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Texas Social Security Disability Lawyer

If you live in Texas

This page provides information useful to residents of the state of Texas. Additionally, we include some information on Social Security offices in the capital, Austin, and some very useful information on free medical care throughout TX.

Texas is the home of the cowboy, the oil industry, and modern cities like Houston, Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth. With a population rank of 2, we've got a lot of Texans here, folks. And from the ranches, to the cities, to the oil rigs, we've got the gung ho workers that America is proud of. Texans work for what they have - a good life, solid jobs, and a prosperous future. Except when a worker gets injured. When someone can no longer earn a wage, all the good stuff flies out the window along with the job and the healthy body. The disability insurance program offered by the Social Security Administration is an attempt to deal with the difficulties encountered by the disabled. We urge any injured party who can no longer work to learn about this program from this website, to contact their local SSA office (Austin local offices listed on this page), and learn about the specific requirements put to applicants. It is in your interests to learn as much as possible before you apply.

Regardless of where in Texas you reside, the consequences of a disability are much more than physical discomfort, medical care, loss of function. In addition to the stress of the disability itself, there is the financial strain when the cost of medical bills is added to everyday household expenses. Social Security disability benefits often provide the only way that many TX families are able to stay afloat. Unfortunate events occur daily, everywhere, and can lead to circumstances where even your best efforts cannot overcome the obstacles. If you or a loved one is injured and disabled so as to be unemployable, you owe it to yourself and your family to find out if you qualify for these important benefits. Social Security disability insurance covers all US citizens, and if you qualify for benefits this program can be a lifeline in an otherwise torrent of bad luck. Preserve your medical records, and all related documentation so that the applications process will not become a burden. If you feel you need help, you can seek legal assistance here. You should know that you don't need an attorney, but of course having an advocate who knows the ropes will always be an advantage.

In order to qualify, you need to prove to the government's satisfaction that you are truly disabled. But it is often a process that can be overwhelming and too much for the average person to handle on their own.

To start the social security disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits application process, you have several options. You can apply in person at your local Texas Social Security Administration office, you can call the national toll-free hotline or you can apply online at the SSA website. Your fourth option is to call a social security disability benefits advocate. While it isn't mandatory to have a disability benefits lawyer help you through every portion of the claims process, their knowledge of SSD and SSI regulations can assist you with avoiding much of the red tape involved in getting your case resolved successfully.

Alvin
ACHE, a United Way participating agency
P.O. Box 126
Alvin, TX 77512
Phone #: (713) 331-0490

Dentistry is available for Medicaid and low income persons (adult and children) Monday through Wednesday. Emergencies are accepted. Chronic care for children affected with reactive airway disease (asthma) one day a week by appointment.

El Paso

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.
608 South Saint Vrain Street
El Paso, TX 79901-3007
Phone #: (915) 534-7979

Service: Admin Only Dental Care Services, Obstetrical and Gynecological Care, Other Professional Services, Primary Medical Care

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc - HIV/AIDS Resource Center
1505 Mescalero Drive
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone #: (915) 772-3366

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc - Lisbon Satellite
560 Lisbon Street
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone #: (915) 778-9200

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc - Sun Plaza Satellite
1221 East San Antonio
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone #: (915) 546-4008

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc. Child and Adolescent Wellness Center
721 South Ochoa
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone #: (915) 545-7090

Centro San Vicente Homeless Clinic
1208 Myrtle
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone #: (915) 351-8972

Year round

Co. Health Dept.
222 S. Campbell
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone #: (915) 543-3560

Days/Hrs: Mon-Fri (8am-5pm), Wed (8am-7pm)

Mesa Medical Clinic
2030 N. Mesa Street
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone #: (915) 532-5400

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Sierra Medical Center
1625 Medical Center Street
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone #: (915) 532-4000

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Southwestern General Hospital
1221 N. Cotton Street
El Paso, TX 79907
Phone #: (915) 533-9361

Sun Towers Hospital
1801 N. Oregon Street
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone #: (915) 532-6281

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Thomason General Hospital
4815 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone #: (915) 544-1200

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Tigua General Hospital
7722 N. Loop Drive
El Paso, TX 79915
Phone #: (915) 779-2424

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Vista Hills Medical Center
10301 Gateway West Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone #: (915) 592-0261

Day/Hrs: Mon-Sun (24 hours)

Houston

Assistance Fund
1116 Jackson Blvd
Houston , TX 77006
Phone #: 713-529-4788

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 5 p.m.
Provides medication, Assistance for HIV positive individuals with no medical insurance and Insurance Premium Assistance for those HIV positive individuals that already have medical insurance.

Baylor Teen Clinic-Austin
1700 Dumble
Houston, TX 77023
Phone #: (713) 924-1693

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30p

Baylor Teen Clinic-Ben Taub Hosp.
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX 77030
Phone #: (713) 793-3601

Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30am-6:30p

Baylor Teen Clinic-Cavalcade
3815 Cavalcade
Houston, TX 77026
Phone #: (713)673-1655

Hours: Mon-Thu: 8am-6:30p

Baylor Teen Clinic-Cullen
5737 Cullen, Ste 200
Houston, TX 77021
Phone #: (713) 440-7313

Hours: Wed-Thu: 8am-6:30p

Baylor Teen Clinic-LBJ Hosp.
5656 Kelley
Houston, TX 77026
Phone #: (713) 566-5612

Hours: Mon-Thu: 8am-6:30p

Dental Branch
6516 Md Anderson Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
Phone #: (713) 500-4000

oral health care

H.O.M.E.S. Clinic
3401 Fannin
Houston, TX 77004

(Student-run free clinic located at Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church)
Sunday 9 a.m. - 12p.m.
Services offered: primary care, social service intake and referral, pharmaceutical counseling and health education.

Harris Co. Health Dept-Antoine
5668 West Little York
Houston, TX 77091
Phone #: (281) 447-2800

Hours:
Mon, Wed-Fri: 7:30a-5pm;
Tues: 7:30a-7p

Homeless Women and Children's Clinic
3401 Fannin
Houston, TX 77004

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Services offered: primary care, healthcare education, case management information and referral.

Harmony House
602 Girard St
Houston, TX 77003

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Services offered: primary care, immunizations, health education, information, and referral.

Lord of the Streets Clinic
3401 Fannin
Houston, TX 77004

Wednesday 1p.m. - 5p.m.

Services offered: primary care, immunizations, health education, information, and referral.

PPHSET Teen Clinic
3601 Fannin
Houston, TX 77004
Phone #: (713) 522-3976

Hours - Mon, Wed & Thur: 12:30pm-8pm;
Tues: 8:30am-2:30pm
Fri: 7:30am-4pm;
Sat: 8am-1pm

SEARCH Health and Dental Clinic
2505 Fannin
Houston, TX 77002
Phone #: (713) 739-7752

Monday and Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Services Offered: Primary care, psychiatry and mental health counseling, dentistry, podiatry, TB testing, vision assistance, medical case management, healthcare education, information, and referral. Dental Exams, X-rays, and Oral Hygiene.

Shriner's Hospital - Houston
6977 Main Street
Houston, TX
Phone #: (713)797-1616

Pediatric care. Patients are never charged for any care or service received

All Walks of Life
9106 Benthos
Houston, TX 77083
Phone #: 281.495.9226

Free services

Amigos Volunteers in Education and Services (AVES)
4126 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1310
Houston, TX 77027
Phone #: 713.626.2837

Free; men, women, youth (13-19), children

BACODA
1300 A Bay Area Blvd. Suite 102
Houston, TX
Phone #: (800) 510-3111

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Provides pamphlets, brochures, and many referral sources; screenings and evaluations to determine if a person has a substance abuse problem and offers crisis intervention counseling.

Bering Omega Community Services
1427 Hawthorne
Houston, TX 77006
Phone #: 713.529.6071

Free services for men and women

Covenant House Texas
1111 Lovett Blvd.
Houston, TX
Phone #: (713) 523-2231

Services available: Prevention specialist works with at-risk youth in schools and community centers, facilitating interactive workshops on such topics as anger management, conflict resolution and self-esteem. Provides mental health counseling services to homeless, runaway youth. Also provides general HIV/AIDS services

Eleos Center, Inc.
9898 Bissonnet, Suite 430E
Houston, TX 77036
Phone #: 713.781.7003

Free services for men, women, and youth (13-19)

Family Service Center
4625 Lillian Street
Houston, TX 77007
Phone #: 713.861.4849

Houston and surrounding areas. Free or sliding scale used to determine fees; men, women, and children.

Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC)
2800 South MacGregor Way, 3A28
Houston, TX
Phone #: (713) 741-5000

Health Care for the Homeless Project
2525 Holly Hall
Houston, TX 77266
Phone #: (713) 746-6853

Service: Dental Care, Enabling, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services, Primary medical Care. Free services.

Mental Health Association of Greater Houston
2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, TX 77098
Phone #: 713.523.8963

Free services for men and women

Montrose Counseling Center
701 Richmond
Houston, TX 77006
Phone #: 713.529.0037

Free or sliding scale used to determine fees; men, women, and youth (13-19).

New Hope Counseling Center
6420 Hillcroft, Suite 408
Houston, TX 77081
Phone #: 713.776.8006

Free services for men, women, and youth (13-19).

Operation Rainbow
P.O. Box 571017
Houston, TX
Phone #: (713) 960-7800

Free reconstructive surgery. Patients are never charged for any care or service received.

Star of Hope Men's Development Center
1811 Ruiz
Houston, TX 77002
Phone #: (713) 227-7827

Wednesday: 10:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Services offered: primary care, immunizations, health education, information, and referral.

WAM Foundation, Inc.
12401 1/2 South Post Oak Road, #121
Houston, TX 77045
Phone #: 713.721.2310

Free services for men and women

Planned Parenthood Houston

Houston, TX

Services provide: Annual gynecological exams, Pap tests and basic lab tests , Family planning (birth control/contraceptives) , Sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment ,Counseling and testing for the HIV/AIDS virus (Ora-Quick Rapid test is available at all locations, results in about 45 minutes) Pregnancy testing and counseling (blood & urine) Abortion Services Urinary Tract Infections and Incontinence Adoption referrals. Vasectomy (Surgical Post-Op Instructions - $500 fee Tubal Ligation (Surgical Pre & Post-Op Instructions - $2,200 fee) Emergency contraception Mammography ,Colposcopy and Midlife Services Psychotherapy Fee: free or affordable. Fee subject to change.

San Antonio

Community Clinic, Inc.
210 W. Olmos Drive
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone #: (210) 821-5911

Medical services include: primary care; women's health and gynecology, breast cancer screening and education; family planning; physical exams; diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); pregnancy testing; TB screening; anonymous and confidential HIV counseling and testing; and referrals. HIV and substance abuse outreach is conducted primarily through our outreach program, called Project SAVE (Substance Abuse Versus Empowerment).

San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic, Inc.
135 Taylor Street
San Antonio, TX
Phone #: (210) 226-8041

Austin, Texas Social Security Administration Local Offices

To file for social security benefits in Travis County, contact the Austin Social Security Administration office at:

1029 Camino La Costa
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 206-3700

Texas Geographical Factoid:

Texas is the 2nd largest of the 50 states after Alaska, covering 268,601 square miles. Although most Americans probably think of Texas as being dry, 6,687 square miles of Texas are covered by water making it the 9th wettest state.
Did You Know This Piece of Texas Trivia?:

Texas is home to the Aransas Wildlife Refuge, which is the winter home of North America's only remaining flock of whooping cranes. Proving the adage that everything is bigger in Texas, the state's capitol building in Austin stands seven feet higher than that of the nation's Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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