Toms River Social Security Office

Toms River Social Security Office

The Toms River Social Security Office is available to answer all of your questions and concerns regarding your social benefits, your social security card and more.

Here you can find the contact information for this office, including phone number, location and office hours. You can also find a FAQ section where we answer the most common questions asked at Toms River Social Security Office.

If you visit this location, please tell us about your experience. It can be useful for others seeking assistance with Social Security issues.

If you visit the Toms River Social Security Office, please tell us about your experience. It can be useful for others seeking help for a tax problem.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, it was suspended face-to-face service to the public at the Social Security Offices until further notice. However, you can still receive assistance by phone, fax, or online. Your local field office is available to take your call Monday through Friday, 9AM - 4PM.

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Top online services you might receive

You can go to the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration to receive assistance online. This way you can request the following services without visiting your local office:

Apply for Benefits

  • Apply for Retirement Benefits
  • Apply for Disability Benefits
  • Apply for Medicare Benefits
  • Appeal a Decision

Review Your Information

  • View Your Latest Statement
  • Review Your Earnings History
  • Estimate Retirement Benefits
  • Check Application Status

Manage Your Account

  • Change Your Address
  • Set Up or Change Direct Deposit
  • Print Proof of Benefits
  • Print Your 1099

Frequently Ask Questions at Toms River Social Security Office

  • Can I apply for Social Security benefits online?

    Yes, you can do your application at

  • How long does it take to get a Social Security card?

    As soon as you provide all the information and documents required, the Social Security Administration will mail you your Social Security card. Generally, you can receive your Social Security Card within 2 weeks from the application day.

  • How do I change the name on my Social Security card?

    You will need to complete the Application for a Social Security Card by downloading Form SS-5 from the Social Security website. Once completed, you will need to mail the form or deliver it in person to your local office, along with the original copies of the documents needed to prove your identity.

  • How to replace a stolen or lost Social Security Card?

    You can request the replacement card online at or by calling 1-800-772-12-13. You can also do it by visiting your local office and providing an identification card to prove your identity.

  • Can I schedule an appointment with Social Security through this website?

    No, is not associated with the U.S. Social Security Administration and has no contact with its offices. As we only provide contact information, you must contact your local office directly to schedule, reschedule or cancel an appointment.

  • 30 Reviews For Toms River Social Security Office

    A I
    Needed to get a replacement card. You walk up to door and security is there to ask what your business is, handed me a form to fill out in my car and called me over when they were ready for me. You still are asked to wear a mask when entering. Process took less than 10 mins. Friendly and efficient staff.
    Very rude facility, my mother recently had a stroke and I am a student at a university and I always call and ask them about my mothers benefits and they allow me to know the info. Today I call and this lady was very rude and said I am not allowed to be given information, which does not make sense. I call every month and they allow me to get this information. If we get another overpayment this will be ridiculous, it was a simple question on why is my mother receiving two payments. The lady I talked to today should not be working at this office and should be fired. This is ridiculous. How am I supposed to get in contact with my mother when I wont see her until another week and a half.
    Vanessa Wheeler
    i had to send in name change papers to get a new SS card, when they were sent back to me they were ripped and now no other officials will accept them including the dmv. they cost $25 to order and now i have to get new ones. yu2019all need to learn to care about peoples important documents, screw you
    Dillon Popper
    SSA does not actually help. I do not need their services. Never really have either. It certainly is not a love relationship. I question certifications for their agency. They seem unqualified. Appartently FDR admistrated this organization. (Lets put it this way, that means scam) i have been conversaried more cash out of my pocket then they have paid me in over 10 years of recieving benefits. They never appreciate your business and infringe multiple rights. They seem to enjoy putting people through emotional distress. My best advice would be atleast do not trust them.
    Joseph Michael Goncalves
    I called to check the status of when my Medicare card was going to be mailed out to me. Turning 65 years old in December so I am supposed to get the Medicare card in August.nThe customer service person did not identify herself by name. I had to ask her name. She reluctantly gave me her name as Ms. Mendez.nShe did not ask me the usual questions to verify my identity, such as:nCity and State of birth. Date of Birth. Mothers maiden name. Social Security Number.nWhen I asked her the status of my Medicare Card that is when she asked me my age, and date of birth She then says I won't get the Medicare Card until December, the month of my birthday. I know that is incorrect because on Medicare .gov it says you get your Medicare Card 3-4 months before your 65 birthday. Also another agent from the same office that I spoke with 2 months ago said I would receive the card sometime in August.nI told Ms. Mendez that she was giving me misinformation. She said for me to check on the website and could not help me any further.nI finished the call with her and called back the same office to speak with another customer service agent. The new agent is very polite, professional, identifies herself by name, asks all the questions to verify my identity. This agent checks the status of my Medicare Card and says it was issued July 27th and is out in the mail, and I should receive it soon.nLater the same day, guess what? My Medicare Card is delivered in my mail box. LOL!!!nMs Mendez is a worthless, rude, arrogant, incompetent, bad apple. She is obviously not trying to help the customers. Zero Stars for her!
    Tom Compeau
    Rude, obnoxious.nI need an appointment to conclude my business. There are no appointments.nWhen I asked for clarification of that, the rude, obnoxious woman hung up on me.nDisgraceful.nClearly they are using Covid as an excuse not to provide appropriate services.
    Lizeth Santiago
    Worst office in whole Nj ! So rude donu2019t even enter records in their system . Is been more than a ur my son was born still donu2019t have his ssc I sent forms and letter and idu2019s twice and no one has a clue till this day my son doesnu2019t have a ssc or number ! And every time I call I get hanged up
    Edward Hiller
    Government employees often get a bad rap, unfairly. I went to this office to get help with an issue I was having with the SSA website. The office is clean, well lit, in a good location and has plenty of parking. The office is well run, organized and staffed by smart, knowledgeable professionals. The lady who I spoke with couldnu2019t have been more helpful. She solved my problem within 5 minutes. Five stars and my thanks.
    Peter Watson
    Arrived 15 mins before opening to find about 20 people already inside. Upon arrival logged on terminal and received B197 number. Two windows and other inside cubicles. Between walk in and two people that had prior appointments. Waited less than one hour. Very nice people. Extremely knowledgeable and helpful. My issues resolved within 5 mins. New card issued in under 30 days. Note that when becoming Naturalized citizen you must visit SS office with original naturalization certificate. A new card will be issued when info is updated. Remember to bring ID. Passport and Drivers license and birth cert. Helps move things along.
    Michael Walker
    Short wait line on phone and the agents are very helpful and knowledgeable.
    Little Egg Harbor gave me the run around but all it took was ONE phone to Mrs. Sanchez and she was able to solve a problem my daughter.
    Marjie Cutler
    Did not return my sons ID card it's been over a month or more. DON'T send your ID you won't get it back.
    Ivonne DuBose
    The representative was very courteous and everything was taken care of but one phone call.
    Kathleen Dotoli
    As a local Social Security disability attorney, we frequently call upon the Toms River Social Security office for help with processing paperwork and questions. The staff is always courteous and knowledgeable.
    Annie K
    Some Days it's so packed People have to wait outside and other times You're in & out!!!
    Fogey lewicki
    No one answers ,then after ringing,disconnected?
    Elaine Romano
    Get here when they open otherwise you will be there hours!!!!
    Clean well maintained and knowledgeable staff
    Derrick Portee
    Quick and fast
    Robert Mckenna
    Fast and courteous
    Johnny Doewy
    Where's the office number
    Dental Angelu00f3polis
    Linda Polites
    Martin Fotusky
    Alida Dasilva
    King Hodor
    Emmanuel Jaiyeola
    Jane Bookholt
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