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10/27/2014 - Torrington Social Security Office Temporarily Suspends Walk-In Services

Torrington Social Security Office Temporarily Suspends Walk-In Services

The following message applies to anyone who plans to visit the Torrington Social Security office for walk-in services.

Beginning on October 30, 2014 the Social Security office located at 147 Litchfield Street in Torrington will temporarily suspend walk-in services to the public while the location undergoes renovations. Business operations including phone services will remain in operation. The walk-in services will be suspended until early 2015.

During this time period, clients can conduct most of their business by calling the Torrington Social Security office at 800-772-1213 or by visiting to access online services. The toll-free number operates from 7am-7pm Monday through Friday. People who are hearing impaired can call the agency's toll-free TTY number 800-325-0778.

Online services at include:

*Creating a free personal online my Social Security account;
*Filing for retirement, disability, spouse's benefits and/or Medicare;
*Changing an address of phone number, if you receive monthly benefits;
*Signing up for direct deposit of Social Security benefits;
*Using the agency benefit planners to help better understand Social Security protection and then using convenient benefit calculators to figure monthly benefit amounts;
*Requesting a replacement Medicare card or requesting a benefit verification letter. 

Clients who prefer to conduct business in-person can visit a neighboring field office. Nearby offices include:

Waterbury SSA Office
51 North Elm Street, Suite 1
Waterbury, CT 06702

New Britain SSA Office
233 Main Street, 2nd FL
New Britain, CT 06051

Danbury SSA Office
131 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810