Learn More About SSDI

Get more information about SSDI:

Use Social Security's online statements to see information about your earnings record and benefits eligibility.

Apply for SSDI

You can apply for SSDI:
  • Online
  • By calling Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY) to make an appointment to apply either:

Note: Due to COVID-19, there may be limits on in-person services. Contact your agency by phone to ask about this.

For help with an appeal, contact Kentucky Protection & Advocacy.

Talk to an SSDI Expert

If you have questions about SSDI and need to talk with somebody, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY) or visit your local Social Security office.

If you want to ask about how work might affect your SSDI benefits, try contacting:

Ticket to Work

Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program helps people with disabilities who get Social Security benefits re-enter the workforce and become more independent. The Ticket to Work Program offers free access to employment-related services, such as training, transportation, and vocational rehabilitation. You can call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).