Whether you are about to retire, become a full time grandparent, or start a new chapter, Social Security provides financial benefits, information, and tools to help secure today and tomorrow for you and your family.
Social Security touches your life, no matter where you are on life’s journey. Whether you just had a baby or started planning for retirement, Social Security is there for you and your family, providing vital services and a social safety net for millions.
Think about everyone in your social network — your family and friends, your classmates and colleagues. That’s hundreds, maybe thousands of people. Social Security has each and every one of them covered and has been our nation’s cornerstone of economic security for over 80 years.
American Indians And Alaska Natives (AIAN)
Social Security touches the lives of every American, both directly and indirectly. Today, about 175 million people work and pay Social Security taxes and more than 63 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits.
Most parents apply for a child’s Social Security number at birth, usually through the hospital. When the time comes for that first job, the number is already in place.
Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
Social Security touches your life, no matter where you are on life’s journey. Whether you recently started working, just had a baby, or are planning for retirement — Social Security is there for you and your family, providing financial protection and vital services for millions.
There are different ways to receive information from us if you are blind or have a visual impairment and you have applied for or receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, or you are the representative payee for someone who has applied for or receives Social Security or SSI benefits.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Social Security is committed to communicating effectively with the public, which includes providing meaningful access to all SSA activities, programs, facilities, and services to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow for millions of Hispanic families. Today, we provide financial protection for nearly 64 million individuals and families; including veterans, the chronically ill, widows, widowers, children of deceased parents, retires and people with disabilities.
Whether you are a student or a teacher, a farm worker or a businessperson, a refugee or a temporary resident, if you are an immigrant and you need to do business with Social Security, you have come to the right place.
Parents and Guardians
The makeup of American families has changed in the last 20 to 30 years. Today, family units are diverse, rich in culture, and may include two parents, same-sex parents, only one parent, grandparents, and other relatives. Social Security knows that whether single parent, blended, diverse, small or large, every family is important.
Social Security touches the lives of nearly all Americans. We provide financial protection to help older Americans, wounded warriors, workers who become disabled, and families in which a spouse or parent dies. We are committed to administering our programs in a way that promotes equity and fairness to everyone who interacts with us.
Social Security travels with you along life’s journey and has your back when you need it. From birth through student life and from your first job throughout your career, we offer financial protections, information, and tools to help you secure your future.
Social Security has always changed to meet the needs of the people we serve and will continue to help support you and your family. Whether you are about to retire, become a full time grandparent, or start a new chapter, Social Security can help you secure today and tomorrow. Social Security salutes all Veterans for their service and sacrifice.
We are with you from day one, when your parents named you and when you named your children — beginning a lifetime of security. Most parents apply for their child’s Social Security number at birth, usually through the hospital. When the time comes for your kid’s first job, the number is already in place.