SOCIAL SECURITY LAUNCHES NEW
FOR AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES
Recognizing the need for American Indians and Alaska Natives to
access timely, accurate information about Social Security, the Social
Security Administration (SSA) has launched a new web page -- www.ssa.gov/aian
-- Social Security Online for American Indian and
Alaska Natives. The site provides basic Social Security
program information on retirement, survivors, disability and Supplemental
Security Income benefits.
"The Social Security Administration serves a diverse population,"
said Jo Anne Barnhart, Commissioner of Social Security. "The agency
will continue to develop and implement innovative technology that
improves the services we deliver to the public."
In addition to program information, this new site shows how individuals
can conduct business with SSA Online and information on how individuals
and tribes or nations can contact SSA. American Indian and Alaska
Natives also offers links to the Department of Health and Human
Servicesí Administration on Native Americans and Indian Health Service;
the Small Business Administration, Native American Affairs; the
Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Minority Veterans; and
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Copies of most SSA press releases, as well as other Social Security
information and statistics,
are available at SSAs Internet site, Social Security
Online, at http://www.socialsecurity.gov.
Also look there for information on subscribing to SSAs
free electronic newsletter, Social Security eNews.
SSA Press Office 449
Altmeyer Bldg. 6401 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21235
410-965-8904 FAX 410-966-9973