If you lose your job through no fault of your own, there are a variety of benefit and aid programs you can request at your local unemployment office. These unemployment benefit programs pay you money to help you meet your financial needs temporarily. If you are eligible, you may file a claim for benefits to receive temporary income. It is important for you to file a claim the first week that you lose your job.
In order to apply for unemployment benefits, you need to contact the unemployment office in your area. This office can assist you with unemployment insurance benefits, job training and finding a job. If you need to file your initial claim, get information about how much money you can receive or report any fraud, customer service at your local office may help you with this and more. Generally, you may be able to get assistance online, by phone, or in person
To make it easier for you, we provide all the contact information for unemployment offices within the U.S., including unemployment offices locations, phone numbers and official websites.
Select your state below or use our search tool to find your local unemployment office and the services it provides.