Where can I apply for disability benefits?
Applications can be made at a local Social Security Administration's field office, online by visiting SSA’s website at www.socialsecurity.gov, or by calling SSA's toll free number at 1-800-772-1213. Check in your telephone book under Government, Social Security Administration, for the telephone number and location of the nearest office.
NYS OTDA Division of Disability Determinations
SSI/Social Security Disability Determinations