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Government shutdown impacts local Social Security offices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Due to the Federal Government shutdown, local Social Security offices are open with limited services.

Hearing offices remain open to conduct hearings before an Administrative Law Judge.

Social Security card centers are closed.

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income payments to beneficiaries will continue with no change in payment dates.

Due to Congressional inaction to prevent the Government shutdown, the following services are being provided at Social Security field offices:

  1. Help apply for benefits
  2. Assist in requesting an appeal
  3. Change address or direct deposit information
  4. Accept reports of death
  5. Verify or change citizenship status
  6. Replace a lost or missing Social Security payment
  7. Issue a critical payment
  8. Change a representative payee
  9. Process a change in living arrangement or income (SSI recipients only)

Social Security offices cannot provide the following services:

  1. Issue new or replacement Social Security cards
  2. Replace Medicare card
  3. Issue a proof of income letter

Social Security cannot assist people making an office visit involving any service not listed above.

Our Online Services will remain open.

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