Ansonia Social Security Office

Ansonia, CT
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475 Main St
Ansonia, CT - 06401

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Anonymous - Jun 25, 2019

service was as expected. totally crappy. the line never ends for government employees in a role like the clerk in window 2 on the morning of 6/25/2019 and since the actual, or wishful, citizenry of the United States of America isn't purchasing a product or service, there is no incentive to provide anything that could be described as 'customer service.' I's rather wait outside before an office opens, than inside after so I arrived at 8:30. I was the third person to get a ticket from the kiosk. The officer at the kiosk was helpful to the persons in front of me and cordial to me. He asked if i had the form i would need filled out already. I did. Door number two opened and the attendant quickly dispensed with one of the persons in front of me. My turn. It's 9:07 I'm victim number two. I approach the window and politely state that I am seeking a replacement card for my minor son and put the pre-filled form down. Addendant looks at me, a pause, then yells "boy, you must still be asleep this morning!" and pushes my form to the side. Says nothing else, just looks at me. More pause. I repeat that I need a replacement card. She says "the sign said you needed to have your id ready to give me first!" I saw no sign, but I have everything I need at the ready ready, so i give her my license. She looks at my form and my license and says " do you have a 'sealed school transcript' or signed 'shot record.' Frankly, I don't know what a 'shot record' is. I ask "a what?", a 'shot record' she repeats. I say a what? She says "a SHOT RECORD! A.DOCTOR.SIGNED.IMMUNIZATION.RECORD!" I say no, I have a birth certificate..she interjects with a snapping "thats not an identity record!" A school ID? I say. "NO" a report card? 'NO' a bank account statement "NO, I need to see either a shot record or a sealed school transcript!" ... Takeaways: 1. the get-a-number Kiosk should have a note that says "please present ID first", the TV screen with number being served is good second place to put it. Everyone that comes into the office is forced to look at the kiosk. The only other thing they're guaranteed to look at is the indicator of when it's their turn. 2. it's 2019, have an online appointment booking system. Even the CT DMV has this! You have to really want it bad enough to be worse than the DMV. Just be better. 3. Fire the attendant in window 2 this morning. Fire that woman and let her go work stocking shelves in Ocean State Job Lot she can do as slow and crappy a job as she chooses, bitch all day about it, provide 'non-help' to the hapless losers that cross her path and collect the pay and benefits her effort deserves 4. Do not list "school ID" as a suitable form of ID if it will not be accepted 5. Provide clearer detail about what a 'school record' is or a 'health record' is on the website 6. Expand office hours , or stagger office hours, as 9:00 to 4:00 is a difficult window, especially when the website has misleading information about required documents and no way to make an appointments 7. Identity theft is running rampant. This office runs at the speed of 1990. The only advancement ids the 'take a number' kiosk. Automate this process and obsolete this loser's job. keep the best, ditch the rest 8. For giggles, when I got on this website I called the Ansonia CT office to make an appointment i've been on hold the entire time 9. the thing I'm most upset about is that "School ID" is listed as a suitable form of identification on this website for the task i wanted to accomplish with the SS Administration office this morning...and it was deemed not acceptable. Sight-unseen 10. I can imagine anyone will ever read this, and I cant exactly take my business elsewhere, but I feel a little better

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About Ansonia Social Security Office

The Ansonia Social Security Office determines eligibility and pays benefits to those entitled to survivor benefits. Determines eligibility and pays benefits to the entitled legally blind. Determines eligibility and pays retirement benefits to those entitled aged 62 and older.

Located in: Ansonia Shopping Center
Monday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday     9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday     Closed
Sunday     Closed


SSI makes monthly payments to people who have low income and few resources and are:
Age 65 or older;
Blind; or

If you are applying for SSI, you can complete a large part of your application by visiting our website at You also can call us toll-free at (866) 331-7096 to ask for an appointment with a Social Security representative.

Parents or guardians usually can apply for blind or disabled children under age 18. In some cases, other third parties can apply for children.

You should bring certain items when you apply. Even if you do not have all of the things listed below, apply anyway. The people in the Social Security office can help you get whatever is needed.
Please bring:
- Your Social Security card or a record of your Social Security number;
- Your birth certificate or other proof of your age;
- Information about the home where you live, such as your mortgage or your lease and landlord's name;
- Payroll slips, bank books, insurance policies, burial fund records and other information about your income and the things you own;
- The names, addresses and telephone numbers of doctors, hospitals and clinics that you have been to, if you are applying for SSI because you are disabled or blind;
- Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligible noncitizen status; and
- Your checkbook or other papers that show your bank, credit union or savings and loan account number. If you are approved for SSI, you must receive your
payments electronically. Payments may be made via direct deposit, the Direct Express® card program or an Electronic Transfer Account. For more information, visit

How to apply online?
Visit and select 'Apply online for disabilitybenefits.'
Fill out the Disability Benefit Application
Answer the questions on the Adult Disability Report
Mail or take the documents to this Social Security office.

The online forms are available to you seven days a week during the following hours (Eastern time):
Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. until 1 a.m.
Saturday: 5 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Holidays: 5 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Opening Up a MySocialSecurity Account
If you paid in to Social Security or are looking for benefits, you will need to open a 'my Social Security' account. This is an online account directly from the Social Security Administration that lets you keep track of and manage your SSA benefits, and allows you to make changes to your Social Security record. My Social Security Account

2. Read the instructions for and fill out an application for a new, replacement, or corrected card. Social Security Forms
3. Social Security cards aren't processed online. Print your application and find out where to take it in person or mail it.

Missing Social Security Checks or Payments
Contact the agency. The paying agency will provide you instructions on how to file a claim File the claim with the paying agency. (800) 772-1213.

Supplemental Security Income
Pays benefits based on financial need.

Social Security Disability
Public social insurance programs that replace income lost because of a physical or mental impairment severe enough to prevent a previously employed person from working. Monthly cash benefits are paid to the eligible individual with a disability and his or her eligible dependents throughout the period of disability.

SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits. People who have worked long enough may also be able to receive Social Security disability or retirement benefits as well as SSI.

Frequently Asked Questions For Ansonia Social Security Office

How do I apply for a replacement Social Security number card?
There is no cost to obtain a free or new Social Security Card. Get an application at this web link: Then, either mail in your application or visit your local office. Try to make an appointment before visiting your location Social Security Office.

How do I change or correct my name on my Social Security number card?
If you legally change your name due to marriage, divorce, or any other reason, you need to go to your local office.

How do I apply for Social Security retirement benefits?
It is recommended that you apply for retirement benefits three months before you want your payments to start. Applying online at

One or more of the following documents may be needed in order to apply online. The end of the online application will provide instructions on where to submit them. The documents we may ask for are:
Original birth certificate or other proof of birth [more info] (You may also submit a copy of your birth certificate certified by the issuing agency);
Proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful alien status if you were not born in the United States [more info];
Copy of your U.S. military service paper(s) (e.g., DD-214 - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) if you had military service before 1968; [more info]; and Copy of your W-2 form(s) [more info] and/or self-employment tax return [more info] for last year.

I see a problem with a listing, who do I contact?
If you see a listing problem please just contact us through the comment link here: Comment Form

How long will it take to get a Social Security card?
The Social Security Administration will mail your Social Security card as soon as they have all of the necessary information and have verified the appropriate documents.

Generally, you will get your card within 10 business days from the date on your receipt.

If I give you my Social Security Number and personal Information, can you check the Status of my case or check my application status?
No. We do not have direct contact with any of the offices listed on our website, we only provide the locations with the contact information, you must call them directly. We strongly advise that you do not provide your Social Security Number or personal information through this website or any other website. Contact your local Social Security office directly in order to obtain your case status or for more information.

Can I schedule, reschedule, or cancel an appointment with Social Security, through your website?
No. We do not have direct contact with any of the offices listed on our website, we only provide the locations with the contact information, you must call them directly.

How long would it take to get by mail my Disability Benefits Award Letter?
An award letter, AKA award notice, is what shows that a claim for benefits has been approved.
The Award letter is usually mailed to the recipient within a few months of Social Security approving their benefit application.
The Social Security office does not have an established deadline for mailing the award letters. Some claimants will get their letters even after Social Security has issued their first benefit payment or earlier than that.
The wait is longer if your case was decided on a hearing.

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