Social Security, SSI, and Medicare:
What you absolutely need to know about these vital programs in American Sign Language
Our website address and phone numbers. Our website at http://www.socialsecurity.gov is a valuable resource for information about all of Social Security’s programs. There are a number of things you can do online. Apply for retirement, disability, Medicare, estimate your retirement benefits, plus get your Social Security statement, find answers to frequently asked questions and much more. In addition to going online, you may call us, toll-free, at 1-800-772-1213, or you may call our TTY number, 1-800-325-0778. We treat all calls confidentially. We can answer specific questions from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. Generally you’ll have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday. Again, the website address is socialsecurity.gov. The toll-free number is 1-800-772-1213, and the TTY number is 1-800-325-0778. So remember, get any questions you have about Social Security, Medicare or SSI answered by the people who know and who care.