The COVID-19 virus has halted normal business operations all over the nation -- and the operations at the Social Security Administration (SSA) is no exception.
Here in Oakland and the Bay Area, Social Security is open, but no longer doing business as usual. The Field Offices are closed to public contact, but they continue to communicate by phone and mail.
- What is Supplemental Security Income?
SSI, as Supplemental Security Income is often known, is a monthly benefit designed to supplement the income of people with limited income and resources due to disability. A disability may be a permanent serious injury, blindness or exceeding 65 years when age affects employability.