Hurricane Harvey's impact on Social Security checks

Hurricane Harvey's impact on Social Security checks

Our hearts go out to the people affected by Hurricane Harvey. As many people rely on their social security benefits in that area, the Social Security Administration has released some information regarding benefit distributions.


Please see this article in full detail about Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments are scheduled for Friday, Se...


In summary*:

  • Payments by Paper Check Delivered by the US Postal Service will be held at secure USPS locations. You can find the closest USPS office based on your zip code.
  • Nearly all payments issued by direct deposit will arrive as scheduled.

  • payment through a Direct Express card, fees will be waived, even if they have evacuated out of the area. Payments will be posted to Direct Express cards on September 1.


* Information provided by the SSA,