How to Apply for Disability in Fresno, California

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Review the Adult Disability Checklist for a list of documentation you must obtain for your application. See the link in the Resources section for the full list. You must supply personal details such as your Social Security number, bank account details and employment history, in addition to a full medical report detailing the history of your disability.

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Fill out the online Social Security Benefit Application. See the link in the Resources section for a link to the application.

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Fill out the online Social Security Adult Disability Report. Here you will be required to enter all the medical details of your disability in addition to your employment history. See the link in the Resources section for a link to the application.

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Print and fill out the Authorization to Disclose Information to the Social Security Administration form. See the link in the Resources section for an electronic copy of the application. Mail or deliver the form to the Fresno Social Security office:

Social Security
640 W. Locust Ave.
Fresno, CA 93650

If you have suffered injury or have a medical condition which prevents you from earning an income, you may be eligible for disability benefits. Disability benefits applications and payments are managed by the Social Security administration. Applicants can begin the process online, before completing their application at the local Social Security office in Fresno.