|Social Security Administration (SSA)|
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Attention Social Security Recipients: Social Security will stop issuing paper checks by March 1, 2013. This affects everyone who receives Social Security, veterans' benefits, railroad pensions and federal disability payments. All payments - beginning March 1, 2013 - will be made electronically, either through direct deposit or a debit card. To set up your electronic payment before March 2013, call 1-800-333-1795 or visit www.GoDirect.org. This number and website are operated by the U.S. Treasury Department to offer assistance with electronic payments.
Social Security office hours change in Arizona: Social Security Offices in Arizona are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday - as of Nov. 7, 2012. And beginning Jan. 2, 2013, the offices will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. Most Social Security services are conveniently available at www.socialsecurity.gov or by dialing toll-free 1-800-772-1213. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call their TTY number 1-800-325-0778. Spanish Social Security services are available at www.segurosocial.gov.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is the agency that deals with your retirement benefits as well as Social Security Disability (SSD), Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Social Security (SSI), burial expense, survivor, and dependent benefits.
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