If you are unable to work due to a medical condition, mental illness or serious physical injury, you could qualify for financial support through disability benefits. However, the process of getting the financial support you need can be complex. Among other requirements, you will have to prove you are disabled.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently announced a change in operational hours for field offices. According to the release, beginning November 19, field offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 3:00p.m., a reduction of 30 minutes. On January 2, field offices will close at noon on Wednesdays.
Anyone who has applied for Social Security Disability benefits in Columbus knows how frustrating the process can be. Sadly, that frustration is not just limited to Ohio. There is a national backlog of both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income applications.