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Burial Benefits

Agency: Social Security Administration

915 2nd Ave
Suite 901
Seattle, WA, 98174 Map
Phone: (800) 772 - 1213
Hours: M-F, 7am-7pm.

Service Description

Makes a one-time payment of $255 can be paid to the surviving spouse if he or she was living with the deceased; or, if living apart, was receiving certain Social Security benefits on the deceased's record.
If there is no surviving spouse, the payment is made to a child who is eligible for benefits on the deceased's record in the month of death.
The lump-sum payment is in addition to any monthly survivors insurance benefits that may be due.


Days of the Week: Friday; Monday; Thursday; Tuesday; Wednesday
Languages other than English: Interpreter services


Survivors of workers who die with sufficient quarters of coverage.
Payment is only made to the surviving spouse, minor child or a disabled child receiving benefits.

Application Instructions

Call for assistance.



Business Hours

Office: M Tu Th F, 9am-4pm. W, 9am-noon.

Area Served

Seattle area.


Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Fax (206) 553 - 4291
Local Office (866) 494 - 3135
Medicare - (800) MEDICARE (800) 633 - 4227
Social Security Main (800) 772 - 1213
SSI/WASHCAP (877) 380 - 5784
TTY (800) 325 - 0778

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