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The Social Security Administration's Philadelphia Region

  • Provides service to the American public in five states - Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia - and the District of Columbia.
  • Advances the economic security of the nation's people by providing monthly retirement, survivor and disability cash benefits to over 5 million Social Security beneficiaries and 698,00 Supplemental Security recipients.
  • Accomplishes its mission through 4,400 employees who are committed to quality and creativity in public service in 141 field offices, four telephone service centers, and the Mid Atlantic Social Security Center in Philadelphia.

Find out more about the impact of Social Security in your community - including programs and services, events, employment opportunities, and more - by visiting the links on the left of this page.

The Social Security Administration makes it easy for you to contact us electronically at our "Social Security Online" web site. If you have a question, please check our Frequently Asked Questions page, or send us your question directly by using our convenient Ask a Question form. If you've had a positive experience during your contact with us, feel free to use our Online Compliment Form to let us know the details. If you have concerns, please let us know how we can improve by using our Online Complaint Form. And if you have an idea about how we can better serve you, share your good ideas with us by filling out the Online Suggestion Form.

If you have a problem concerning your Social Security claim or a Social Security benefit that you currently receive, you should first contact your local office or call our 800 number (1-800-772-1213). Please have your Social Security number or claim number available when you contact us.

If you require further assistance, please write to us at:

Social Security Administration
Regional Communications Office, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 8788
Philadelphia, PA 19101

Laurie Watkins
Regional Commissioner



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