The Social Security Administration is the agency that offers The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which pays benefits to adults and children with disabilities who have limited income and resources. They also offer Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program for people with disabilities that have a strong work history and paid into the Social Security System for at least 5 out of the last 10 years.
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The Disability Benefits Center is an online resource that offers information and supports regarding the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program.
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Disability Benefits Help is an online resource that offers information and resources regarding social security programs, the application process, and contact information for all of the Tennessee social security offices.
Knoxville, TN - Located in Knoxville, TN but serving various counties, Drozdowski & Rabin, PLLC provides SSDI and SSI advocacy services. They offer legal representation to people who are unable to work and are seeking either Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Waivers & Medicaid/Medicare
Nashville, TN - The Arc Tennessee is an advocacy agency that offers supports and resources for individuals with disabilities and their families. They also have a Medicaid and Medicaid Waivers for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities form with information on various waivers and the services offered within each waiver.
Nashville, TN - The Tennessee Justice Center is an advocacy agency that focuses on protecting and improving the laws, policies, and programs that are needed by Tennesseans. They offer tools, resources, trainings, and advocacy services for persons with disabilities to navigate the health care system.
Cookeville, TN - Each regional Area Agency on Aging & Disability program offers a variety of services to older adults and other adults with disabilities: Legal Assistance/Ombudsman Consultation & Services; Public Conservatorship Services; SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program); Senior Medicare Patrol Program (Medicare & Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse prevention); Senior Centers