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California has many hearing offices. Below you will find a list of the California “Office of Hearing Operations” offices. These offices are where hearings are scheduled and generally conducted. Each OHO office supports a number of regional Social Security Administration field offices. If you request a hearing, then you will have your disability hearing at the local hearing office.

You are likely to have your hearing with a Judge who works in the OHO office that supports the SSA field office nearest to you. However, it is also possible to have a hearing by telephone or video. When you have a hearing by telephone or video, it is possible that your judge will be from the National Hearing Office.



5th Floor 555 Battery Street
San Francisco, California 94111
(866) 964-7584 • (415) 705-2020 Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada American Samoa, Guam, Saipan

Hearing Office Region 9 Fresno SSA, OHO

Suite 300 2440 Tulare Street
Fresno, California 93721
(866) 596-7568 • (559) 443-1281 • (877) 394-4582
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Fresno, Hanford, Madera, Merced, Porterville, Southeast Fresno, Visalia, West Fresno

Hearing Office Region 9 Long Beach SSA, OHO

Federal Building, Suite 5300 501 West Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90802
(855) 532-0889 • (562) 980-4131 • (877) 394-4587
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Lakewood, Long Beach, San Pedro, Torrance

Hearing Office Region 9 Los Angeles • (Downtown) SSA, OHO

City National Bank Building, Suite 1200 606 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, California 90014
(888) 488-0517 • (213) 894-2595 • (877) 394-4583 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Crenshaw, Los Angeles • (Downtown), University Village, Watts, Wilshire Center

Hearing Office Region 9 Los Angeles • (West) SSA, OHO

Suite 400 12121 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90025
(866) 748-2089 • (310) 479-3370 • (877) 394-4585
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Chatsworth, Culver City, Hollywood, Inglewood, Lancaster, Los Angeles Westwood, Panorama City, Santa Clarita

Hearing Office Region 9 Moreno Valley SSA, OHO

3rd Floor 22690 Cactus Avenue
Moreno Valley, California 92553
(866) 737-4503 • (951) 867-3779 • (877) 312-9771
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Blythe, Corona, Hemet, Indio, Moreno Valley, Morongo Basin, Palm Springs, Riverside

Hearing Office Region 9 Norwalk SSA, OHO

Suite 250 12440 E. Imperial Highway
Norwalk, California 90650
(877) 870-6385 • (562) 462-9289 • (877) 394-4581
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Boyle Heights, Compton, Downey, Huntington Park, Montebello, Norwalk, Whittier

Hearing Office Region 9 Oakland SSA, OHO

Oakland Federal Building, Suite 200N 1301 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612
(866) 366-4916 • (510) 444-1974 • (877) 394-4588
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Antioch, Berkeley, East Oakland, Fremont, Hayward/Livermore • (merged), Oakland, Richmond, San Leandro, Walnut Creek

Hearing Office Region 9 Orange SSA, OHO

Centrum North, Suite 600 1120 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, California 92868
(866) 593-1447 • (714) 246-8271 • (877) 822-0169
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Anaheim, Brea, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Ontario, Pomona Valley, Santa Ana

Hearing Office Region 9 Pasadena SSA, OHO

Pasadena Towers 1, Suite 500 800 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, California 91101
(866) 354-0220 • (626) 793-3080 • (877) 822-5144
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Alhambra, Arcadia, Burbank, El Monte, Glendale, Glendora, Industry Hills, Old Burbank, Pasadena, San Fernando, West Covina

Hearing Office Region 9 NCAC Richmond SSA, OHO

NCAC Frank Hagel Federal Building 1221 Nevin Avenue, 6th Floor
Richmond, California 94801
(855) 295-8304 • (510) 970-1217
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm NCACs are not open to the public.

NCAC 9 R9 Sacramento SSA, OHO

Suite 250 1610 Arden Way
Sacramento, California 95815
(866) 931-2544 • (916) 564-5360 • (877) 394-9226
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Auburn, Chico, Oroville, Placerville, Redding, Roseville, Sacramento, Sacramento • (North), Sacramento • (South), Sacramento • (West), Susanville, Yuba City

Hearing Office Region 9 San Bernardino SSA, OHO

Suite 200 605 North Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, California 92401
(866) 331-7127 • (909) 381-9288 • (877) 394-9227
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Barstow, Fontana, Redlands, San Bernardino, Victorville

Hearing Office Region 9 San Diego SSA, OHO

Suite 900 525 B Street
San Diego, California 92101
(866) 331-2294 • (619) 557-6733 • (877) 394-9228
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Chula Vista, El Cajon, El Centro, Kearny Mesa, La Mesa, National City, Pacific Beach, Oceanside, San Diego, San Marcos, Yuma

Hearing Office Region 9 San Francisco SSA, OHO

Equity Building, 16th Floor 301 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94105
(866) 770-1221 • (415) 744-2548 • (877) 394-9237
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Bakersfield, Bakersfield-East Hills, Chinatown, Daly City, Delano, Mission, Parkside, San Francisco • (Downtown), San Mateo, Western Addition

Hearing Office Region 9 San Jose SSA, OHO

Robert F. Peckham Federal Building 280 South 1ST ST RM 330
San Jose, California 95113-3005
(866) 331-2219 • (408) 535-5286 • (877) 394-9239
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Campbell, Gilroy, Mountain View, Redwood City, Salinas, San Jose, San Jose • (East), San Jose • (South), Santa Cruz, Watsonville

Hearing Office Region 9 San Rafael SSA, OHO

Suite 230 4040 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael, California 94903
(866) 814-3559 • (415) 472-5824 • (877 )394-9240
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Crescent City, Eureka, Lakeport, Napa, San Rafael, Santa Rosa, Suisun City, Ukiah, Vallejo

Hearing Office Region 9 Santa Barbara SSA, OHO

Suite 206 222 East Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101
(866) 273-4953 • (805) 564-3404 • (877) 394-9242
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Oxnard, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Thousand Oaks, Ventura

Hearing Office Region 9 Stockton SSA, OHO

Suite 100 3116 W. March Lane
Stockton, California 95219
(866) 494-3136 • (209) 477-3394 • (877) 394-9243
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA: Lodi, Manteca, Modesto, Sonora, Stockton


The state of California is part of the Social Security Administration’s “Region 9.” The headquarters of Region 9 is in San Francisco, California. There are 17 hearing offices in California. If you want to know the waiting times for a hearing in each of the offices, then see below. You can compare the hearing wait time at your particular hearing office in California, to the national average wait time for a hearing. As a result, you will be able to determine if you case is lagging behind the normal scheduling times.

The “Hearing Wait Time (Months)” means how long it takes between when you request a Hearing and when the hearing occurs. Cannon Disability will request your hearing for you. Learn more here about how to request a hearing.

The “Average Disposition Time (Days)” is the number of days in between when an applicant requests a Hearing and when the Administrative Law Judge in their case makes a written decision.

The “Average Approval Rate” is the approval rate or percentage rate in which claimant’s receive an award of benefits.

Hearing Wait Time (Months) Average Disposition Time (Days) Average Approval Rate (2021)
National Average 9.4 318 53.9%
California Average 11.6 387 58.6%
FRESNO 13.4 555 62.9%
LONG BEACH 11.8 382 46.9%
LOS ANGELES WEST 12.1 392 52.7%
MORENO VALLEY 11.1 409 57.9%
NORWALK 10.6 327 60.8%
OAKLAND 10.9 432 64.8%
ORANGE 10.8 407 51.2%
PASADENA 12.6 351 68.2%
SACRAMENTO 10.7 343 69.5%
SAN BERNARDINO 12.3 332 55.0%
SAN DIEGO 9.7 363 50.7%
SAN FRANCISCO 10.2 353 54.5%
SAN JOSE 13.4 356 76.5%
SAN RAFAEL 11.9 366 68.9%
SANTA BARBARA 11.7 425 49.2%
STOCKTON 11.0 389 54.3%


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If you have a good work history, then you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. In order to apply for benefits, go to the Social Security website. Then follow the simple instructions.

If you have never worked or you are applying for benefits for a child, then you may need to apply for Supplemental Security Income benefits. SSI benefits come with Medicaid. Go here to learn more information about Medicaid benefits. We can often tell you over the phone if you are eligible. Please call us.

When you call, be ready to tell us why you cannot work. Additionally, we need to know who your doctors are and if you have already sent in an application for benefits. We have won over 20,000 disability claims for our clients and we want to help you too.


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For example, we can help you file your application for disability benefits. We always help our clients apply for Social Security Disability and SSI benefits. Many other law firms will not help you apply for benefits. Additionally, we will appeal your case if SSA denies your SSD and SSI benefits. For example, we will file an appeal for you at the initial and the reconsideration levels.


There are many reasons to hire our law firm. For example, Dianna Cannon is a member of the state bar in California. Likewise, she excels in representing clients for California disability benefits. Similarly, Ms. Cannon has experience practicing disability law for the past thirty years. If you want to find out more about Ms. Cannon, then visit Dianna Cannon’s page here. Additionally, find out more about the other representatives at Cannon Disability Law. Learn more about Andria Summers and Brett Bunkall. Also, look at our About Us page.

Most importantly, when you hire Cannon Disability, our legal team prepares you to be a witness in court. For example, we will help you answer the judge’s questions and explain how your disability is preventing you from performing full-time work.  When you start to apply for disability benefits, you need a SSD law firm who understands disability law. You also need a firm that has won thousands of disability claims.


In the past 30 years, our attorneys have won thousands of cases at the hearing level. We also win cases at the Appeals Council. The Appeals Council reviews disability appeals from all over the country. Likewise, we can appeal your case to Federal District Court. However, it can take a number of years to go through the federal appeal process.

We work with our clients as part of a team effort. Therefore, we are successful. For example, look at our record. We have won over 20,000 Social Security Disability and SSI cases for our clients. Better yet, over our 30 years in business, we have won over $100 million in past-due and ongoing disability benefits for our clients. We can help you too.

The SSA, nevertheless, denies 70% of disability cases. Furthermore, they often do this without taking into account the combination of your disabling impairments. Likewise, it is possible that they will not review all of your medical records. That is why our law firm has been fighting against the SSA’s unfavorable decisions for over 30 years. Contact us today. Take advantage of our free consultation. As a result, you will have a better chance at winning your California disability case.