Social Security Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

" "Social Security touches the lives of every American. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 but we’re starting to celebrate a little earlier this year. Hispanics make up our nation’s largest ethnic minority group with a population of 57.5 million, according to 2016 statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, Hispanic Americans form 17.8 percent of the nation’s total population.

Social Security provides retirement, disability, and other benefits to over 63 million American workers and their family members. When people hear “Social Security,” they think of retirement first, but Social Security also provides protection for the families of workers who become unable to work due to severe impairments or who have died.

We work hard to provide ready customer service and easy-to-access information about our important programs and benefits to millions of Americans. If Spanish is your primary language, you can visit our Spanish-language website. It includes hundreds of pages of important information about how to get a Social Security card, plan for retirement, apply for benefits, and manage your benefits once you’re receiving them. Many of our offices have staff who speak Spanish, or you can call 1-800-772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and select the option for Spanish.

Spanish-speaking individuals wishing to apply for retirement, disability, survivor, and other benefits, as well as Medicare, can request an appointment for an in-person interview or telephone claim with a bilingual representative.

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. To learn more about what Social Security offers, go to our website.


25 thoughts on “Social Security Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

  1. Hi, I love that you recognize the Hispanic community. Im an immigrant myself, but yet have to see any mention about the Polish community. Will there ever be an equal acknowledgment given to other communities as well or is it just few select ones, and maybe you can tell me how you chose those mentioned.
    Thank you.
    An interested citizen.

  2. I hope i will count in 63 +1=64 millions who benefits from social security at age 65 years old elderly disable retired in this country !

  3. If you keep working and your receiving full social security, how much more do you receive in your monthly pay for each year your still working , like for 2020 how more will I receive in my monthly pay?

  4. Why all the focus on minorities? If we are U.S. citizens, we are all equal. I think that SSA a big job to do for our citizens, and what we have in common is a lot more important than our differences.

  5. This is About how the Social Security system is screwed. I would like to know why my Social Security benefits were cut off knowing that I have lupus I cannot work I have fibermalga also I’m in bed 23 out of 24 hours a day and the 1 hour I’m out of bed is to Use the bathroom which still Painfull!! They made me go through a Conference and then they they denied me which is unbelievable because my lawyer says so and I have one of the best Social Security attorneys any in the Michigan area and I don’t understand why therer making me go through Another hearing after I’ve been on Social Security for 3 to 4 years I don’t understand this can somebody please explain??

    • My there i like to give a advice social security Administration Is not social security help.again is social security Administration.i am sorry you been major health situation.even myself i worked in the past but I’m been suffer with major depression.i have 25 earning credit on 40 earning.i have nothing from social security administration my friends.

  6. Thank you for celebrating with us the Hispanic Heritage Month. I appreciate the information you shared in this section.

    Marta Palacios Ed. D.

  7. Why don’t we celebrate white month and my heritage? This is a America not Spain or Mexico. You can bet your bottom dollar that their countries Don’t celebrate white month or America monrh.! Last I know this is America and not another country.

    • Uh…white people are NOT the owners or even the first to live in this country. Remember the white people wiped out, exterminated, KILLED the people to whom this country ACTUALLY belongs. So your bigoted, white-privilege, ignorant bs is also WRONG.

  8. Dear
    Im so happy to enjoy y social security American. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15
    And I hope the best life for all the families of SSN and i wish the best news for SSN teams
    But Im so bad because the craminl looking for my SSN information and details of my SSN and account bank for me and my family
    Don’t forget to help me and my family
    Thank you
    Best reagards

  9. this is very embarrassing how you force
    hispanic heritage alot hispanics hate my guts
    because your thier sister julian castro smith has
    grown older to realize you guys are cold hearted
    my tempe az ged is an example please
    that i can read your bilingual newspaper yet not date a hispanic female how cruel your parties are
    bcv 18 102890 is how you demand to be a case worker to disqualify some one like myself tort claim a name change how my dmv is blocked to demand hispanic respect e 1166780 certain forms future thier is no wedding with king pack farms only a name change pedro chaves was a rumor grow up 1501 1500 cv 283472 nft 1612494 b 7 later

  10. Why does SS pay for non citizen medical, babies ETC when they have never paid one dime into it????
    Just follow the money trail and you will find out who benefits in the long run!!! (may be politicians?)

    • Don’t feel bad. I am a retired veteran and reside overseas. I must pay MEDICARE part B although it doesn’t appy/cover me. Also, I cannot creat a My SS acciunt for this same reason.

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  13. Whoever you are should not be our concern until you work for the betterment of the nation through dedication and integration. However, with so many diversified people, it is really hard to celebrate them individually. But still, it is always appreciable seeing them recognized and celebrated.

  14. Thank you for sharing your views upon celebrating Scottish Heritage Month. You know what your work is really appreciatable as you’re doing it for a noble cause. Keep serving the nation and spread awareness among general public with your posts. 🙂
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