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 Social Security Offices have an early closing today, February 26, 2015:

Florida
St. Petersburg – 1:30pm

New Mexico
Las Vegas – 2:30pm


The following Social Security Offices will be closed today, February 26, 2015

Alabama
Albertville
Cullman
Decatur
Florence
Gadsden
Huntsville
Jasper

Delaware
Lewes  

Georgia
Dalton
Rome

Mississippi
Grenada

North Carolina
Ahoskie
Asheboro
Asheville
Durham
Elizabeth City
Franklin
Henderson
Hendersonville
Mount Airy
Raleigh
Reidsville
Roanoke Rapids
Rocky Mount
Salisbury
Sanford
Statesville
Wilkesboro
Winston-Salem

South Carolina
Greenville
Spartanburg

Tennessee
Athens
Chattanooga
Cleveland
Greeneville
Jacksboro
Johnson City
Kingsport
Knoxville  
Morristown
Oak Ridge
Selmer

Virginia
Accomac                             
Charlotte Hall
Chesterfield                     
Farmville                             
Hampton                           
Lynchburg                         
Newport News               
Norfolk                                  
Petersburg                        
Portsmouth                         
Richmond  Downtown                
Richmond East                
South Boston                   
Suffolk                                  
Virginia Beach   


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 will close early at 2:00pm ET today, February 26, 2015:

Florida
St. Petersburg


The following hearing offices will be closed today, February 26, 2015:

North Carolina
Raleigh

South Carolina
Greenville

Tennessee
Chattanooga
Kingsport
Knoxville

Virginia
Norfolk HO
Richmond HO

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.