Commissioner's Message

Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American, often during times of personal hardship, transition, and uncertainty. Our programs serve as vital financial protection for working men and women, children, the disabled, and the elderly.

We administer the largest disability program in the nation. Unfortunately, there are some common misconceptions about our program.

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Social Security offers an online disability application you can complete at your convenience. Apply from the comfort of your home or any location at a time most convenient for you.


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