About Us

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for over 80 years. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation's history.

We are passionate about supporting our customers by delivering financial support, providing superior customer service, and ensuring the safety and security of your information — helping you secure today and tomorrow.

Support — With you through life's journey…

Social Security is committed to helping maintain the basic well-being and protection of the people we serve. We pay benefits to over 60 million people including retirees, children, widows, and widowers. From birth, to marriage, and into retirement, we are there to provide support throughout life's journey.

Service — Putting you in control…

One of our priorities is getting you secure access to the information you need when, where, and how you need it. Whether it is in person, over the phone, or through your personal my Social Security account, we are committed to providing superior customer service to put you in control.

Security — Protecting what's important to you…

One of our most important responsibilities is protecting your personal information and your financial contributions. We use state-of-the-art systems for this. Conducting continuous reviews helps us ensure proper payments. And we work hard to educate everyone on best practices for protecting their Social Security number. We are committed to safeguarding the information and resources entrusted to us.

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