Welcome to Our Hub
Posted: May 22 2013
We're pleased to announce our new Social Media Hub at www.socialsecurity.gov/socialmedia. The hub will fill you in on how easy it is to sign up for free e-mails and texts that keep you informed when we update our web pages, as well as how you can connect with Social Security on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest. You also can get information about our webinars, podcasts, and photoblog.
You can find the Social Media Hub and so much more directly off of our home page at www.socialsecurity.gov.
Social Security’s Ticket to Work program webinar
Posted: May 20, 2013
Are you a disability beneficiary, age 18 through 64, and interested in learning how to work and become financially independent? If so, watch Social Security’s webinar, “Ticket to Work for People Who Have a Mental Illness: Support on Your Journey to Employment,” on May 22, 2013 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET. Sign up here to attend: https://www.chooseworkttw.net/wise/jsp/wise.jsp
New Mobile Site for Smart Phone Users
Posted: May 6, 2013
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is offering a new mobile optimized website, specifically aimed at smartphone users across the country. People visiting the agency’s website, www.socialsecurity.gov via smartphone (Android, Blackberry, iPhone, and Windows devices) will be redirected to the agency’s new mobile-friendly site. Once there, visitors can access a mobile version of Social Security’s Frequently Asked Questions, an interactive Social Security number (SSN) decision tree to help people identify documents needed for a new/replacement SSN card, and mobile publications which they can listen to in both English and Spanish right on their phone.
“We are committed to meeting the changing needs of the American people and the launch of our new mobile site helps reinforce our online presence and adaptability to advances in technology,” Acting Commissioner Colvin said. “I encourage all smartphone users looking for Social Security information to take advantage of our new mobile site.”
In addition, visitors to the new mobile site can learn how to create a personal my Social Security account to get an online Social Security Statement, learn more about Social Security’s award-winning online services, and connect with Social Security on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest. For people unable to complete their Social Security business online or over the telephone, the agency also unveiled a new mobile field office locator. The new mobile office locator has the capability to provide turn-by-turn directions to the nearest Social Security office based on information entered by the person.
You Still Have Time to Comment on Our Agency Strategic Plan
Posted: April 30 2013
The Government Performance and Results Act requires federal agencies to develop and publish a new strategic plan at the beginning of each presidential term.
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, is leading the effort to deliver an Agency Strategic Plan outlining our goals and objectives for the next five years. The plan reaffirms our unwavering commitment to the public we serve.
"I believe our best plan will come from our collective thinking and imagination," said Colvin. "I look forward to hearing your ideas on how Social Security should look, operate, and serve the American public for the next five years and beyond."We'd like to hear your thoughts. Let us know what our new plan should include; join the conversation at www.ssa-asp.ideascale.com.
Wanted: Good Representative Payees
Posted: April 25, 2013
We are looking for responsible and caring people willing to help some of our most vulnerable clients. Watch our video ,"Social Security Needs Your Help to Find Good Representative Payees," to learn how you or someone you know might help us fill a critical shortage of qualified payees.
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