Schizophrenia.
  • PTSD.
  • Autism or Asperger’s syndrome.
  • Depression.

How long does a disability determination take?

Generally, it takes about 3 to 5 months to get a decision. However, the exact time depends on how long it takes to get your medical records and any other evidence needed to make a decision. * How does Social Security make the decision? We send your application to a state agency that makes disability decisions.

How much do you get on disability Oregon?

The maximum of insured earnings for short-term disability insurance is limited to $2,769. The maximum weekly benefit is $1,662 before reduction of deductible income. The minimum weekly benefit is $25 per week following reduction of deductible income.

What are the 4 hidden disabilities?

While this list is by no means exhaustive, some examples of hidden disabilities include:

  • Autism.
  • Brain injuries.
  • Crohn’s Disease.
  • Chronic pain.
  • Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and other mental health conditions.
  • Diabetes.
  • Epilepsy.

What is DDS, or Disability Determination Services?

Disability Determination Services , commonly called DDS, are state agencies that are funded by the US federal government . Their purpose is to make disability findings for the Social Security Administration .

How long for Disability Determination?

The average length of time it takes to get a disability decision. The average is what generally applies to most claims: An initial disability determination for SSI benefits or Social Security Disability benefits usually takes anywhere from 30 to 120 days.

What is the phone number for Disability Determination?

Below are the social security disability determination services office locations: Disability Determination Services. P.O. Box 6118. Covina, CA 91722-6118. Telephone: 626-732-8100. Disability Determination Services.

Does Oregon have state disability?

Short-term disability benefits in Oregon covering non-occupational (off-the-job) medical conditions are hit or miss. The state does not have a mandatory program. Therefore, each person is responsible for purchasing private coverage before becoming sick, hurt, or pregnant.