Social Security Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

By Vonda Van Til, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist
At SSA, we strive to deliver great customer service and easy-to-access information about our services.  If Spanish is your primary language, you can visit, our Spanish-language website.
There, you can find information about how to get a Social Security card, plan for retirement, apply for benefits, manage your benefits, and much more.
Spanish-speaking customers wishing to speak with a representative and apply for retirement, disability, survivor, and other benefits, as well as Medicare, can call us at 1-800-772-1213.
We also provide many publications in Spanish on popular topics like:

  • Retirement, Disability, and Survivors benefits;
  • Retirement planning;
  • Online services information;
  • Medicare; and
  • Supplemental Security Income.

You can find them at You can also visit for other resources in Spanish.  Share these resources with friends and family who may need them.
Vonda Van Til is the Public Affairs Specialist for West Michigan.  You can write her c/o Social Security Administration, 3045 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525 or via email at