Downtown Social Security office closes for duration of Republican National Convention

Posted at 6:42 PM, Jul 15, 2016

The Social Security office, located on 1240 E. 9th St. in downtown, will be closed from July 18 to July 22, the duration of the Republican National Convention.

The office will reopen on July 25. Officials are closing the office in anticipation of huge crowds drawn to the downtown area for the convention. 

Online, telephone and in-person services will still be available at a number of other locations. Residents living in the Cleveland Metro area may conduct business at any Social Security office. The nearest offices are:

  • Cleveland Buckeye Shaker
    11601 Shaker Blvd
  • Cleveland East  
    3591 Park East Dr
  • Cleveland Northeast
    15250 S. Waterloo Road
  • Cleveland Northwest
    7517 Lorain Ave
  • Cleveland Southeast
    18711 Miles Ave
    Warrensville Heights, OH
  • Cleveland Southwest
    7344 Pearl Rd, Suite 101
    Middlesburg Heights, OH
  • Cleveland West
    17513 Detroit Ave
    Lakewood, OH

Officials say residents who need to conduct business can visit or call toll-free at 1-800-722-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).