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How To Apply for Disability in Vermont

Throughout the country, the Social Security Disability application process is typically very alike, but there can be slight variations between states. To have the best chance for approval, it is important to understand these differences. Listed below is information regarding Social Security Disability in Vermont.

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

Vermont State Supplements for SSI

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program limits claimants to receiving a maximum of $733 per month. Most states also offer additional benefits known as state supplemental benefits to individuals who are receiving SSI. Residents of Vermont on SSI can potentially receive state supplemental benefit payments depending on their current living arrangement.

The SSA administers Vermont’s state supplement, this means a claimant will receive a check that includes both the federal SSI payment and the state supplement payment. An independent, non-married individual can potentially receive an additional $52.04 per month while a married individual can be eligible for an additional $98.88.


State Statistics

In December 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) released the state annual report of 2013. This report covers the data gathered by each individual state regarding Social Security Disability. These numbers haven't changed much since then and represent a close example of today's real statistics. Here are a few statistics about the state of Vermont.


Resident Population 401,456
Percentage of Population on SSI 2.5%
Percentage of Population on SSDI 6.1%
Average Monthly SSI Payment $501.42
Average Monthly SSDI Payment $1,028.85


Vermont Vocational Rehabilitation Services

In the state of Vermont, Vocational Rehabilitation Services is run by an organization called VocRehab Vermont. VocRehab Vermont helps disabled Americans currently living in Vermont with finding and maintaining employment. Any recipient of either Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is eligible for VR services. To learn more, check out our VR offices in Vermont page or contact the central office of VocRehab Vermont listed below.


103 South Main Street, Weeks 1A Building
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-2303
866-VRWORKS (866-879-6757) (Voice/TTY)

Social Security Field Offices, DDS & ODAR

The following is a list of the Social Security offices that serve the disabled residents of Vermont. Please contact these offices if you have any questions regarding the Social Security application process.

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

Vermont Social Security Field Offices

Burlington Office

58 Pearl Street
Burlington VT 05401

Montpelier Office

33 School St
Montpelier VT 05602
(802) 223-3476

Rutland Office

88 Merchants Row
Rutland VT 05701
(802) 775-0893

Disability Determination Services

Vermont Office of Disability Determination Services

Disability Determination Services
93 Pilgrim Park Road, Suite 6
Waterbury, VT 05676
Phone: 802-241-2463

Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Vermont Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Vermont Hearings are held in Manchester, NH
SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Suite 303
1750 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Telephone: (888) 318-7973
Fax: (603) 623-4050
eFile Fax: (877) 787-5233
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Servicing the following Social Security Field Office

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, Nashua and VERMONT: Burlington, Montpelier, Rutland