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How To Apply for Disability in Arizona

Arizona's Social Security Disability resources, statistics, and information.

To find your local Social Security field office, Disability Determinations Services office, or an Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Arizona, click here.

File for Disability in Arizona

Filing a new claim with the Social Security Administration (SSA) is the same no matter which state you live in. Currently there are three different methods to apply and each one provides the same chances for approval. You can apply:

  • online at the SSA's website,
  • telephone by calling the SSA's customer service: 1-800-772-1213,
  • or in-person at their local Social Security field office.


State Statistics

The information below is about Social Security Disability benefits in Arizona.

Resident Population 3,990,948
Percentage of Population on SSI 1.8%
Percentage of Population on SSDI 4.1%
Average Monthly SSI Payment $519.15
Average Monthly SSDI Payment $1,143.73


Appeal Hearings

Throughout Arizona there are 3 Social Security Disability hearing offices where disability appeal hearings are held. Administrative law judges (ALJs) are the judges that attend the disability hearings and there are a total of 23 ALJs in Arizona. The Tucson hearing office has the highest approval rating out of the three offices.


Arizona National
Avg. Hearing Wait Time 15.3 Months 14.8 Months
Average Processing Time 513 Days 490 Days
Cases Approved 44% 43%
Cases Denied 35% 37%
Cases Dismissed 20% 19%


Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The Vocational Rehabilitation Services of Arizona provides services for disabled individuals who need assistance with employment. The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is run by the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Employment services of the VR help disabled individuals with preparing, finding, obtaining, and retaining work in the labor force. Find the closest VR office to you by contacting the Department of Economic Security below.

Arizona Department of Economic Security

3221 N. 16th St., Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85016-7159
Telephone: (602) 266-9206
TTY: (855) 475-8194
FAX: (602) 250-8576

Social Security Field Offices, DDS & ODAR

Arizona is home to 18 Social Security Field Offices, 2 Office of Disability Determination Services and 3 Offices of Disability Adjudication and review. These offices provide assistance to the residents who are looking to receive Social Security disability benefits.

If you are applying benefits or have filed for disability already and need assistance for any reason, please contact your closest office below.

Arizona Social Security Field Offices

Apache Junction Office

253 W Superstition Blvd
Apache Junction AZ 85220

Casa Grande Office

501 N Marshall St
Casa Grande AZ 85222

Chinle Office

Hwy 191 Bay E And F
Chinle AZ 86503
(928) 674-5295

Douglas Office

600 E 15th St
Douglas AZ 85607

Flagstaff Office

1585 So Plaza Way
Flagstaff AZ 86001

Glendale Office

5907 W Kings Ave
Glendale AZ 85306

Mesa Office

702 W Jerome Avenue
Mesa AZ 85210

Miami Office

2105 E Us Hwy 60
Miami AZ 85539

Nogales Office

1760 N Mastick Way
Nogales AZ 85621

Phoenix Office

250 N Seventh Ave
Phoenix AZ 85007

Phoenix Office

16241 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix AZ 85032

Prescott Office

205 N Marina
Prescott AZ 86301

Safford Office

650 S. 14th Av
Safford AZ 85546

Show Low Office

2500 E Cooley Ste 407
Show Low AZ 85901

Tuba City Office

1010 Main St
Tuba City AZ 86045
(928) 283-6311

Tucson Office

88 W 38th St Ste 100
Tucson AZ 85713

Tucson Office

3808 N 1st Ave
Tucson AZ 85719

Yuma Office

1235 S Redondo Ctr Dr
Yuma AZ 85365


Arizona Disability Determination Services

Tucson Office of Disability Determination Services

5441 E 22nd St., Ste 135
Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 800-362-6368

Phoenix Office of Disability Determination Services

4000 N Central Ste. 1800
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-771-7100

Arizona Offices of Disability Adjudication and Review

Phoenix Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Siete Square, Suite 200
3737 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Telephone: (888) 748-1991
Fax: (602) 640-2165
eFile Fax: (877) 394-4579
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices:

ARIZONA: Apache Junction, Chinle, Colorado River Basin, Flagstaff, Mesa, Phoenix (Downtown), Tuba City


Phoenix Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Suite 430
18444 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85023
Telephone: (877) 784-3690
Fax: (602) 863-0124
eFile Fax: (877) 847-1601
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices:

ARIZONA: Glendale, Phoenix (North), Prescott


Tucson Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Rio Nuevo Professional Plaza, Suite 265
201 N. Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85745
Telephone: (888) 383-8694
Fax: (520) 670-6909
eFile Fax: (877) 394-4580
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices:

ARIZONA: Casa Grande, Douglas, Globe, Nogales, Safford, Sells, Show Low, Tucson, Tucson (South), Yuma and CALIFORNIA: El Centro