Disability.gov’s Guide to Disability Benefits

Disability.gov’s Benefits section provides a broad range of resources about Social Security disability benefits and assistance programs and services for people with disabilities, seniors and their families. You may also wish to read the February 2015 edition of the Disability Connection newsletter which discusses, “Ten Things You Should Know about Social Security Benefits.” In addition, we have developed this guide to connect you to programs, services, and government agencies that provide disability benefits for people with disabilities, including children and Veterans.

Here are a few “quick links” to get you started:

For more information about disability benefits, check out the following sections of “Disability.gov’s Guide to Disability Benefits”:

For more information about the Social Security Administration (SSA) and how to apply for benefits, speak to a representative by calling at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778). Remember, SSA also offers many online services.


Return to Disability.gov’s Guides to Information.