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Social Security Administration (SSA)

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has two main functions. One is to assign Social Security numbers. The other is to run the Social Security retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs.
A third function is to run the Supplemental Security Income program, for people who are 65 or older, blind, or with a disability.

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6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235

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