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Unemployment Benefits By State

Alabama

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://dir.alabama.gov
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://dir.alabama.gov/uc/ICCS/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://dir.alabama.gov/uc/phone.aspx
To check the status or get information on your claim:
https://dir.alabama.gov/uc/ICCS/

Alaska

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://labor.state.ak.us/esd_unemployment_insurance/home.htm
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://my.alaska.gov/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.labor.state.ak.us/esd_unemployment_insurance/call-centers.htm

Arizona

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
https://www.azdes.gov/landing.aspx?id=4211
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://egov.azdes.gov/ders/ea/uiclaims/
To file a claim by telephone number:
https://www.azdes.gov/main.aspx?menu=317&id=3853

Arkansas

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.arkansas.gov/esd/ARClaimHelp/arclaimhelp.htm
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.arkansas.gov/esd/ARClaimHelp/EZARC.htm
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.arkansas.gov/esd/UI/ArkLine.htm
Initial claims can be filed in person. For the nearest office click on this link:
https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/ada/mn_offices_dsp.cfm?choice=2&comingfromthemenu=1

California

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.edd.ca.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Telephone_Numbers.htm

Colorado

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.coworkforce.com/UIB/information.asp
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.coworkforce.com/uiic/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.coworkforce.com/UIB/filing_claim.asp

Connecticut

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/unemplt/unemployment.htm
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/unemplt/M1A/LogInIntro.htm
To file a claim by telephone number. Note: callers should call on certain days depending on last digits of social security number. see: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/unemplt/claimant-guide/TeleBenNum.htm:
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/unemplt/tele-benphone.htm

Delaware

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://ui.delawareworks.com/
You must file in person at a Delaware Employment Services office near you. Click on this site to locate the nearest office:
http://www.delawareworks.com/Unemployment/locations.shtml

District of Columbia

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://does.dc.gov/service/unemployment-compensation-process
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://does.dcnetworks.org/InitialClaims/
To file a claim by telephone number 202-724-7000

Florida

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.floridajobs.org/job-seekers-community-services
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.floridajobs.org/job-seekers-community-services/reemployment-assistance-center/file-a-claim

Georgia

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dol.state.ga.us/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://www.dol.state.ga.us/WS4-MW5/cics.jsp?TRANSID=UCI1&FRMNAME=UCI1S

Hawaii

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/file-by-phone-2/
Hawaii now takes limited online UI applications:
http://hawaii.gov/labor/ui/
If you cannot file your claim by phone, please report to your nearest local office. Addresses are in the Information on Unemployment Benefits Handbook.
http://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/handbook-on-unemployment-benefits-2/

Idaho

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/Default.aspx?tabid=681
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/UnemploymentInsurance/UnemploymentBenefits.aspx
To file in person locate the nearest office.
http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/Default.aspx?TabId=691

Illinois

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.ides.illinois.gov/default.aspx
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=33
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=1018
You may file in person. Click on this link for the nearest office:
http://www.ides.state.il.us/ietc/network/index.asp

Indiana

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.in.gov/dwd
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.in.gov/dwd/2473.htm

Iowa

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/ui/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/ui/file1.htm
You can file in person by calling the nearest office at the following link:
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/centers/files/offices.htm

Kansas

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dol.ks.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/
To check the status or get information on your claim:
http://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/

Kentucky

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.oet.ky.gov/des/ui/ui.htm
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.kewes.ky.gov/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.kewes.ky.gov

Louisiana

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.ldol.state.la.us/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://laors.laworks.net/laclaims/website
To file a claim by telephone number call 1-866-783-5567

Maine

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.maine.gov/labor/unemployment/index.html
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.maine.gov/labor/unemployment/benefits.html
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.maine.gov/labor/unemployment/howtofile.html#phone
To check the status or get information on your claim:
https://gateway.maine.gov/dol/webinq/

Maryland

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/officenum.shtml
General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.mass.gov/lwd/unemployment-insur/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.mass.gov/lwd/unemployment-insur/basic-ui-information/initial-claim/how-to-apply-for-ui-benefits/file-by-phone.html

Michigan

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.michigan.gov/uia
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.michigan.gov/uia/0,1607,7-118--77962--,00.html
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.michigan.gov/uia/0,1607,7-118--79631--,00.html

Minnesota

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.uimn.org/uimn/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.uimn.org/uimn/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.uimn.org/ui/customerservice.htm

Mississippi

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.mdes.ms.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.mdes.ms.gov/unemployment-claims/
To file a claim by telephone number 1-888-844-3577

Missouri

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.labor.mo.gov
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.labor.mo.gov
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.labor.mo.gov/DES/contact_us.asp
To check the status or get information on your claim:
http://www.labor.mo.gov

Montana

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://uid.dli.mt.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://app.mt.gov/ui4u/index


To file a claim by telephone number:
http://uid.dli.mt.gov/uid/telephone.asp

Nebraska

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dol.nebraska.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://uibenefits.nwd.ne.gov/BPSWeb/jsp/BPSClaimantWelcome.jsp
To file a claim by telephone number:
https://uibenefits.nwd.ne.gov/BPSWeb/jsp/BPSTelephone.jsp
To check the status or get information on your claim:
https://uibenefits.nwd.ne.gov/BPSWeb/jsp/BPSClaimantLogin.jsp

Nevada

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://detr.state.nv.us/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.ui.nvdetr.org/UI_Agreement.html
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://detr.state.nv.us/uiben/telephone.htm#TelephoneCallCenter

New Hampshire

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.nhes.nh.gov/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://nhuis.nh.gov/claimant/
If you do not live in New Hampshire, assistance is available by phone at 1-800-266-2252, Option #4, Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm EST.

New Jersey

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/ui/ui_index.html
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://wnjpin.state.nj.us/labor/ui/fileui/file_index.html
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/ui/fileui/appphone.html
To check the status or get information on your claim:
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/ui/fileui/file_index.html

New Mexico

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dws.state.nm.us/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.dws.state.nm.us/
To file a new claim, speak with a customer service representative, or to make weekly certifications may be done through the toll free number 1-877-NM-4-MY-UI (1-877-664-6984) or online at www.dws.state.nm.us.

New York

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.labor.state.ny.us/ui/ui_index.shtm
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://ui.labor.state.ny.us/UBC/index.jsp
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.labor.state.ny.us/ui/how_to_file_claim.shtm

North Carolina

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
https://www.ncesc1.com/individual/UI/uimain.asp
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://www.ncesc.com/individual/webInitialClaims/applyBegin.asp
To file a claim by telephone number 1-877-841-9617

North Dakota

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.jobsnd.com
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.jobsnd.com/unemployment-for-individuals
To file a claim by telephone number 701-328-4995

Ohio

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
https://unemployment.ohio.gov/PublicSelfServiceChoice.html
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://jfs.ohio.gov/ouc/
To file a claim by telephone number 1-877-644-6562

Oklahoma

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://unemployment.state.ok.us/instructions.asp?x=n
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/Services/Unemployment_Insurance/UI_Claimant_Info.html

Oregon

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/UI/Pages/index.aspx
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://ssl8.emp.state.or.us/ocs4/index.cfm?u=F20091222A074630B95483080.3898&lang=E
To apply by phone:
http://findit.emp.state.or.us/ocs/ui-center-lookup/
To check the status or get information on your claim:
https://ssl8.emp.state.or.us/ocs4/index.cfm?u=F20090409A135628B981286.346099&lang=E

Pennsylvania

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=552175&mode=2
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://www.paclaims.state.pa.us/UCEN/Welcome.asp
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.uc.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/us_pa_gov/11449/how_and_when_to_file/567361

Puerto Rico

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.trabajo.pr.gov/det_content.asp?cn_id=24
To file a claim by telephone number:
https://desempleo.trabajo.pr.gov/reclamantes/%28S%28rjmedek0jq0o25cyzjnm4jx3%29%29/Inicio.aspx
To file in person, please go to your nearest employment services office at:
http://www.servicelocator.org/search/Puerto_Rico_ES_Addresses.asp

Rhode Island

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.dlt.ri.gov/ui
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.dlt.ri.gov/ui/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.dlt.state.ri.us/ui/fileclaim2.htm

South Carolina

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://dew.sc.gov
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.sces.org/claim-guide.asp#FileClaim
To File an Out of State claim by phone, residents should call the Interstate Unit at 1-800-529-8339.
To check the status or get information on your claim:
http://www.sces.org/ui/claimant/Telclaim/index.htm#Information%20on%20Your%20Claim

South Dakota

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://dlr.sd.gov/ui/uibenefits.aspx
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://dlr.sd.gov/ui/uibenefitsfilingclaim.aspx
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://dlr.sd.gov/ui/uibenefitsfilingclaim.aspx

Tennessee

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://ui.tn.gov/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/Claimants/benefitoffices.html

Texas

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.twc.state.tx.us
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/unemployment-benefits-services.html
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/bnfts/unemployment-benefits-contacts.html#teleCenterPhoneNumberAndHours

Virgin Islands

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.vidol.gov/howto_apply.php
Please find claims assistance by calling the following St. Croix: 340-773-1440 All other Islands: 340-776-3700

Utah

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
https://jobs.utah.gov/ui/ContinuedClaims/UIAccountHome.aspx
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://jobs.utah.gov/ui/continuedclaims/uiaccounthome.aspx
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://jobs.utah.gov/ui/jobseeker/contactus.html

Vermont

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://labor.vermont.gov/Business/UnemploymentTaxBenefitInformation/tabid/112/Default.aspx
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://www.labor.vermont.gov/unemployed/tabid/352/Default.aspx

Virginia

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed/online-services/apply-for-unemployment-benefits
To file a claim by telephone number 1-866-832-2363
Unemployment Express Offices:
www.vec.virginia.gov/vecportal/field/field_offices.cfm?textofficelist=true&pto=

Washington

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.esd.wa.gov/uibenefits/index.php
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://www.esd.wa.gov/uibenefits/apply/eligibility/am-i-eligible.php
To file a claim by telephone number 1-800-318-6022

West Virginia

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.wvcommerce.org/business/workforcewv/unemployment_compensation/default.aspx
UI claims must be filed by visiting a West Virginia Unemployment Compensation Center which can be found by clicking on this site:
http://www.wvcommerce.org/business/workforcewv/unemployment_compensation/locations/default.aspx

Wisconsin

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/ui/
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/
To file a claim by telephone number:
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/services.htm

Wyoming

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program is available at:
http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/job-seekers-and-workers/unemployment-insurance/Pages/default.aspx
To file a UI claim over the Internet click on:
https://doe.state.wy.us/InetClaims
To file a claim by telephone number In-state: 307-473-3789 Out of state: 1-866-729-7799