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Disability Specialists

Social Security Advocacy Program

1907 Wood Rd, Cook, MN, 55723-8177

Distance: 1122 Miles

(218) 666-2676


Service Details


The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) pays this agency to provide Social Security Advocates. Advocates help people with disabilities apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

Additional Information

This agency helps people with SSI applications, the reconsideration process and to appeal decisions when the applications were denied.

Helps people who are unable to sustain a full time job because of severe physical or mental disorders with their SSI applications, as well as children with severe disorders


  • Legal Information
    • Benefits assistance 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Blind or visually impaired 
    • Brain Injury (BI) 
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Developmental disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • People with low income 
    • Physical disabilities 
    • Veteran 


To qualify, a person must be getting help from one of these programs:
* General Assistance (GA) including Tribal General Assistance
* Housing Support (formerly known as Group Residential Housing)
* Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)
* Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
* Title IV-E for children in foster care
* Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)

Application Instructions

Contact this agency.


May charge eligible clients a portion of their back-pay.

No cost up front. The No Fee Guarantee means if you don't win, you don't pay.

This agency has a contract with the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Minnesota residents who are receiving cash benefits and housing benefits pay nothing. For others, their fee is usually limited by law to the lessor of 25% of the past-due benefits that are obtained or $6,000.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

State of Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 666-2676
FAX (218) 666-3136
Toll Free (800) 642-6393

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