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Social Security Online
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration
Call 1-800-772-1213 to use the SSA’s automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.
If you cannot handle your business through the automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call their toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4277) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for general Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans. English and Spanish-speaking customer service representatives at this number can answer questions about the Original Medicare Plan and provide up-to-date information regarding the health plans available in your area.
New York State Nursing Home Profiles
Use this site for information about nursing homes in New York State and the quality of care they provide. The quality measures data are from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Use this information to ask questions of nursing home representatives and health care professionals, as well as family members and friends who may have direct experience with a particular nursing home.
Americans with Disabilities Act Information
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act