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Social Security

Do I qualify for Social Security?

The Social Security Administration provides a screening tool on their website that you can use to see if you qualify for Social Security.

How do I apply for benefits?

To apply, contact the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 and ask them to send you the correct forms. You can also apply for benefits online, by clicking here.

What is Supplemental Security Income(SSI), and how do I apply for it?

Supplemental Security Income is an income assistance program, available to senior citizens, the blind, or the disabled who have a net worth less than $2,000. To apply, contact the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213.

Where can I find a local office?


2720 Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY 10468

3247 Laconia Ave
Bronx, NY 10469

Westchester County

Suite 1000
20 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

Suite 4A
297 Knollwood Rd
White Plains, NY 10607

85 Harrison St
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Useful Contact Information

Social Security Administration website: http://www.ssa.gov

Additional frequently asked questions about Social Security: http://www.ssa.gov/includes/topiclist.htm

Call the Social Security Administration at1-800-772-1213, Monday-Friday from 7:00am-7:00pm

To find a local Social Security Office near you, click here.

You can also write to the Office of Public Inquiries:

Social Security Administration
Office of Public Inquiries
Windsor Park Building
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235

As always, if you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office.