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Social Security Department

The Department provides social security benefits across the full lifetime of our resident islanders, to migrant workers living in our community and to our pensioners living overseas. Our work helps to meet the aims of the States Social Policy. The Social Security Department is one of ten States of Guernsey Departments who work together to provide public services.

The Department is mainly responsible for the collection of Social Security contributions and the day to day running of the States' contributory Social Insurance Scheme, contributory Health Insurance Scheme, contributory Long-term Care Insurance Scheme and the States' non-contributory schemes, but a full overview of its responsibilities can be found on the right hand side of this page.

Overview of Responsibilities

- The collection of Social Security contributions - The States' contributory Social Insurance Scheme - The States' contributory Health Insurance Scheme - The States' contributory Long-term Care Insurance Scheme - The States' non-contributory schemes - Reciprocal Agreements with other countries

Political Board

Minister Deputy Minister

Deputy Allister H. Langlois

Deputy Sandra A. James MBE

Board Members

Deputy John A.B. Gollop

Deputy David A Inglis

Deputy Michelle K. Le Clerc

Non States Board Members

Mr Michael J. Brown

Mrs Susie Andrade

Chief Officer

Mr Malcolm Nutley

Contact Details

Social Security Department
Edward T. Wheadon House
Le Truchot
St Peter Port
Guernsey
Channel Islands
GY1 3WH
Tel: 44 1481 732500
Fax: 44 1481 732501
Email:enquiry@ssd.gov.gg


Opening Hours

08:45 – 16:00, Monday - Friday

Contacting Your Political Representatives

If you would like to contact a Member of the States on a specific subject their details are held in the States Members Contact Details Section. The link will take you to a full list of the States Members email addresses and, where relevant, their social media account details.



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