Here, you’ll find the latest about Social Security office closings and delays. We update this information every 10 minutes.

You’ll also find useful tips on how to prepare for emergencies, how to sign up for direct deposit of your benefit payments, and more.

Office Closings and Delays

Local Offices

The following offices are closed until further notice:

Florida
West Palm Beach

Massachusetts
Chelsea

New York
Hunts Point
Rego Park

Hearing Offices

The following hearing offices are closed today, January 27, 2015:

Massachusetts
Lawrence

New Jersey
Jersey City
Newark
South Jersey

New York
Bronx
Brooklyn
Jericho
New York
Queens
Regional Office
White Plains

If Your Local Office is Closed

If your local Social Security office is closed, be aware that many services are available online.

If you had a scheduled appointment, please call 1-800-772-1213 for assistance.

You also can do business with Social Security over the phone by calling 1-800-772-1213 (TTY number, 1-800-325-0778).
 

Emergency Payments

If you do not receive your regularly scheduled payment from Social Security as a result of severe weather or other emergencies, in most cases you can go to any open Social Security office and request an immediate payment. To find the nearest open Social Security office, call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

Direct Deposit Information

Direct Deposit logo

With Direct Deposit, your money is safe in your bank, savings and loan, or credit union account no matter what happens to interrupt mail service. For more information or to sign up visit our Direct Deposit site.

Direct Express Information

Direct Express logo

If you do not have a bank account, you can sign up for the Direct Express® card program. With Direct Express®, deposits from federal payments are made directly to the card account.

Federal Holidays

All Social Security offices are closed on federal holidays.