Lancaster Office
Social Security Administration - Lancaster
All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
Our secure and convenient online services remain available. Local offices will continue to provide critical services over the phone.

Provides the following services:
- Processes and makes determination on all types of applications for Social Security retirement, survivors disability, and Medicare benefits
- Processes claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits
- Informs employers, employees, and self-employed persons of their rights and responsibilities under the Social Security program
- Assists beneficiaries with necessary reporting of events which might affect continuing eligibility
- Accepts applications for original and duplicate social security numbers
- Explains the right to the appeal process to dissatisfied clients
- Investigates possible collusion, impersonation, misrepresentation, or fraud in connection with claims under the Social Security Act
- Maintains an informational resource file and makes appropriate referrals
- Accepts initial applications for Black Lung Benefits
- Burial Benefits: $255 if the person who dies has worked enough quarters to qualify for social security benefits in his/her name and there is a surviving spouse or a child who is eligible to receive benefits from deceased person's social security
Services available from Social Security Online include:
- Replacement copy of benefits statement
- Copy of earnings record
- How to file a claim for retirement or disability benefits
- Apply for, replace or change your name on your Social Security card
1808 Colonial Village Lane
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (888) 384-9919 Lancaster Office
  • (800) 772-1213 National
  • (717) 393-5865 Fax
  • (800) 325-0778 TDD
Intake Procedure: Telephone, walk-in (served by bus #20); disability interviews by appointment only
Helpful Tips: When calling the Lancaster Office, listen to the entire message to wait to speak to a representative

Replacement Social Security Cards can be requested online using individuals personal my Social Security Account
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: 888-384-9919 Lancaster Office
  • Burial Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Medicare
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Social Security Numbers
  • SSI
  • Survivors Insurance
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Lancaster Office
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