Office Closing - Chicago Near Southwest

Chicago Near Southwest Social Security Office Vacates Current Location

The Social Security Administration vacated its Chicago Near Southwest office located at 1233 W. Adams Street, effective August 11, 2017, due to an expiring lease. All employees of the office relocated to surrounding offices. The General Services Administration has been unable to find suitable replacement space in the vicinity.

Residents living in the Chicago Metro service area may conduct business at any Social Security office. The nearest offices are located at:

  • Chicago Back of the Yards

    4631 South Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60609

  • Chicago Loop

    77 West Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60604

  • Chicago West

    5130 West North Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639

  • Chicago Lawndale

    2416 South Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60623

  • Chicago Near North West

    3260 West Fullerton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60647

Most Social Security services do not require a visit to a local office. Social Security has robust online tools to help the public navigate benefits and gather information. People age 18 and older may sign up for a my Social Security account at With a my Social Security account, Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income recipients can access their benefit verification letter (which serves as proof of income), payment history and earnings record instantly. Social Security beneficiaries can change their address and start or change direct deposit information online. Those not yet receiving benefits can use their online account to get a personalized Social Security Statement, which provides earnings information as well as estimates of future benefits. The portal also includes links to information about other online services, such as applications for retirement, disability and Medicare benefits. Many Social Security services are also conveniently available by dialing toll-free, 1-800-772-1213 . People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call Social Security’s TTY number, 1-800-325-0778.