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Introducing The Red Book

What's New In 2024?

Contacting Us

How Do We Define Disability?

Overview Of Our Disability Programs

Returning To Work

How Do Employment Supports Help?

Resources To Assist You Return To Work

Resources To Assist Youth With the Transition To A Successful Adulthood

SSDI and SSI Employment Supports

SSDI Only Employment Supports

SSI Only Employment Supports

Special Rules For Persons Who Are Blind

Additional Help With Health Care For Persons With Disabilities

Example of Concurrent Benefits With Employment Supports

Demonstration Projects Update


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How to Reach Social Security


Visit our website at Social Security publications and other public information materials are available online. You may also contact us by email at:

Links that may be of interest to the community serving people with disabilities:

By Telephone

For questions about work incentives and to find out more about our Ticket to Work Program, please call our Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY), between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

For general Social Security inquiries, call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY) between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Find Your
Local Office

If you have a problem or question, try our toll-free telephone number first. Our telephone representatives will either help you or put you in contact with your local office, if needed.

You can find your local office by going to the Social Security Office Locator at Enter your ZIP code to get the address, telephone number, and directions to your local office.
By Mail

If you are unable to resolve a problem after calling our toll-free telephone number or after contacting your local office, you may write to the Office of Public Inquiries:

Social Security Administration
Office of Public Inquiries and Communications Support
1100 West High Rise
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401

my Social Security

A free and secure my Social Security account provides personalized tools for everyone, whether you receive benefits or not. You can use your account to:

  • Get your benefit verification letter.
  • Check your benefit and payment information.
  • Estimate future benefits.
  • Check the status of your Social Security benefit application or appeal filed with us.
  • Change your address and phone number. (Social Security beneficiaries only)
  • Start or change your direct deposit. (Social Security beneficiaries only)
  • Get a replacement SSA-1099 or SSA-1042S for tax season.
  • Request a replacement Medicare card.
  • Report wages if you are working and receive Social Security Disability benefits or SSI.

Setting up your personal my Social Security account is quick, secure, and easy. Get your account today!

Visit to learn more and sign up today!

Request copies of the Red Book or other SSA Publications

If you want copies of the Red Book or other public information materials, you can:

Fax:         410-965-2037;
Phone:     410-965-2039; or
Mail:       Social Security Administration
                Office of Supply & Warehouse Management
                Attn: Requisition and Quality Control Team
                2508 Robert M. Ball Building
                6401 Security Blvd.
                Baltimore, MD 21235-6301

We will not ship to Post Office boxes.

Send Comments or Suggestions about the Red Book

Mail your comments to:

Social Security Administration
Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support
Attention: Red Book Editor
P.O. Box 17778
Baltimore, MD 21235-7778

or Fax your comments to:
Attention: Red Book Editor

or Email: