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SSA Office Addresses and Phone Numbers in Louisiana

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Jackie Jakab, Disability Attorney
Jackie Jakab
Lead Attorney
October 2, 2023  ·  4 min read
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When you have a question for the SSA, they often suggest calling their national number or visiting their website. 

But sometimes your local field office is better positioned to help. Whether you're checking on the status of your disability application, hoping to apply for benefits by phone, or trying to schedule an appointment — we recommend calling your local office first. 

We've created a complete directory of every SSA office in Louisiana — plus their hours, phone numbers, and fax numbers. 


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Alexandria

3401 North Blvd 

Alexandria, LA 71301

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (877) 876-3171

Fax Number: (833) 950-3637


Baton Rouge

5455 Bankers Ave 

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 613-3070

Fax Number: (833) 950-3635


Bogalusa

438 Ave B 

Bogalusa, LA 70427

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (888) 748-7678

Fax Number: (833) 902-2566


Hammond

2100 Robin Ave 

Hammond, LA 70403

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (855) 848-7937

Fax Number: (833) 950-3645


Houma

178 Civic Center Blvd Ste 100

Houma, LA 70360

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 899-5631

Fax Number: (833) 950-3643


Kenner

1616 Joe Yenni Blvd 

Kenner, LA 70065

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (888) 850-2232

Fax Number: (833) 902-2568


Lacombe

64285 Highway 434 

Lacombe, LA 70445

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 887-8997

Fax Number: (833) 939-2009


Lafayette

106 Corporate Blvd 

Lafayette, LA 70508

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (888) 619-4771

Fax Number: (833) 950-3641


Lake Charles

149 W 18th St Ste B

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (877) 409-8431

Fax Number: (833) 950-3639


Leesville

2100 Sartor St 

Leesville, LA 71446

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (888) 577-6906

Fax Number: (833) 939-2018


Minden

103 Mbl Bank Dr

Minden, LA 71055

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (877) 319-5762

Fax Number: (833) 950-2694


Monroe

1120 Plz Blvd 

Monroe, LA 71201

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 815-8716

Fax Number: (833) 950-3633


Morgan City

1279 Clothilde St 

Morgan City, LA 70380

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (855) 433-5874

Fax Number: (833) 950-3651


Natchitoches

950 Keyser Ave 

Natchitoches, LA 71457

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (855) 634-4195

Fax Number: (833) 950-3647


New Iberia

417 Spanish Town Blvd 

New Iberia, LA 70560

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 592-1496

Fax Number: (833) 939-2006


New Orleans

400 Poydras St Ste 500

New Orleans, LA 70130

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (855) 257-0984

Fax Number: (833) 950-3349


Opelousas

5097 I49 S Service Rd 

Opelousas, LA 70570

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 698-3338

Fax Number: (833) 950-3649


Ruston

2017 Bular St 

Ruston, LA 71270

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (877) 405-7823

Fax Number: (833) 939-1987


Shreveport

1240 S Pointe Pkwy 

Shreveport, LA 71105

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (877) 319-3074

Fax Number: (833) 950-3351


Terrytown

115 Terry Pkwy 

Terrytown, LA 70056

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone Number: (866) 931-2524

Fax Number: (833) 902-2567


How to apply for disability at a Louisiana SSA office

If you’re applying for SSI or SSDI, and don’t have a lawyer, applying in person at an SSA office is helpful. While SSA agents won’t be able to give you legal advice, they will be able to answer basic questions on the application paperwork and process. 

We wrote a complete guide to applying for disability on your own here, which goes in-depth on what to expect. To sum it up, you’ll want to prepare by making an appointment, reading over the application, and taking some notes on your medical situation.

You’ll also want to bring in the following on your appointment date:

  • A copy of your Social Security card: Or a record of your Social Security number (SSN)

  • Proof of age: Birth certificate, passport, or other government-issued ID

  • Information about where you live: Your mortgage or lease and landlord’s name

  • Proof of income: Pay stubs, bank statements, insurance policies, and other information about your income and the things that you own

  • Proof of resources: Bank statements for all checking and savings accounts, a deed or tax appraisal for all property you own except the house you live in, etc.

  • Medical information: Any medical reports you have access to, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of your doctors

  • Info on your work history: A recent resume, or a summary of your most recent job titles, employers, and dates worked

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Frequently asked questions: 

What time do SSA offices open in Louisiana? 

Almost all SSA field offices open at 9:00AM. To avoid long waits, the SSA recommends against visiting first thing in the morning. 

When’s the best time to visit an SSA office in Louisiana?

While wait times may vary, offices are often busiest first thing in the morning, early in the week, and during the early part of the month. We’d recommend scheduling an appointment or avoiding these peak hours when visiting your local field office. 

Do I need an appointment to go to my local SSA office?

The SSA reopened for walk-ins in 2022. They do advise that those without appointments may encounter delays and longer waits, so we’d recommend scheduling your visit in advance. 

Should I apply for disability at an SSA office or online?

If you’re not applying with a lawyer, we recommend applying for benefits at your local SSA office. While the representatives there won’t be able to give you legal advice, they can explain parts of the application that may be confusing, and answer basic questions about the disability benefit process. 

What SSA office do I go to?

Go to whichever office location is closest to you. If you’re having a hard time getting ahold of your closest office, and are willing to travel, setting up an appointment at another nearby office is a good bet. Regardless of which office you visit, it’s a good idea to take note of who you interacted with. At a minimum, keep a record of which office you visited, which representative you spoke with, and your date of contact. 

Do SSA offices have drop boxes?

Some SSA offices do have drop boxes. When SSA offices closed, or restricted their hours, due to COVID-19, drop boxes were put in place for non-contact document delivery. Not all offices have, or still operate, drop boxes — so it’s best to call your specific office before you drop off any paperwork. 


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