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Social Security payments for those affected by Hurricane Katrina

The Social Security administration has provided the following information for those from Hurricane Katrina disaster areas expecting Social Security payments:

FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT 

If you receive your Social Security payment by direct deposit, your payment is scheduled to be deposited into your account as usual.  However, if you experience any difficulty getting your payment, you can go to any open Social Security office and request immediate payment.

For evacuees in the Montgomery area the Social Secuirty office is located at 2450 Presidents Drive.  The phone number is 223-7183 or the national toll free number of 800-772-1213.  Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

FOR PERSONS WHO RECEIVE PAPER CHECKS 

If you normally get a paper check and do not receive it, you can go to any Social Security office and request an immediate payment.

IF YOU ARE IN AN AFFECTED AREA WHERE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICES ARE CLOSED 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of establishing emergency centers.  Once established, Social Security employees will be there to help you get your payment.

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