You can find a lot of information out there about Social Security and related issues of financial stability in retirement. This appendix highlights some of the chief resources and puts them together in one place for your convenience.
You can contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) by mail, phone, or online, or by visiting your local SSA field office:
www.ssa.gov. From this page, you can take care of much of the business you have with the SSA, using the links on the left side of the page. For example, to get a form, click the “Forms” link; to get a publication, click “Publications.” Click the “FAQs” link on the left side for answers to more than 600 questions.
www.ssa.gov, click on “Contact Us” and then click the “Find an Office” link.
Note: If you or someone you’re assisting isn’t fluent in English and needs help from the SSA, you have a few options: