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The Ohio Benefit Bank Access SSI/SSDI Guide

Step-By-Step Application Process


Application Documents

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Application Cover Sheet

OBB Consent to Use Information

ODM-06723 (Appointment of Authorized Representative)

SSA-1696 (Appointment of Authorized Representative)

SSA-827 (Authorization to Disclose Information)

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Additional Resources

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Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool BEST

Intake Form:

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Talking Points and Client Checklist :


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Staff Directory


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  • Technical Questions


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Contact Us


Effective October 1, 2016, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks is no longer recruiting organizations or counselors to become Access SSI/SSDI sites.

For any current SSI/SSDI sites and counselors who are assisting clients, the portal is still available.


Should you have any questions, regarding The Ohio Benefit Bank and the programs and services it offers, please contact the following OAF staff:


Martin Terry at mterry@ohiofoodbanks.org

Brent Sigley at bsigley@ohiofoodbanks.org

Jessica Renwick at jrenwick@ohiofoodbanks.org