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If you need to contact your paying agency for any reason, please use the information below.

Social Security Administration (for SS and SSI)

Social Security Administration (for SS and SSI)

Phone: (800) 772-1213

The Social Security Administration provides a secure web environment for benefit recipients. To utilize this service, you must establish a password at the Social Security site.

Department of Labor (Black Lung)

Department of Labor (Black Lung)

Phone: (800) 347-2503

A toll-free number has been designated for each of the nine Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation district offices. For a full list of district offices and their phone numbers, please visit the Department of Labor web site.


Department of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs

Phone: (800) 827-1000 (For General Information)

Click here to review additional options available to our Veterans.

Railroad Retirement Board

Railroad Retirement Board

Phone: (877) 772-5772

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Phone: (800) 321-1080


Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service)

Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service)

Phone: (888) 767-6738