Georgia Social Security offices assign Social Security numbers to U.S. Citizens, maintain earnings records for workers under their Social Security numbers and administrate the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind and disabled.
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You can visit your local Georgia SS office and apply for your monthly retirement, survivor or disability cash benefits for which you qualify. Social Security Answers is here to help. Ask your questionGeorgia Social Security Office Tips:
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Social Security is a program through which more than 90 percent of working Americans are building protection for themselves and their families against the reduction of income that comes with retirement, disability or death. The basic idea of the Social Security system is a simple one. During working years, employees, their employers and self-employed peopleContinue Reading
In addition to benefits paid because of retirement, disability, or death, Medicare is also available to many Americans. Medicare provides protection against the high cost of health care to Americans 65 and over, as well as some disabled beneficiaries.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) also administers the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which makes payments to aged, blind, and disabled people in financial need. These payments are made from general revenues of the United States Treasury, not from the Social Security trust funds.
There are more than 1,300 Social Security field offices located nationwide. The eight states in the Atlanta Region contain 251 field offices; 9 Area Directors Offices, 3 Teleservice Centers; 31 Hearings and Appeals Offices; and 1 Program Service Center. Approximately 7,800 people are employed by the Atlanta Region Social Security Administration.
Because millions of Americans depend on the Social Security program, we are looking for qualified people to help us accomplish our mission of serving the public’s Social Security needs. Of the many positions SSA has to offer, a substantial number of these fall into a category of jobs often referred to as “public contact” positions.Continue Reading
SSA employees in these positions receive not only good opportunities for career growth, but also the satisfaction of knowing that their efforts contribute significantly in ensuring that beneficiaries receive their Social Security benefits in the right amount, at the right place, and at the right time. SSA also offers a variety of positions that areContinue Reading
The mission of Social Security administer the national Social Security programs as prescribed by legislation in an equitable, effective, efficient, and caring manner. The Social Security programs that were established to protect Americans against the loss of income include retirement, survivor, and disability benefits, as well as health insurance coverage through the Medicare program.
Social Security is part of almost everyone’s life. In one way or another- -whether assigning a Social Security number to a newborn infant or mailing a Social Security check to a retired worker – – Social Security touches the lives of more Americans than any other federal program. Social Security provides protection to more thanContinue Reading
The Atlanta Region fully supports the agency’s mission and is committed to serving you, our client, with prompt, efficient service. The Atlanta Region serves over 9 million Social Security beneficiaries who receive over $6 billion each month. There are over 250 Social Security offices throughout the Atlanta Region who provide in-person or telephone service toContinue Reading
The 36 Office of Disability Adjudication and Review offices within our region handle the reconsideration and appeal cases. We also have 9 federally funded state Disability Determination Service units and a large Program Service Center to serve the public.
Questions related with social security numbers or claims information should be directed to SSA’s toll free service at 1-800-772-1213 or toll free TDD service at 1-800-325-0778 from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., business days.
Our FY 2011 SSA’s Performance and Accountability Reports combines our annual performance report with our audited financial statements to provide full disclosure of our financial and programmatic operations. The report provides a discussion of our programs and organization, how we benefit the public, and our accomplishments and plans to achieve our mission. It also provides anContinue Reading
he PAR includes our financial statements, GPRA performance results, and information on anti-fraud activities, user fee charges, debt management, and improper payments. It also includes the report on the audit of our financial statements and the Office of the Inspector General Statement on SSA’s Major Management and Performance Challenges. FY 2011 marks the twenty-fifth yearContinue Reading
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes): It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
Sec. 1. [42 U.S.C. 301] For the purpose of enabling each State, as far as practicable under the conditions in such State, to furnish financial assistance to aged needy individuals, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year a sum sufficient to carry out the purposes of this title. The sums made available underContinue Reading
To provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws; to establish a Social Security Board; toContinue Reading
Title I of the Social Security Act is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Office of Family Assistance administers benefit payments under Title I. The Administration for Public Services, Office of Human Development Services, administers social services under Title I. Title I appears in the United States Code as §§301-306, subchapterContinue Reading
Sec. 201. [42 U.S.C. 401] (a) There is hereby created on the books of the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the “Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund”. The Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund shall consist of the securities held by the Secretary of the Treasury for the Old-Age ReserveContinue Reading
There is hereby created on the books of the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the “Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund”. The Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund shall consist of such gifts and bequests as may be made as provided in subsection (i)(1), and such amounts as may beContinue Reading
This site was created to help Georgians find their local social security office and provide general Social Security information that is also accessible on the Social Security Website.
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