Social Security Disability in Atlanta

Receiving Disability Insurance in Atlanta

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in Atlanta will pay monthly cash payments to disabled individuals who are unable to work for at least 12 continuous months due to a severe mental or physical impairment. Additionally, they must have worked and paid enough payroll taxes to accrue enough “work credits” to qualify for SSDI in Atlanta.

The Social Security Disability Insurance benefits can continue as long as the individual is considered disabled or until their full retirement aged, when their SSDI Atlanta benefits are converted to retirement benefits.

Atlanta Social Security Disability Insurance can also be paid to the dependents of a SSDI claimant including widows, children, widowers, and disabled adults, if they were disabled before they turned 22. SSDI claimants may also receive Medicare coverage 24 months after the onset date of disability.

What if a claimant does not have sufficient work credits to qualify for SSDI in Atlanta, but they are unable to work? Supplemental Security Income (SSI) was created by the Social Security Administration to provide basic material needs for low income and disabled individuals. Individuals may have up to $2000 in resources and income and couples $3000. SSI in Atlanta is for the aged, (65 years or older), the blind or the disabled. Atlanta SSI may also provide claimants with Medicaid at the time of their approval.

  • Visit the Social Security Administration website at
  • Call the Social Security Administration Office at 1-800-772-1213.
  • Visit the nearest Social Security Administration office. If you do not know where the nearest office is, go to and enter your zip code into the Social Security Office locator page and the closest office to you will be listed.

The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) for the Atlanta Region services the 8 southern states of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama. The ODAR office files all reconsideration requests, schedules Social Security Disability Hearing and handles all Appeal Council Reviews.

Social Security Administration
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)
Atlanta Federal Center, Suite 20T10
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Telephone: (404) 562-1182
Fax: (404) 562-1152

Each request for a Social Security Disability hearing is processed by one of the Social Security Administration’s 35 hearing offices and 1 satellite office. The address and phone number for the two Atlanta, Georgia, offices are below:


Social Security Administration
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)
Suite 500, Marquis 1
245 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Telephone: (866) 964- 7350
Fax: (404) 584- 0587

This office services the following Social Security Field Offices:

Georgia: Atlanta Downtown, Atlanta West, Carrolton, Columbus, La Grange, Marietta, Newnan, Southlake-Morrow

Atlanta North:

Social Security Administration
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)
3015 Clairmont Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Telephone: (404) 325- 3256
Fax: (404) 325- 7856

This office services the following Social Security Field Offices:

Georgia: Gainesville, Gwinnett, Rome, Toccoa, Winder

The Disability Determinations Service Office reviews claimant’s disability applications and medical records and determines if they are disabled. If a state agency is listed the State DDS agency may be involved in the initial or continuing disability determinations. Rehabilitation agencies in the States also may be involved with a disability claim from the training aspect.

Disability Determination decisions are made in the following locations in Georgia:

Georgia Department of Labor
Disability Adjudication Section
P.O. Box 57
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30086
Telephone: 678-476-7000

Disability Adjudication Section
Suite 300, Decatur Building
200 Swanton Way
P.O. Box 1187 (30031)
Decatur, GA 30030

According to the Social Security Administration, the SSA field offices perform a full range of services. Claimants may apply for SSDI or SSI, replace their Social Security cards, make changes to their benefits information or the SSA will help Medicare beneficiaries with limited income and resources apply for extra help with the cost of their prescription drugs under the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program.

Social Security Administration
401 W Peachtree St
Suite 2860
Atlanta GA, 30308
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Social Security Administration
2630 M L King Jr Dr
Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30311
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

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