Program Operations Manual System (POMS)
TN 4 (05-92)
RM 05004.004 Furnishing Field Office (FO) Addresses - Process
|you need to tell the writer to contact a specific FO or you need to tell the writer
that his/her correspondence has been referred to a specific office for handling (e.g.,
the incoming is a second request and the first request was sent to a FO)
||furnish a complete FO address, but not the FO name.
NOTE: Do not mention the type of office (i.e., district or branch) in our letter. Refer to all
offices as “Social Security Offices (SSO).”
EXCEPTION: When more than one type of office (e.g., program service center and a district office
or branch office) is located at the same address, type of office may be used to avoid
|you need only to give a general reference to any SSO
||do not furnish the FO address.
|it is obvious that contact with the FO would be a hardship, or the writer does not
want to use FO, or OCRO is in a better position to answer questions
||ask the person to write directly to us.