As one of the main regional offices for the Social Security Administration, the San Francisco hub is a primary provider of retirement, disability, and supplemental security income benefits for many individuals. The hub is a one-stop place to get everything you need from a replacement card to inquiring about the status of an appeal to creating an initial account and checking your benefit rate.
The San Francisco Region of the Social Security Administration oversees more than 100 local offices.
Field office locations situated within downtown San Francisco include:
1098 Valencia Street, San Francisco 560 Kearny Street, San Francisco 1221 Nevin Avenue, San Francisco 355 Gellert Boulevard, #201, San Francisco
Individuals can take advantage of two toll-free phone numbers to contact Social Security with questions. This includes the regular phone number (800)-772-1213 and the TTY/TDD phone number, which is (800)-325-0778. Support team members can be contacted between Monday and Friday during the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Automated recorded information is available through the regular toll-free number 24 hours per day.
For those that want to get in touch with the Social Security Administration (SSA) via email, their website has an online email form that can be completed and sent with any questions. Help in tracking down a local field office is easy with the SSA online locator.
The San Francisco Regional Office Hub provides Social Security services to individuals that reside within the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada as well as the regions of Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The San Francisco Region of Social Security supports 162 locally based field office locations along with 6 telephone centers. Other support services are available at hearing offices and disability determination services office locations. Administered programs include supplemental security income, retirement, disability, and survivor benefits.
Grace M. Kim currently serves as the San Francisco Regional Commissioner whose duties include the administration of 6,500 Social Security Administration employees that are located within six different regional time zones.
Helpful online tools for individuals to explore on the Social Security website include links for topics that discuss taxes, credits, and funding along with information about Medicare and supplemental security income. The San Francisco Regional Office offers additional online resources that include:
Learn if you are eligible to receive disability benefits Find out what the requirements are to apply for retirement benefits Learn about supplemental security income Get information about work incentive programs
The Social Security Administration also has a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page that covers an extensive range of help topics and popular subjects. This is one place where you can get quick answers to some of the most commonly asked questions such as how to change the name on your Social Security card and how long it typically takes to receive a new card.
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