How do I apply for Disability Benefits?

There are three ways to apply for disability benefits:

  1. Online at;
  2. Call 1-800-772-1213; or
  3. Your local Social Security office.  To find your local Social Security office go to

The safest and easiest way to apply for disability benefits is to visit your local Social Security office, because (1) it gives you the opportunity to ask questions; (2) your local office can assist you in deciding whether you should apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (“DIB”) and/or Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”); and (3) you cannot apply for SSI disability benefits online.

To learn more about Social Security Disability Benefits, contact Dimitrios Makridis @ (614) 349-4490 or Irene Makridis @ (330) 394-1587.