List of Social Security Offices in Washington

On this page, you will find a list of the 23 Social Security office locations in Washington.

If you need help with any Social Security problems in Washington, including questions about your social security benefits or how to get a new social security card, this directory will give you all the information you need.

Choose one of the cities below to find the Social Security office details you need to visit or make an appointment. We provide the local phone number, the address with a map, and the office hours they are open.

Cities in Washington with No Social Security Offices

If you live in a city that doesn't have a Social Security office, you can find your nearest office using the table below, along with the distance from your city.

City Nearest Office Distance
Aberdeen Hoquiam, Washington 3 miles
Aberdeen Gardens Hoquiam, Washington 8 miles
Acme Bellingham, Washington 12 miles
Addy Spokane, Washington 52 miles
Ahtanum Yakima, Washington 6 miles
Airway Heights Spokane, Washington 10 miles
Albion Lewiston, Idaho 29 miles
Alder Puyallup, Washington 25 miles
Alderton Puyallup, Washington 4 miles
Alderwood Manor Lynnwood, Washington 0 miles
Alger Bellingham, Washington 11 miles
Algona Kent, Washington 7 miles
Allyn Silverdale, Washington 20 miles
Almira Wenatchee, Washington 67 miles
Altoona Astoria, Oregon 11 miles
Amanda Park Hoquiam, Washington 34 miles
Amboy Vancouver, Washington 22 miles
Ames Lake Bellevue, Washington 10 miles
Anacortes Mt Vernon, Washington 14 miles
Anatone Lewiston, Idaho 19 miles
Anderson Island Tacoma, Washington 11 miles
Arlington Everett, Washington 16 miles
Arlington Heights Everett, Washington 17 miles
Artondale Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
Ashford Puyallup, Washington 31 miles
Asotin Lewiston, Idaho 5 miles
Auburn Kent, Washington 6 miles
Bainbridge Island Silverdale, Washington 8 miles
Bangor Base Silverdale, Washington 5 miles
Banks Lake South Wenatchee, Washington 51 miles
Barberton Vancouver, Washington 6 miles
Baring Bellevue, Washington 34 miles
Barney's Junction Spokane, Washington 74 miles
Barstow Spokane, Washington 84 miles
Basin City Kennewick, Washington 26 miles
Battle Ground Vancouver, Washington 12 miles
Bay Center Hoquiam, Washington 24 miles
Bay View Mt Vernon, Washington 7 miles
Beacon Hill Longview, Washington 2 miles
Beaux Arts Village Bellevue, Washington 2 miles
Belfair Silverdale, Washington 15 miles
Bell Hill Port Angeles, Washington 17 miles
Benton City Kennewick, Washington 13 miles
Bethel Silverdale, Washington 11 miles
Beverly Yakima, Washington 32 miles
Bickleton Yakima, Washington 44 miles
Big Lake Mt Vernon, Washington 5 miles
Bingen The Dalles, Oregon 16 miles
Birch Bay Bellingham, Washington 17 miles
Black Diamond Kent, Washington 12 miles
Blaine Bellingham, Washington 20 miles
Blyn Port Angeles, Washington 21 miles
Bonney Lake Puyallup, Washington 6 miles
Bothell Lynnwood, Washington 5 miles
Bothell East Lynnwood, Washington 5 miles
Bothell West Lynnwood, Washington 2 miles
Boulevard Park Burien, Washington 2 miles
Bow Mt Vernon, Washington 9 miles
Boyds Spokane, Washington 80 miles
Brady Hoquiam, Washington 18 miles
Bremerton Silverdale, Washington 6 miles
Brewster Wenatchee, Washington 53 miles
Bridgeport Wenatchee, Washington 50 miles
Brier Lynnwood, Washington 3 miles
Brinnon Silverdale, Washington 10 miles
Browns Point Tacoma, Washington 6 miles
Brush Prairie Vancouver, Washington 9 miles
Bryant Mt Vernon, Washington 16 miles
Bryn Mawr-Skyway Burien, Washington 5 miles
Buckley Puyallup, Washington 13 miles
Bucoda Centralia, Washington 8 miles
Buena Yakima, Washington 16 miles
Bunk Foss Everett, Washington 5 miles
Burbank Kennewick, Washington 11 miles
Burley Burien, Washington 14 miles
Burlington Mt Vernon, Washington 3 miles
Camano Mt Vernon, Washington 20 miles
Camas Portland, Oregon 7 miles
Canterwood Tacoma, Washington 12 miles
Canyon Creek Everett, Washington 14 miles
Carbonado Puyallup, Washington 13 miles
Carlsborg Port Angeles, Washington 12 miles
Carnation Bellevue, Washington 13 miles
Carson The Dalles, Oregon 32 miles
Cascade Valley Wenatchee, Washington 50 miles
Cashmere Wenatchee, Washington 10 miles
Castle Rock Longview, Washington 9 miles
Cathcart Lynnwood, Washington 8 miles
Cathlamet Astoria, Oregon 22 miles
Cavalero Everett, Washington 6 miles
Centerville The Dalles, Oregon 17 miles
Central Park Hoquiam, Washington 9 miles
Chain Lake Everett, Washington 11 miles
Chehalis Centralia, Washington 4 miles
Chelan Wenatchee, Washington 32 miles
Chelan Falls Wenatchee, Washington 30 miles
Cheney Spokane, Washington 15 miles
Cherry Grove Vancouver, Washington 12 miles
Chewelah Spokane, Washington 45 miles
Chico Silverdale, Washington 3 miles
Chinook Astoria, Oregon 7 miles
Clallam Bay Port Angeles, Washington 39 miles
Clarkston Lewiston, Idaho 2 miles
Clarkston Heights-Vineland Lewiston, Idaho 4 miles
Clayton Spokane, Washington 24 miles
Clear Lake Puyallup, Washington 16 miles
Clear Lake Mt Vernon, Washington 5 miles
Clearview Lynnwood, Washington 7 miles
Cle Elum Wenatchee, Washington 33 miles
Cliffdell Yakima, Washington 35 miles
Clinton Everett, Washington 7 miles
Clover Creek Puyallup, Washington 4 miles
Clyde Hill Bellevue, Washington 2 miles
Cohassett Beach Hoquiam, Washington 13 miles
Colfax Lewiston, Idaho 37 miles
Colton Lewiston, Idaho 13 miles
Colville Spokane, Washington 65 miles
Conconully Wenatchee, Washington 83 miles
Concrete Mt Vernon, Washington 28 miles
Connell Kennewick, Washington 35 miles
Conway Mt Vernon, Washington 7 miles
Copalis Beach Hoquiam, Washington 17 miles
Cosmopolis Hoquiam, Washington 5 miles
Cottage Lake Bellevue, Washington 10 miles
Cougar Longview, Washington 31 miles
Coulee City Wenatchee, Washington 50 miles
Coulee Dam Wenatchee, Washington 73 miles
Country Homes Spokane, Washington 6 miles
Coupeville Mt Vernon, Washington 22 miles
Covington Kent, Washington 6 miles
Cowiche Yakima, Washington 10 miles
Crescent Bar Wenatchee, Washington 21 miles
Creston Spokane, Washington 53 miles
Crocker Puyallup, Washington 10 miles
Curlew Spokane, Washington 101 miles
Curlew Lake Spokane, Washington 95 miles
Cusick Spokane, Washington 47 miles
Custer Bellingham, Washington 13 miles
Dallesport The Dalles, Oregon 1 miles
Danville Spokane, Washington 105 miles
Darrington Everett, Washington 34 miles
Dash Point Tacoma, Washington 8 miles
Davenport Spokane, Washington 36 miles
Dayton College Place, Washington 27 miles
Deep River Astoria, Oregon 13 miles
Deer Park Spokane, Washington 20 miles
Deming Bellingham, Washington 12 miles
Desert Aire Yakima, Washington 29 miles
Des Moines Burien, Washington 4 miles
Disautel Wenatchee, Washington 82 miles
Dixie College Place, Washington 12 miles
Dollars Corner Vancouver, Washington 11 miles
Donald Yakima, Washington 11 miles
Duluth Vancouver, Washington 11 miles
DuPont Tacoma, Washington 11 miles
Duvall Bellevue, Washington 13 miles
East Cathlamet Longview, Washington 21 miles
Eastmont Everett, Washington 5 miles
Easton Wenatchee, Washington 43 miles
East Port Orchard Silverdale, Washington 9 miles
East Renton Highlands Kent, Washington 9 miles
East Wenatchee Wenatchee, Washington 1 miles
Eatonville Puyallup, Washington 20 miles
Edgewood Puyallup, Washington 6 miles
Edison Mt Vernon, Washington 10 miles
Edmonds Lynnwood, Washington 5 miles
Elbe Puyallup, Washington 28 miles
Electric City Wenatchee, Washington 69 miles
Elk Plain Puyallup, Washington 9 miles
Ellensburg Yakima, Washington 27 miles
Elma Olympia, Washington 22 miles
Elmer City Wenatchee, Washington 75 miles
Endicott Lewiston, Idaho 48 miles
Enetai Silverdale, Washington 6 miles
Entiat Wenatchee, Washington 18 miles
Enumclaw Puyallup, Washington 15 miles
Ephrata Wenatchee, Washington 36 miles
Erlands Point Silverdale, Washington 4 miles
Eschbach Yakima, Washington 6 miles
Esperance Seattle, Washington 4 miles
Everson Bellingham, Washington 12 miles
Fairchild AFB Spokane, Washington 12 miles
Fairfield Spokane, Washington 22 miles
Fairwood Kent, Washington 6 miles
Fairwood Spokane, Washington 7 miles
Fall City Bellevue, Washington 14 miles
Farmington Coeur D Alene, Idaho 42 miles
Federal Way Kent, Washington 6 miles
Felida Vancouver, Washington 6 miles
Ferndale Bellingham, Washington 8 miles
Fern Prairie Portland, Oregon 10 miles
Fife Tacoma, Washington 6 miles
Fife Heights Tacoma, Washington 7 miles
Finley Kennewick, Washington 10 miles
Fircrest Tacoma, Washington 3 miles
Five Corners Vancouver, Washington 6 miles
Fobes Hill Everett, Washington 4 miles
Fords Prairie Centralia, Washington 1 miles
Forks Port Angeles, Washington 46 miles
Fort Lewis Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
Four Lakes Spokane, Washington 12 miles
Fox Island Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
Frederickson Puyallup, Washington 5 miles
Freeland Everett, Washington 15 miles
Friday Harbor Bellingham, Washington 30 miles
Garfield Lewiston, Idaho 42 miles
Garrett College Place, Washington 1 miles
Geneva Bellingham, Washington 3 miles
George Wenatchee, Washington 32 miles
Gig Harbor Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
Glacier Bellingham, Washington 25 miles
Gleed Yakima, Washington 5 miles
Glenwood The Dalles, Oregon 29 miles
Gold Bar Everett, Washington 25 miles
Goldendale The Dalles, Oregon 23 miles
Gorst Silverdale, Washington 9 miles
Graham Puyallup, Washington 8 miles
Grand Coulee Wenatchee, Washington 71 miles
Grand Mound Centralia, Washington 5 miles
Grandview Kennewick, Washington 32 miles
Granger Yakima, Washington 25 miles
Granite Falls Everett, Washington 13 miles
Grapeview Tacoma, Washington 19 miles
Grayland Hoquiam, Washington 15 miles
Grays River Astoria, Oregon 16 miles
Green Bluff Spokane, Washington 13 miles
Greenwater Puyallup, Washington 31 miles
Hamilton Mt Vernon, Washington 17 miles
Hansville Lynnwood, Washington 14 miles
Harrah Yakima, Washington 14 miles
Harrington Spokane, Washington 42 miles
Hartline Wenatchee, Washington 59 miles
Hat Island Everett, Washington 6 miles
Hatton Kennewick, Washington 43 miles
Hazel Dell Vancouver, Washington 3 miles
Herron Island Olympia, Washington 16 miles
High Bridge Lynnwood, Washington 12 miles
Hobart Kent, Washington 13 miles
Hockinson Vancouver, Washington 12 miles
Hogans Corner Hoquiam, Washington 14 miles
Home Tacoma, Washington 14 miles
Hoodsport Olympia, Washington 26 miles
Humptulips Hoquiam, Washington 18 miles
Hunts Point Bellevue, Washington 3 miles
Ilwaco Astoria, Oregon 13 miles
Inchelium Spokane, Washington 58 miles
Index Everett, Washington 32 miles
Indianola Seattle, Washington 9 miles
Ione Spokane, Washington 74 miles
Issaquah Bellevue, Washington 9 miles
Jamestown Port Angeles, Washington 16 miles
Kahlotus College Place, Washington 41 miles
Kalama Longview, Washington 10 miles
Kapowsin Puyallup, Washington 13 miles
Kayak Point Everett, Washington 14 miles
Keller Spokane, Washington 67 miles
Kelso Longview, Washington 1 miles
Kendall Bellingham, Washington 18 miles
Kenmore Lynnwood, Washington 5 miles
Ketron Island Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
Kettle Falls Spokane, Washington 72 miles
Key Center Tacoma, Washington 16 miles
Keyport Silverdale, Washington 5 miles
Kingston Seattle, Washington 9 miles
Kirkland Bellevue, Washington 5 miles
Kitsap Lake Silverdale, Washington 5 miles
Kittitas Yakima, Washington 26 miles
Klickitat The Dalles, Oregon 15 miles
Krupp (Marlin) Wenatchee, Washington 62 miles
La Center Vancouver, Washington 16 miles
Lacey Olympia, Washington 6 miles
La Conner Mt Vernon, Washington 8 miles
LaCrosse Lewiston, Idaho 50 miles
La Grande Puyallup, Washington 23 miles
Lake Bosworth Everett, Washington 12 miles
Lake Cassidy Everett, Washington 9 miles
Lake Cavanaugh Mt Vernon, Washington 16 miles
Lake Forest Park Seattle, Washington 4 miles
Lake Goodwin Everett, Washington 12 miles
Lake Holm Kent, Washington 7 miles
Lake Ketchum Mt Vernon, Washington 10 miles
Lakeland North Kent, Washington 4 miles
Lakeland South Kent, Washington 8 miles
Lake Marcel-Stillwater Bellevue, Washington 13 miles
Lake McMurray Mt Vernon, Washington 10 miles
Lake Morton-Berrydale Kent, Washington 7 miles
Lake Roesiger Everett, Washington 13 miles
Lake Shore Vancouver, Washington 5 miles
Lake Stevens Everett, Washington 7 miles
Lake Stickney Lynnwood, Washington 3 miles
Lake Tapps Puyallup, Washington 8 miles
Lakeview Wenatchee, Washington 38 miles
Lakewood Tacoma, Washington 4 miles
Lamont Spokane, Washington 40 miles
Langley Everett, Washington 11 miles
Larch Way Lynnwood, Washington 2 miles
Latah Spokane, Washington 29 miles
Laurier Spokane, Washington 100 miles
Leavenworth Wenatchee, Washington 20 miles
Lebam Centralia, Washington 29 miles
Lewisville Vancouver, Washington 14 miles
Lexington Longview, Washington 3 miles
Liberty Lake Spokane, Washington 14 miles
Lind Kennewick, Washington 60 miles
Lochsloy Everett, Washington 10 miles
Lofall Silverdale, Washington 11 miles
Long Beach Astoria, Oregon 15 miles
Longbranch Tacoma, Washington 13 miles
Longview Heights Longview, Washington 3 miles
Loomis Wenatchee, Washington 102 miles
Loon Lake Spokane, Washington 30 miles
Lower Elochoman Longview, Washington 22 miles
Lyle The Dalles, Oregon 8 miles
Lyman Mt Vernon, Washington 14 miles
Lynden Bellingham, Washington 13 miles
Mabton Kennewick, Washington 37 miles
Machias Everett, Washington 7 miles
Malden Spokane, Washington 30 miles
Malo Spokane, Washington 97 miles
Malone Olympia, Washington 19 miles
Malott Wenatchee, Washington 66 miles
Maltby Lynnwood, Washington 8 miles
Manchester Silverdale, Washington 9 miles
Mansfield Wenatchee, Washington 42 miles
Manson Wenatchee, Washington 33 miles
Maple Falls Bellingham, Washington 21 miles
Maple Heights-Lake Desire Kent, Washington 8 miles
Maple Valley Kent, Washington 9 miles
Maplewood Burien, Washington 11 miles
Marblemount Mt Vernon, Washington 41 miles
Marcus Spokane, Washington 76 miles
Marietta-Alderwood Bellingham, Washington 4 miles
Marine View Kennewick, Washington 52 miles
Markham Hoquiam, Washington 7 miles
Marrowstone Everett, Washington 23 miles
Martha Lake Lynnwood, Washington 2 miles
Maryhill The Dalles, Oregon 19 miles
Marysville Everett, Washington 6 miles
Mattawa Yakima, Washington 31 miles
May Creek Everett, Washington 26 miles
McChord AFB Tacoma, Washington 6 miles
McCleary Olympia, Washington 15 miles
McKenna Puyallup, Washington 20 miles
McMillin Puyallup, Washington 3 miles
Mead Spokane, Washington 7 miles
Meadowdale Lynnwood, Washington 3 miles
Meadow Glade Vancouver, Washington 10 miles
Medical Lake Spokane, Washington 15 miles
Medina Bellevue, Washington 2 miles
Mercer Island Bellevue, Washington 4 miles
Mesa Kennewick, Washington 27 miles
Metaline Coeur D Alene, Idaho 82 miles
Metaline Falls Coeur D Alene, Idaho 82 miles
Methow Wenatchee, Washington 51 miles
Midland Tacoma, Washington 5 miles
Mill Creek Lynnwood, Washington 4 miles
Mill Creek East Lynnwood, Washington 4 miles
Millwood Spokane, Washington 5 miles
Milton Puyallup, Washington 6 miles
Mineral Puyallup, Washington 31 miles
Minnehaha Vancouver, Washington 2 miles
Mirrormont Kent, Washington 12 miles
Moclips Hoquiam, Washington 24 miles
Monroe Everett, Washington 13 miles
Monroe North Everett, Washington 11 miles
Montesano Hoquiam, Washington 13 miles
Morton Centralia, Washington 35 miles
Moses Lake Wenatchee, Washington 53 miles
Moses Lake North Wenatchee, Washington 49 miles
Mossyrock Centralia, Washington 27 miles
Mountlake Terrace Lynnwood, Washington 3 miles
Mount Vernon Mt Vernon, Washington 1 miles
Mount Vista Vancouver, Washington 8 miles
Moxee Yakima, Washington 8 miles
Mukilteo Everett, Washington 5 miles
Naches Yakima, Washington 12 miles
Napavine Centralia, Washington 10 miles
Naselle Astoria, Oregon 12 miles
Navy Yard City Silverdale, Washington 7 miles
Neah Bay Port Angeles, Washington 58 miles
Neilton Hoquiam, Washington 30 miles
Nespelem Wenatchee, Washington 81 miles
Nespelem Community Wenatchee, Washington 78 miles
Newcastle Bellevue, Washington 5 miles
Newport Coeur D Alene, Idaho 33 miles
Nile Yakima, Washington 24 miles
Nisqually Indian Community Olympia, Washington 13 miles
Nooksack Bellingham, Washington 13 miles
Normandy Park Burien, Washington 2 miles
North Bend Bellevue, Washington 20 miles
North Bonneville Portland, Oregon 26 miles
North Fort Lewis Tacoma, Washington 9 miles
North Lynnwood Lynnwood, Washington 3 miles
North Omak Wenatchee, Washington 81 miles
Northport Spokane, Washington 88 miles
North Puyallup Puyallup, Washington 3 miles
North Sultan Everett, Washington 19 miles
Northwest Stanwood Mt Vernon, Washington 12 miles
North Yelm Olympia, Washington 17 miles
Oakesdale Spokane, Washington 38 miles
Oak Harbor Mt Vernon, Washington 17 miles
Oakville Centralia, Washington 15 miles
Ocean City Hoquiam, Washington 15 miles
Ocean Park Astoria, Oregon 23 miles
Ocean Shores Hoquiam, Washington 13 miles
Ocosta Hoquiam, Washington 10 miles
Odessa Spokane, Washington 65 miles
Okanogan Wenatchee, Washington 73 miles
Omak Wenatchee, Washington 78 miles
Onalaska Centralia, Washington 16 miles
Orchards Vancouver, Washington 6 miles
Orient Spokane, Washington 91 miles
Oroville Wenatchee, Washington 112 miles
Orting Puyallup, Washington 6 miles
Oso Mt Vernon, Washington 22 miles
Othello Kennewick, Washington 42 miles
Otis Orchards-East Farms Coeur D Alene, Idaho 14 miles
Outlook Yakima, Washington 28 miles
Oyehut Hoquiam, Washington 13 miles
Pacific Puyallup, Washington 7 miles
Pacific Beach Hoquiam, Washington 22 miles
Packwood Puyallup, Washington 49 miles
Palouse Lewiston, Idaho 35 miles
Parker Yakima, Washington 8 miles
Parkland Tacoma, Washington 4 miles
Parkwood Silverdale, Washington 9 miles
Pasco Kennewick, Washington 6 miles
Pataha Lewiston, Idaho 26 miles
Pateros Wenatchee, Washington 48 miles
Peaceful Valley Bellingham, Washington 19 miles
Pe Ell Centralia, Washington 18 miles
Picnic Point Lynnwood, Washington 4 miles
Pine Grove Spokane, Washington 91 miles
Point Roberts Bellingham, Washington 32 miles
Pomeroy Lewiston, Idaho 29 miles
Port Angeles East Port Angeles, Washington 3 miles
Porter Olympia, Washington 19 miles
Port Gamble Tribal Community Seattle, Washington 13 miles
Port Hadlock-Irondale Silverdale, Washington 27 miles
Port Ludlow Silverdale, Washington 19 miles
Port Orchard Silverdale, Washington 8 miles
Port Townsend Everett, Washington 28 miles
Poulsbo Silverdale, Washington 6 miles
Prairie Heights Puyallup, Washington 9 miles
Prairie Ridge Puyallup, Washington 7 miles
Prescott College Place, Washington 17 miles
Prosser Kennewick, Washington 26 miles
Puget Island Longview, Washington 22 miles
Pullman Lewiston, Idaho 24 miles
Purdy Tacoma, Washington 14 miles
Queets Hoquiam, Washington 44 miles
Quilcene Silverdale, Washington 15 miles
Qui-nai-elt Village Hoquiam, Washington 24 miles
Quincy Wenatchee, Washington 25 miles
Raft Island Tacoma, Washington 12 miles
Rainier Olympia, Washington 16 miles
Ravensdale Kent, Washington 12 miles
Raymond Hoquiam, Washington 21 miles
Reardan Spokane, Washington 23 miles
Redmond Bellevue, Washington 5 miles
Renton Burien, Washington 6 miles
Republic Spokane, Washington 92 miles
Richland Kennewick, Washington 5 miles
Ridgefield Vancouver, Washington 13 miles
Ritzville Spokane, Washington 59 miles
Riverbend Bellevue, Washington 23 miles
Riverpoint Bellevue, Washington 24 miles
River Road Port Angeles, Washington 15 miles
Riverside Wenatchee, Washington 84 miles
Roche Harbor Bellingham, Washington 33 miles
Rochester Centralia, Washington 9 miles
Rockford Spokane, Washington 19 miles
Rock Island Wenatchee, Washington 8 miles
Rockport Mt Vernon, Washington 34 miles
Rocky Point Silverdale, Washington 4 miles
Ronald Wenatchee, Washington 36 miles
Roosevelt The Dalles, Oregon 48 miles
Rosalia Spokane, Washington 30 miles
Rosburg Astoria, Oregon 14 miles
Rosedale Tacoma, Washington 12 miles
Roslyn Wenatchee, Washington 35 miles
Roy Tacoma, Washington 15 miles
Royal City Yakima, Washington 47 miles
Ruston Tacoma, Washington 6 miles
Ryderwood Longview, Washington 17 miles
Salmon Creek Vancouver, Washington 6 miles
Sammamish Bellevue, Washington 5 miles
Santiago Hoquiam, Washington 28 miles
Satsop Hoquiam, Washington 19 miles
Schwana Yakima, Washington 32 miles
Seabeck Silverdale, Washington 7 miles
SeaTac Burien, Washington 1 miles
Sedro-Woolley Mt Vernon, Washington 6 miles
Sekiu Port Angeles, Washington 41 miles
Selah Yakima, Washington 3 miles
Sequim Port Angeles, Washington 16 miles
Shadow Lake Kent, Washington 7 miles
Shelton Olympia, Washington 14 miles
Shoreline Seattle, Washington 2 miles
Silvana Everett, Washington 16 miles
Silver Firs Lynnwood, Washington 6 miles
Sisco Heights Everett, Washington 11 miles
Skamokawa Valley Astoria, Oregon 23 miles
Skokomish Olympia, Washington 22 miles
Skykomish Bellevue, Washington 39 miles
Snohomish Everett, Washington 6 miles
Snoqualmie Bellevue, Washington 18 miles
Snoqualmie Pass Kent, Washington 39 miles
Soap Lake Wenatchee, Washington 39 miles
South Bend Hoquiam, Washington 22 miles
South Cle Elum Wenatchee, Washington 34 miles
South Creek Puyallup, Washington 12 miles
South Hill Puyallup, Washington 2 miles
South Prairie Puyallup, Washington 10 miles
South Wenatchee Wenatchee, Washington 2 miles
Southworth Burien, Washington 8 miles
Spanaway Puyallup, Washington 7 miles
Spangle Spokane, Washington 16 miles
Spokane Valley Spokane, Washington 7 miles
Sprague Spokane, Washington 37 miles
Springdale Spokane, Washington 32 miles
Stansberry Lake Tacoma, Washington 16 miles
Stanwood Mt Vernon, Washington 14 miles
Starbuck College Place, Washington 34 miles
Startup Everett, Washington 22 miles
Steilacoom Tacoma, Washington 7 miles
Steptoe Lewiston, Idaho 45 miles
Stevenson Portland, Oregon 32 miles
St. John Spokane, Washington 41 miles
Sudden Valley Bellingham, Washington 6 miles
Sultan Everett, Washington 19 miles
Sumas Bellingham, Washington 19 miles
Summit Puyallup, Washington 3 miles
Summitview Yakima, Washington 6 miles
Summit View Puyallup, Washington 3 miles
Sumner Puyallup, Washington 4 miles
Suncrest Spokane, Washington 14 miles
Sunday Lake Mt Vernon, Washington 15 miles
Sunland Estates Wenatchee, Washington 27 miles
Sunnyside Yakima, Washington 32 miles
Sunnyslope Wenatchee, Washington 4 miles
Suquamish Silverdale, Washington 8 miles
Swede Heaven Mt Vernon, Washington 30 miles
Taholah Hoquiam, Washington 32 miles
Tampico Yakima, Washington 17 miles
Tanglewilde Olympia, Washington 8 miles
Tehaleh Puyallup, Washington 7 miles
Tekoa Spokane, Washington 34 miles
Tenino Centralia, Washington 12 miles
Terrace Heights Yakima, Washington 4 miles
Thorp Wenatchee, Washington 30 miles
Three Lakes Everett, Washington 9 miles
Tieton Yakima, Washington 13 miles
Tokeland Hoquiam, Washington 19 miles
Toledo Centralia, Washington 20 miles
Tonasket Wenatchee, Washington 98 miles
Toppenish Yakima, Washington 19 miles
Torboy Spokane, Washington 92 miles
Touchet College Place, Washington 14 miles
Town and Country Spokane, Washington 5 miles
Tracyton Silverdale, Washington 3 miles
Trout Lake The Dalles, Oregon 32 miles
Tukwila Burien, Washington 4 miles
Tumwater Olympia, Washington 3 miles
Twin Lakes Spokane, Washington 61 miles
Twisp Wenatchee, Washington 66 miles
Union Olympia, Washington 22 miles
Union Gap Yakima, Washington 4 miles
Union Hill-Novelty Hill Bellevue, Washington 9 miles
Uniontown Lewiston, Idaho 10 miles
University Place Tacoma, Washington 4 miles
Upper Elochoman Longview, Washington 20 miles
Vader Longview, Washington 18 miles
Valley Spokane, Washington 39 miles
Vantage Yakima, Washington 34 miles
Vashon Burien, Washington 6 miles
Vaughn Tacoma, Washington 16 miles
Venersborg Vancouver, Washington 16 miles
Verlot Everett, Washington 21 miles
Waitsburg College Place, Washington 18 miles
Walla Walla College Place, Washington 2 miles
Walla Walla East College Place, Washington 4 miles
Waller Puyallup, Washington 4 miles
Wallula Kennewick, Washington 18 miles
Wapato Yakima, Washington 12 miles
Warden Kennewick, Washington 53 miles
Warm Beach Everett, Washington 16 miles
Washougal Portland, Oregon 8 miles
Washtucna College Place, Washington 48 miles
Waterville Wenatchee, Washington 19 miles
Wauna Tacoma, Washington 14 miles
Waverly Spokane, Washington 23 miles
West Clarkston-Highland Lewiston, Idaho 3 miles
West Pasco Kennewick, Washington 3 miles
Westport Hoquiam, Washington 12 miles
West Richland Kennewick, Washington 9 miles
Wheeler Wenatchee, Washington 57 miles
Whidbey Island Station Mt Vernon, Washington 16 miles
White Center Burien, Washington 4 miles
White Salmon The Dalles, Oregon 17 miles
White Swan Yakima, Washington 19 miles
Wilbur Spokane, Washington 62 miles
Wilderness Rim Kent, Washington 22 miles
Wilkeson Puyallup, Washington 13 miles
Willapa Hoquiam, Washington 23 miles
Wilson Creek Wenatchee, Washington 56 miles
Winlock Centralia, Washington 16 miles
Winthrop Wenatchee, Washington 73 miles
Wishram The Dalles, Oregon 11 miles
Wollochet Tacoma, Washington 6 miles
Woodinville Lynnwood, Washington 7 miles
Woodland Longview, Washington 18 miles
Woods Creek Everett, Washington 15 miles
Woodway Seattle, Washington 5 miles
Yacolt Vancouver, Washington 21 miles
Yarrow Point Bellevue, Washington 3 miles
Yelm Olympia, Washington 18 miles
Zillah Yakima, Washington 19 miles

All adult Americans will at some point in their lives come into contact with the Social Security Agency (SSA) for one reason or another. It may be as simple as dealing with your social security number to claim benefits based on retirement or some disability that may hinder your ability to work.

There are over 1400 Social Security Agency offices nationwide including regional, field, card centers and teleservices locations. Many of these locations are located in major towns and cities. Frequently your local SSA will be busy so it is important to know what you want and what you need to supply in order to get it.

In this post we will look at the services offered by the Social Security Agency and some of the requirements to obtain those services. It is always wise to know the rules at your local SSA offices to make sure you have a quick and trouble free visit.

What Is the Social Security Administration?

The social security administration (SSA) is an independent government agency that administers social security. It is an insurance program that consists of retirement, disability and survivor benefits. In order to qualify for these benefits most workers pay into the system through social security taxes.

The head offices of the social security agency are located in Woodlawn, Maryland and is referred to as the Central Office. There are tens of thousands of workers employed by the social security agency and it is the largest government program in the United States.

It is estimated that by the end of the 2022 fiscal year the agency will have paid out $1.2 trillion in benefits to 66 million citizens and legal residents of the United States. An additional 61 billion is expected in SSI benefits and 7.5 million to low-income individuals.

This government agency is a vital part of the country's economy and without it millions of already struggling Americans would have nothing. It is a program that many have paid into for decades in preparation for retirement and as an insurance policy against sudden disability.

History of the Social Security Agency

On August 14th 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law as part of his New Deal initiative. This led to the creation of the Social Security Board (SSB), a presidentially appointed group of three executives tasked with overseeing the social security program.

With zero budget, staff or even furniture the SSB finally obtained funding from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. It was on October 14th 1936 that the first social security office opened its doors in Austin, Texas.

In January of 1937 social security taxes were first collected. Just a few years later the first social security check was issued to Ida Mary Fuller of Battleboro, Vermont. Ida’s check was dated January 31st 1940 and she received $22.54.

The SSB in 1939 merged with the U.S. Public Health Service, the Civilian Conservation Corp and other government agencies to become the Federal Security Agency. In 1846 under President Harry S. Truman the SSB was named the Social Security Administration SSA.

In 1953 the Federal Security Agency was dismantled and the SSA was placed under the banner of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Finally in 1994 President Bill Clinton made the Social Security Administration an independent body once again.

Field Office Services

The field offices are your everyday walk in the SSA office where you can go to deal with a whole host of requirements. Depending on location you may be able to walk in or you may require an appointment. These offices are frequently busy so setting an appointment may help you save time.

New or Replacement Social Security Cards

Every U.S. citizen or resident alien requires a social security card which comes with its own unique identity number. This number is used to withhold social security taxes from any earned monies of an individual which are then held as insurance for future events.

These funds are collected so that individuals will have a financial safety net if they become unable to work or to supply an income upon retirement. A social security number is a requirement for working any job in the United States.

All U.S. citizens have to apply for a social security number in order to be able to work and this is intended to be their number for the rest of their life. There are however some circumstances which would require a new number to be issued.

A new number may be issued if:

  • The number already belongs to another individual (rare but it can happen)
  • You are a victim of domestic abuse and need to escape detection by your abuser
  • Identity theft to the extent that your social security number is no longer safe to use
  • If there is a valid religious objection to the number for example a Christian may object to a number that contained 666

You may not get a new number to escape bankruptcy, extreme debt or consequences of illegal actions. People do try this and it is very much against the rules.

In order to get a social security number you need proof of identity such as a birth certificate or passport. If you are a non citizen you will need to prove you are legally in the country and that you are eligible to work.

Request Changes to Your Social Security Card

You may need to change the name attached to your social security card based on a legal change of name. This may be because you married or legally changed your name for some other reason. This would not change your number but would be required if you were to be using this new name in all other legal aspects of your life.

In order to change the information regarding your name on your social security card you will need proof of the name change which would include official name change documents or a marriage license.

Once you legally change your name with the social security agency it allows you to more easily change your names on other documents such as your passport or driver's license.

You can get a SSN name change to help evade a stalker but this does need a legal court ordered name change.

Review Your Social Security Statement

Many people may not be aware that they can access their personal social security statement to review their earnings history. This can be helpful to assist with taxes and to detect any fraudulent use of your social security number.

Get an Estimate of Your Retirement Benefits

It may be helpful to know based on your social security account how much it is projected you will be entitled to upon your retirement. This is dependent on how much you have paid in and when you are planning to retire.

Get a Copy of Your Proof of Benefits

You can also visit a field office to obtain a copy of your proof of benefits. This may be needed as proof of income for renting a home or obtaining a personal loan.

Applying for Retirement Benefits

The social security agency field office can help you to apply for your retirement benefits. As of July 2022 the earliest you can apply for retirement benefits is 61 years and 9 months. Your first social security check if you qualified would then be issued 4 months later the month after your 62nd birthday.

Applying for SSI or SSDI Benefits

Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) is a benefit offered to those who due to age or disability are limited in their ability to earn. This may be a personal disability or that of an individual that you have to take care of. It is a supplemental income based on what you already make to help bridge the gap in your household needs.

Social Security Disability Insurance is for individuals who based on their disability are unable to earn money. This is based on former social security payments made prior to the disability. It may be permanent or temporary depending on the situation.

Applying for Social Security Spousal or Survivor Benefits

Seniors whose spouses pass are eligible to receive the benefits of their deceased spouse in addition to their own.

Applying for Medicare

As part of retirement the Medicare program supplies retirees with health coverage which can be applied for via the social security system. You can visit a field office to do this and can also apply for replacement Medicare cards as well should they become lost or damaged.

Set up Direct Deposits for Social Security Benefits

Direct deposit in today's digital world is far more convenient than the old system of checks. The social security field office can help you set up direct deposit of your benefits straight to the bank account of your choosing.

What Can You Do Online?

As mentioned, in person social security offices can be very busy and often stressful places. As such with the world becoming more digital there is an increasing amount that can be done online.

Choosing to do certain things related to social security online can be quicker and far less stressful. There are still many things you have to do in person but there are some simpler tasks that can be done online. Some things may start online but require you to mail in documents to complete the process.

Online you can:

  • Review your account
  • Apply for benefits
  • Make changes to your account
  • Request replacement cards
  • Get benefit estimates
  • Print proof of benefits
  • Check status of any applications pending
  • Set up or change direct deposit information
  • Change Address details

What Should You Do if Your Social Security Number Is Lost or Stolen?

Your social security number (SSN) is unique to you and can be used to file taxes, obtain loans/credit cards and legally work. There is a thriving criminal business in social security fraud so protecting your unique SSN is important.

If your card is lost or stolen it is important to act immediately to protect yourself from potential fraud. Request a replacement card and place a fraud alert on your social security number. It is also wise to monitor your credit report to get an early warning of activity that is not initiated by yourself.

Obtain a unique tax filing code with the IRS so that only you can file your taxes. If someone else has your social security number they can fraudulently file as you and receive the refund that you are entitled to.

It is also important that you are careful who you give your social security number to. It is only required for certain things and you should not give it out over the phone to unknown sources.

Why Should I Make an Appointment?

If you have ever driven past a Social Security Office before it opens in the mornings you probably already know the answer to this question. The lines waiting outside can often circle the entire building and then some.

When you make an appointment you are often able to join a much shorter secondary line and will be waiting a much shorter time to be seen. Those without appointments are at the mercy of the crowds and could be spending hours to complete their business with the SSA.

If you can do what you need to online it is wise to do so rather than visiting an actual office. In the event that you must attend in person make sure you have all the documents required for your purpose. If you are missing something vital you will have to get that document and come back another time.

Along with the Secretary of State and DMV, the Social Security office is likely one of the most frustrating and time consuming aspects of our lives. People seldom look forward to going to the SSA office so be smart about it.

Conclusion

The Social Security Agency offices offer a wide range of services to help you understand your present and future benefits through this government agency. Throughout our working life we pay into the social security system to build up this insurance for our future.

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