Albany County Legal Resources

About Albany County, NY

Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 304,204. The county seat is Albany.

Albany Government Website

Workers’ Compensation Claims in Albany County

New York State Worker’s Compensation Board

Customer Service Toll–Free Number:
(877) 632-4996
Monday thru Friday – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Worker’s Compensation
20 Park Street 
Albany, NY 12207

Worker’s Compensation
Matthew A. Morgan, Regional Administrator
Luis A. Torres, District Manager
Shanron Schanz, Senior Law Judge

Counties Served:
Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Ulster, Warren, Washington

Albany District Office:
Riverview Center, 150 Broadway, Suite #195, Menands, NY 12204

Customer Service Center locations in:
Hudson, Plattsburgh, Poughkeepsie, Saranac Lake

Social Security Disability Claims in Albany County

In order to be entitled to benefits, including Medicare, establish a period of disability, or be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) you must first file an application for benefits.

In New York you may apply for social security disability insurance by calling your social office toll-free number. It is also possible to use a web form available on the administration’s website. Or, go to the offices for social security in Greene County and make a physical application.

Provide your employment and career records as captured in the following details.

  • What you presently do
  • Previous occupation
  • A recent W-2 form/federal tax return copy

Social Security Office: Albany, NY

Social Security Phone (Local) :

Social Security Phone (Nat’l) :
TTY : 1-800-325-0778

Social Security Office Hours :
MON: 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
TUES: 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
WED: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
THUR: 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
FRI: 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM