Lets Close More Social Security Field Offices

3 hours ago A new congressional report says the Social Security Administration has been closing a record number of field offices, even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement. The agency blames budget

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800-772-1213Just Now Before you support closing any more offices, spend a week working in a field office to see what they do. Then spend another week answering the 800 number for Social Security, Then spend another week volunteering to help elderly and disabled people to solve their variety of Social Security and Medicare problems online.

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9 hours ago Let’s recap if you’ve missed them: Since 2000, the SSA closed 125 of its field offices. It’s closed all 500+ offices that were set up to serve rural isolated communities. SSA employees are leaving too. Why?…probably because More than one-third of Social Security Administration employees are eligible for retirement now.

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1 hours ago Social Security officials say one office closure results in a cost savings of $4 million over 10 years. That means the 65 closures will save about $260 million over the next decade. Lawmakers on

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6 hours ago The Social Security Administration (SSA) has closed over 60 field offices and laid-off more than 11,000 staff since 2010 to reduce costs. Close to one-quarter of local field offices have lost 20% or more of their workers and office business hours have been reduced.

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9 hours ago Eskow writes: "For months there have been rumors that the Social Security Administration has a 'secret plan' to close all of its field offices. Is it true? A little-known report commissioned by the SSA at the request of Congress seems to hold the answer." The government may outsource the Administration of Social Security. (photo: AP)

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6 hours ago The Social Security Administration has contracted with an entity called The National Academy of Public Administration, or NAPA, to "conduct a study and submit a high-level plan proposing a long-range strategic vision." The seven-member panel conducting the study includes current and former employees of government contractors IBM, Cisco, and

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1 hours ago For months there have been rumors that the Social Security Administration has a “secret plan” to close all of its field offices. In a document prepared for Congress, the plan is no longer a rumor. About OurFuture.org; converting more of Social Security’s functions to website technology could be result in a very lucrative payday for

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8 hours ago Looking for a local office? Use one of our online services and save yourself a trip! Skip to content. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates. Social Security SEARCH MENU LANGUAGES SIGN IN/UP. Looking for a local office? Still need to find an office near you? Locate An Office By Zip. Benefits. Retirement; Disability; Medicare; Survivors; SSI

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7 hours ago As millions of Baby Boomers start to retire, the Social Security Administration is being flooded with demands for help with benefits. But in a feat of bad timing, the agency has closed 64 field offices (1 out of 20), reduced hours at all the others, and now has 11,000 fewer employees today since 2010, according to a recent bipartisan Senate report.

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3 hours ago There’s a reason Social Security is the most popular of all government programs. But that will change if the Social Security Administration’s “Vision 2025” comes to pass. Bureaucrats are mulling closure of most of SSA’s more than 1,000 community field offices in the U.S., where 43 million people sought services last year.

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800-772-12137 hours ago If your local Social Security office is closed, be aware that many services are available online. If you had a scheduled appointment, please call 1-800-772-1213 for assistance. You also can do business with Social Security over the phone by calling 1 …

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Just Now There’s a reason Social Security is the most popular of all government programs. But that will change if the Social Security Administration’s “Vision 2025” comes to pass. Bureaucrats are mulling closure of most of SSA’s more than 1,000 community field offices in the U.S., where 43 million people sought services last year.

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6 hours ago Currently, a Social Security field office is generally open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Wednesdays. Beginning on January 8, 2020, offices will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, with typical field office hours from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This change restores Wednesday public service hours that were

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What if my local Social Security Office is closed?

If your local Social Security office is closed, be aware that many services are available online. If you had a scheduled appointment, please call 1-800-772-1213 for assistance. You also can do business with Social Security over the phone by calling 1-800-772-1213 (TTY number, 1-800-325-0778 ).

Is the Social Security Office Open in March 2020?

All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

How can I locate the closest field office to me?

You can locate the closest field office to you using our field office locator. In addition to expanding our hours of service, we will be hiring 1,100 front line employees to provide service on the agency’s National 800 Number and in its processing centers.

What are the hours of a social security field office?

Currently, a Social Security field office is generally open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Wednesdays. Beginning on January 8, 2020, offices will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, with typical field office hours from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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