Social Security Administration
To deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public, assign Social Security numbers to U.S. citizens, maintain earnings records for workers under their Social Security numbers and administer the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind and disabled.
- To assign Social Security numbers to U.S. citizens
- Maintain earnings records for workers under their Social Security numbers
- Administer the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind and disabled
SAA is headed by a Commissioner and has a staff of almost 66,000 employees. SSA’s is comprised of a central office, 10 regional offices, 6 processing centers, and 1,260 field offices. A sample of SSA’s offices are listed below, but be sure to check out their organizational structure to learn more about all offices and subcomponents.
Office of Legislative and Congressional Affairs
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Office of Acquisition and Grants
Office of Budget
Office of the Inspector General
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