Helpful Links

www.SSA.gov (The Social Security Administration’s main website)


http://www.ssa.gov/oact/cola/sga.html  (“Significant Gainful Activity”: Information regarding the thresholds allowable earnings and trial work periods for disability applicants and recipients)


https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/FOLO/fo001.jsp  (A locator for your local Social Security office)


http://www.ssa.gov/oact/cola/QC.html  (“Quarters of Coverage: Information regarding how to become insured for Social Security benefits)


http://www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2/agereduction.htm  (Retirement Age: Information on Social Security Retirement Benefits by date of birth)


http://www.ssa.gov/dibplan/dqualify4.htm  (Social Security Standard of Disability: Information on how Social Security defines disability)


http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/01_NetStat_Report.html  (ODAR Wait Times: A listing of the approximate wait times for each hearing office, or “Office of Disability Adjudication and Review”)