Question: I am an adopted child and i ran away from my adopted parents in april of 2006. i turned 18 in aug. 2006 and now that im 18 i went back and asked for my birth certificate and my social security card but was refused to have it. im trying to get my life on track and i cant get a job with out my social security card, so what should i do.
Answer: You can apply for a certified birth certificate and a replacement social security card. See the article How to get a certified copy of a Birth Certificate to apply. Visit the Social Security Office online for information about replacing a social security card.
March 21, 2007