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CHUM - Duluth

Social Security Advocacy Program

Emergency Shelter Center

125 N 1st Ave W, Duluth, MN, 55802-2008

Distance: 1012 Miles

(218) 726-0153


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.

Specializes in working with people experiencing homelessness.


  • Legal Information
    • Benefits assistance 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 


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)

Receiving public assistance or homeless (or at risk of being homeless)

Application Instructions

Contact this agency.

Churches United in Ministry (CHUM)'s SSI Advocate is available at the CHUM Center Monday through Friday.


Will waive all fees for eligible clients

Business Hours

Drop-in center: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Duluth area


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 726-0153

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