Social Security is part of the retirement plan for almost every American worker. It provides replacement income for qualified retirees and their families. This section of our website includes links and articles to help you better understand, apply for and manage your retirement benefits.


Overview of Retirement Benefits -2022

How Your Retirement is Figured – 2022

When to Start Receiving Retirement Benefits – 2022

Options: Working, Retirement or Both? -2022

Benefits by Year of Birth -2022

Apply for Benefits

Online Social Security Retirement Benefit Application

Online Application Tutorial: 

 *Note – information about enrolling into Medicare through Social Security can be found on the Medicare page* 

Eau Claire Social Security Office
4120 Oakwood Hills Pkwy
Eau Claire, WI 54701