How To Apply for Disability in Nebraska
Disability information and resources for applicants filing in Nebraska.
To find your local Social Security field office, Disability Determinations Services office, or an Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Nebraska, click here.
File for Disability in Nebraska
Filing for Social Security Disability benefits in Nebraska is the same as in any other state. An individual looking to apply has three separate options to file a claim with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
- Online: File online at ssa.gov the SSA's official website.
- Telephone: File over the telephone by calling the SSA's customer service at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)
- In-person: File in-person at the closest Social Security field office.
The following information is about Social Security Disability in Nebraska.
|Percentage of Population on SSI||1.5%|
|Percentage of Population on SSDI||4.0%|
|Average Monthly SSI Payment||$488.14|
|Average Monthly SSDI Payment||$1,036.92|
Nebraska has one of the highest approval rates out of all the states in the nation. The state has one office and 7 administrative law judges (ALJs) to take care of all the disability hearings.
|Avg. Hearing Wait Time||14.0 Months||14.8 Months|
|Average Processing Time||469 Days||490 Days|
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Vocational Rehabilitation Services is a federal-state program that helps people with disabling conditions obtain and maintain work. Any impaired individual who would like assistance may apply for VR services at their local VR office. Find your local VR office here or contact the department below.
Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Education,
State of Nebraska
Address: P.O. Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509
Toll Free:877-637-3422 or 877-NE-REHAB
Social Security Field Offices, DDS & ODAR
In the state of Nebraska, there are 6 Social Security Field offices, 1 Office of Disability Determination Services and 1 Office of Disability Adjudication and Review to provide assistance to the residents with their Social Security needs.
If you have any questions regarding the Social Security Disability application process or want to know the status of your application, please contact your relevant office below.
Nebraska Social Security Field Offices
Grand Island Office
115 N Webb Rd
100 Centennial Mall N
605 Iron Horse Dr
North Platte Office
300 E 3rd St Rm 204
604 N 109th Ct
415 Valley View Dr
Nebraska Disability Determination Services
Lincoln Office of Disability Determination Services
P.O. Box 82530
Lincoln, NE 68501-2530
Nebraska Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Omaha Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
1000 N 90th Street, Suite 500
Omaha, NE 68114
Telephone: (888) 881-4633
Fax: (402) 398-1557
eFile Fax: (877) 389-4218
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices: