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Section 218

Social Security for State and Local Government

Effective January 1, 1951, federal law allowed states to enter into voluntary agreements with the Social Security Administration (SSA) for Social Security coverage for their state and local governments. Visit the SSA website for the online Social Security handbook and recent press releases.

Please Note: If you have questions about your individual Social Security accounts, you should direct them to your local Social Security office or call the Social Security Administration at (800) 772-1213.

Social Security Administration Resources

National Conference of State Social Security Administrators

Internal Revenue Service