Here you'll find information on Social Security office closures, safety preparedness in case of emergencies, signing up for direct deposit of your benefit payments, and more.
This page is updated every 10 minutes. Please check back for the latest information about office closings and delays and to subscribe to your state/territory.
States or territories with closures or delays are shown below are shaded red. Choose the first letter of your state/territory to view closures and delays:
If your local Social Security office is closed, be aware that many services are available online.
If you had a scheduled appointment, please call
You also can do business with Social Security over the phone by calling
If you do not receive your regularly scheduled payment from Social Security as a result of severe weather or other emergencies, in most cases you can go to any open Social Security office and request an immediate payment. To find the nearest open Social Security office, call
With Direct Deposit, your money is safe in your bank, savings and loan, or credit union account no matter what happens to interrupt mail service. For more information or to sign up visit our Direct Deposit site.
If you do not have a bank account, you can sign up for the Direct Express® card program. With Direct Express®, deposits from federal payments are made directly to the card account.
All Social Security offices are closed on federal holidays.