Long Beach

Social Security Disability in Long Beach, CA

SSDI and SSI Qualifications to receive benefits in Long Beach

The Federal Government offers wage replacement benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Social Security Disability Insurance if offered to disabled claimants who have a severe disability and who are unable to work for at least 12 continuous months or the condition is expected to result in death.

To qualify for Social Security Disability in Long Beach disability claimants must have worked jobs covered by Social Security and paid enough in payroll taxes to be considered “insured”. The amount of work credits can vary based on the age of the claimant at the time of disability, and most Long Beach workers can accumulate 4 work credits per year.

Long Beach SSDI claimants may also receive Medicare coverage 24 months after the onset date of disability. Long Beach SSDI auxiliary benefits may also be paid to qualifying spouses and dependants of the SSDI recipient.

Workers who have not worked outside of the home or who have worked but not paid taxes do not qualify for SSDI in Long Beach. The Federal Government does, however, offer Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to claimants who are blind, aged or disabled and who have limited income and resources. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claimants may also be eligible for Medicaid, in most states, at the time of approval.

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Claimants applying for Social Security Disability benefits in Long Beach, or the surrounding cities of Lakewood, Paramount, Los Alamitos, Compton, Bellflower, Cypress, Carson or Signal Hill, may contact the Social Security Administration in any of the following ways:

  • Calling them at 1-800-772-1213
  • Visiting them online at www.socialsecuirity.gov
  • Visiting a Long Beach Social Security Administration Regional Office. The nearest Long Beach regional Social Security Office can be found by visiting the Social Security Administration’s website office locator site. Enter the zip code in on this page it will display the nearest SSA Field Office in the area.

After the SSI or SSDI claimant contacts the Social Security Administration’s Office and completes the Social Security Disability application, the SSA will send it to the appropriate Social Security Administration Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.

The San Francisco ODAR office services residents in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada along with the territories of American Samoa, Guam and Saipan. Information for the San Francisco Regional Office is listed below.

Social Security Administration,
SSA, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review,
5th Floor,
555 Battery Street,
San Francisco, California 94111

Telephone: (866) 770-1221
Fax: (415) 744-2548

Each request for a Social Security Disability hearing is processed by one of the Social Security Administration’s 21 hearing offices. The address and phone number for the Long Beach ODAR Hearing office is listed below.

Social Security Administration,
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review,
Federal Building, Suite 5300,
501 West Ocean Boulevard,
Long Beach, California 90802

Telephone: (562) 980-4116
Fax: (562) 980-4131

The Long Beach Hearing Office services the following Social Security Field Offices in California: Lakewood, Long Beach and Torrance. It also services the Social Security Field Office in West Plains, Missouri.

Completed Social Security Disability Benefits applications are sent to the appropriate Division of Disability Determination Service Office for a disability review and determination. It may take up to 90 days for Long Beach SSD claimants to receive approval or denial for their disability application. The DDS offices which service California are listed below.

Disability Determination Services
P.O. Box 6118,
Covina, CA 91722-6118

Telephone: 626-732-8100

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 28931 ,
Fresno, CA 93729-9835

Telephone: 559-440-5000

Disability Evaluations Division,
Sierra Branch,
P.O. Box 28937-8937,
Fresno, California 93720

Telephone: 559-440-5200

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 54800,
Los Angeles, California 90054-0800

Telephone: 213-736-7000

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 60999,
Los Angeles, California 90060-0999


Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 24225,
Oakland, California 94623-1225

Telephone: 510-622-3506

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 619020,
Roseville, California 95678-9861

Telephone: 916-774-4100

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 997120,
Sacramento, California 95899-7120

Telephone: 916-263-5000

Disability Determination Services,
P.O. Box 85501,
San Diego, California 92186-5501

Telephone: 619-278-4550

Disability Determination Service Division,
P.O. Box 85326,
San Diego, CA 92186-5326

Telephone: 619-278-4300

The Social Security Administration Field Offices in California perform a full range of services for claimants. Claimants may apply for SSDI or SSI, replace their Social Security cards, and make changes to their benefits information. There are over 100 Social Security Administration Field Offices in the State of California. The Long Beach social security office is listed below.

Social Security Administration,
2005 Long Beach Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90806

Telephone: 562-599-8179

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