Colorado

Social Security and SSI

Self Help Legal Info

  • Adams County Legal Resources

    This has a list of court information, attorney or legal referrals, law lines, mediation and additional services. Content Detail

  • Help Available from Social Services - Adams County

    Services provided include the following: adoption and foster care, government benefits (Medicaid, Medicare, AB, AND, Child Care Assistance Program, Employment First, food stamps, LEAP, SSI), child support enforcement, child and adult protection, home-based treatment programs and more. Content Detail

  • Help in Applying for Social Security

    This program assists the homeless in applying for Social Security, including information gathering and appeals. Read More

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    Colorado Coalition for the Homeless: Benefits Acquisition and Retention Team
  • Information, Education and Resources for Seniors

    Information about benefits for seniors, caregiving, health, prescription drugs, social security, senior answers and services, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, patient rights and much more. Content Detail

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    Colorado Gerontological Society and Senior Answers and Services
  • Prepaid Debit Cards for Social Security and SSI Benefits

    Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients have a new way of receiving their benefits: a MasterCard-branded prepaid Direct Express debit card. Read on to learn more about the program. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • Preparing for an Administrative Hearing

    If you are appealing a benefits decision, you may have an Administrative Hearing. This interactive training will define an Administrative Hearing, walk you through the steps, and provide tips for making a convincing case to have your benefits approved or reinstated. This training has audio, so make sure you have working speakers. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Social Security - Disability and Retirement

    The Social Security program provides disability benefits to insured workers and their dependents, and provides retirement benefits to insured workers, their dependents, and surviving family members. Click on the link for more information. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Social Security Overpayments Video

    This video will explain how an overpayment can occur, and what you can do if the Social Security Administration says you need to pay back money. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Aging and Adult Services

    Adult Financial Services oversees the following programs: Aid to the Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, CO Supplement to Aid to the Needy Disabled/Aid to the Blind-Supplement Security Income, Old Age Pension, Old Age Pension/SSI Coordination, Burial Assistance and United States Repatriation. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Human Services - Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • Due Process: Information for People with Disabilities

    This interactive training will define Due Process, and how it can apply to people with disabilities. We will provide several examples of your Due Process rights. This training has sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • How the Courts Work

    This audiovisual presentation is an explanation of how the courts work in Colorado. You will need to have speakers on your computer in order to hear the audio part of this presentation. It takes a few seconds to download and the running time is approximately 9 minutes long. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Information about Social Security in 15 languages

    This site provides information in 15 different languages, including useful information about Social Security programs and SSA's interpreter service. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online
    Read this in:
    Russian / Pусский
    Spanish / Español
  • Information for People with Disabilities

    This page features several resources for people with disabilities, including information about appeals, fair housing, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and information about finding advocates in your area. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • More Information about Social Security PDF

    This is a newsletter with several articles about Social Security. It has a frequently asked questions section near the end of the newsletter that might be helpful. Click on the title "More Information about..." to learn more. You can open this link only if you already have Adobe Reader on your computer. If you do not, go to www.adobe.com, look for the yellow icon that reads "Get Adobe Reader", click on that icon and follow the instructions to upload the program onto your computer. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security
  • Social Security and Supplemental Social Security Income

    This chapter describes Social Security, Retirement, Disability and Supplemental Security Benefits. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law and Trust and Estate Sections.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook