I’m happy to announce that native Social Safety places of work will restore in-person providers, together with for individuals with out an appointment, on April 7, 2022.
To keep away from ready in line, I strongly encourage individuals who can, to make use of our on-line providers, name us, and schedule appointments upfront slightly than strolling in with out an appointment.
Telephone appointments can prevent a visit to a busy workplace. I thank the general public to your endurance as we work to extend service.
Clients who stroll in with out appointments could encounter delays and longer waits at our places of work. Earlier than coming to an workplace, we encourage you to go to our Emergency web page to verify the workplace standing. Remember that our places of work are usually the busiest very first thing within the morning, early within the week, and throughout the early a part of the month, so individuals could need to plan to go to at different instances.
On condition that most of the individuals we serve have well being vulnerabilities, and according to our union agreements, we’re persevering with to require sure security measures together with masking (no matter native steering), bodily distancing, and self-health checks for COVID-19 signs. We are going to present masks to the general public and staff in the event that they want them.
On-line Companies and phone stay essentially the most handy methods to contact the company.
Most Social Safety providers can be found to the general public on-line and with a my Social Safety account, or by phone. And most Social Safety providers don’t require the general public to take time to go to an workplace. Folks could create their my Social Safety account, a customized on-line service, on our web site. Many Social Safety providers are additionally conveniently accessible by dialing toll-free, 1‑800‑772‑1213. People who find themselves deaf or arduous of listening to could name Social Safety’s TTY quantity, 1‑800‑325‑0778.
As we transition to a brand new fashionable cellphone system, some individuals could expertise a busy sign or be unintentionally disconnected from their name. We sincerely remorse this disruption and suggest individuals name when our Nationwide 800 Quantity could also be much less busy, resembling earlier than 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. native time or later within the week. Like our places of work, our waits are usually shorter later within the month.