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Community Advocates is a community-based organization that works with low income and destitute persons and families to ensure access to programs and services which they need to live in dignity. Their financial advocacy services include the SSI and SSDI program which assists individuals with severe disabilities who are attempting to secure Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits, Protective Payment/Money Management Services, Utility Advocacy Program and the HMO Advocacy Program. Most of the services are provided free of charge. Community Advocates is located at 4906 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53218. For more information, check out their website, call (414) 449-4777 or send e-mail to andy@communityadvocates.net.

new sign Disability Care Center is an advocacy group aimed at assisting Americans with disabilities to successfully apply or appeal for Social Security Disability Benefits. Itís their goal to navigate Americans through any stage of the Social Security Disability process while offering comprehensive resources in one concentrated location. They connect visitors with helpful resources to answer the complicated questions that arise when dealing with the Social Security Administration. Their teams of disability advocates stay up-to-date with the best practices on Social Security Disability offering their knowledge through content published on their website. This is a very comprehensive website including a state directory of disability information and offices, medical qualifications, and social security FAQ's. They are not affiliated with Social Security, however, and are not a substitute for medical or legal advice..

Disability Secrets.com provides tips, advice, explanations and answers for working with Social Security. Meeting the definition of disability used by Social Security, applying and qualifying for monthly or past due disability benefits, and appealing disability denials are some of the topics on this informative website.

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