Social Security Administration (SSA)
HQ: Baltimore, MD
Other locations: Main regional offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Kansas City, MO; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA; plus 1,500 field offices, teleservice centers (800 number), program service centers, and hearings offices nationwide.
Mission: To manage the nation’s social insurance program (retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs). The agency’s responsibilities include assigning Social Security numbers to U.S. citizens, maintaining earnings records for workers under their Social Security numbers, and administering the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind, ...