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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

• SSDI pays monthly benefits to individuals who are totally disabled (and certain family members) that have worked long enough and have paid Social Security taxes.
• After 24 months of receiving SSDI, beneficiaries become eligible for Medicare.
• Individuals with limited income/assets who are receiving SSDI may also qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).


Social Security Administration

800-772-1213 Website Website - Spanish Option

This website provides general information about SSDI, SSI, retirement benefits and the Ticket to Work program. Applications and appeals can be done through the website.