What Are Your Rights?
You have the right to:
What Are Your Responsibilities?
You must tell us when:
For More Information
Please visit or write any Social Security office, or phone our toll–free number at 1–800–772–1213. You can speak to a representative at the toll-free number between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on business days. Whenever you call, have your Social Security number handy.
Spanish speaking representatives are also available to take your calls. Follow the instructions in Spanish to reach a Spanish speaking representative.
Recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays.
If you contact the local office or call the 1–800 number service and you need an interpreter to communicate with us, we will provide one upon request, free of charge.
If you have a TTY machine, you may call our toll–free TTY number,
We treat all calls confidentially––whether they're made to our toll–free numbers or to one of our local offices. We also want to ensure that you receive accurate and courteous service. That's why we have a second Social Security representative monitor some incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
You may also visit our website on the Internet: www.socialsecurity.gov for other topics regarding SSI or Social Security.
THIS INFORMATION IS GENERAL.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 1–800–772–1213 (TTY 1–800–325–0778),
VISIT OUR WEBSITE (www.socialsecurity.gov) ON THE INTERNET,
OR CONTACT YOUR LOCAL SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE.