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New Castle DE Social Security field office works with the Social Security Administration to assign Social Security numbers to U.S. Citizens. They also assist in maintaining earnings records under workers Social Security numbers and administrates Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind and disabled. You can visit your local SS office and apply for your monthly retirement, survivor or disability cash benefits for which you qualify.
What should I do before visiting my local Social Security Office?
It’s always best to call and set an appointment with your local Social Security office before visiting. To make an appointment you need to:
Call Social Security at 800.772.1213.
Tell the automated system that you need an office appointment.
Speak to a Social Security worker over the phone to request your office appointment.
What if I just do a walk in at a local Social Security Office?
If you do a walk in without an appointment you may encounter long delays and wait time. Without an appointment, SSA officials said you should expect long lines, especially during the busiest times in local offices; typically, on Mondays, the morning after a federal holiday or the first week of the month.
What documents should I bring with me at my local Social Security office appointment?
Depending on what services you may need such as replacement of your Social Security card, Medicare or Medicaid Services – you may need to have certain documents on hand, such as your:
Social Security number
Proof of United States citizenship or legal US residency
Your Social Security Card
Proof of address
Bank statements and/or proof of income
Proof of household inhabitants
Marriage or divorce records
U.S. military service papers
A copy of W-2 forms and/or self-employment tax return for the previous year
If I can’t visit my local Social Security Office because of illness or mobility issues, what do I do?
Many Social Security services are available to you by calling the automated telephone services toll-free at 1‑800‑772‑1213. You can get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may call their TTY number at 1‑800‑325‑0778.
What social security services are available to me online if I can’t visit my local office?
Q) I am trying to check the status of my sons Social Security card Every time I call and stay on hold for 40 minutes I get hung up on I cannot get through to the office and it’s been approximately 3 to 4 months that I have been waiting for his card A) If you are having difficulty reaching […]
Q) I’ve called multiple times to speak to someone about my mother’s passing and trying to figure out if I’m qualified for any benefits after her death. Noone is answering calls. A) I’m sorry for your loss. If you are trying to inquire about benefits related to the death of your mother, it’s possible that you may need to contact […]
Q) social security services 50 million people, shouldn’t there be other phone numbers to call for your specific issue? I have tried the phone number and each time waited on the line for an hour without ever getting a live person, or to make an appointment. Something needs to be done. I call Amazon and a recording asks what I’m […]
Q) Does the surviving spouse of a worker, married at the time of death and living with the worker at the time death, and both collecting social security prior to the time of death [the surviving spouse, a wife, has already received notice from SSA that she will begin receiving her monthly widow’s benefits] have to file an actual application for […]
Q) I am a 100% VA disabled veteran, (permanent, total and confined to my home) due to combat wounds received in Korea and South Viet Nam. Am confined to my home (declared home bound) and am unable to get to our local Social Security Office as all available telephone numbers have been disconnected or ring busy all day during normal […]
Q) Am I able to retire at age 65 3-23-2015, and have enough to retire on? A) According to the Social Security Administration – Benefit estimates depend on your date of birth and on your earnings history. For security, the “Quick Calculator” does not access your earnings record; instead, it will estimate your earnings based on information you provide. So benefit estimates […]
Q) Am I eligible for benefits in the month I turn 62 or after the actual date I turn 62? A) According to Social Security Administration: To receive retirement benefits, you must be age 62 for the entire month. Since you were born on the 2nd day of the month, we consider you to be age 62 for the entire month. […]
Q) On February 26, 2014, I turn 65. Now, recently, I visited the S.S.A. building in Fenton, Missouri. I am a retired teacher, and I do not qualify for Part A(free),which I am only interested in Part B anyway. Here is what I am somewhat confused about: “Since I don’t have 40 quarters of coverage under Medicare, I would have […]
Q) My mother passed away Oct 1st of this year and I still haven’t got her Death Cert yet, I got a letter in the mail stating I only had 5 days to return some info along with her Death cert, what happens if I haven’t gotten yet? A) According to Social Security administration – You […]
A) You can apply for your Social Security benefits online. If you cannot submit your application online you can call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778); or Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visits a local Social Security Administration office. Visits for most offices are usually by appointment only so call 1-800-772-1213 to set up your […]
Q) I was told that when I start working full time I would no longer be eligible for benefits I am working fulltime. A) You can get Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time. However, if you are younger than full retirement age and make more than the yearly earnings limit, we will reduce your benefit. Starting with the month you reach […]
Q) I want to file a W-4V form. 1.) Do I send it to: SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE 2340 DREW STREET CLEARWATER, FL 33765 2.) Do I send it to anyone’s attention? 3.) How can I verify that it was received and filed? A) According to the Social Security Administration – You can ask us to withhold federal […]
Q) I never received my son social security card. He is 1 year old now. Do I need to apply for a replacement card for him in case it was lost or stolen? A) According to the social security administration – You can get an original Social Security card or a replacement card if yours is lost […]