Social Security Administration
724 20th Street, Vero Beach
The local Social Security office takes applications and provides information on all aspects of the Social Security system, including Medicare. For those not yet retired the staff can explain eligibility requirements and estimate the amount of benefits you will receive, based on your earnings records. Social Security provides benefits for the disabled who meet the law’s requirements, as well as retirees.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program designed to assure a minimum level of income for persons in need of financial assistance who are 65 years old, or blind or disabled. This program is also administered by the Social Security Administration. Specific eligibility requirements are available at the SSA office.