By Writers Pool published 11-28-2020 updated 1-15-2022
Alabama Department of Labor 334-242-8025 https://labor.alabama.gov/uc/ICCS/
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development 907-269-4700 https://my.alaska.gov/
Arizona Department of Economic Security 1-877-600-2722 https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual/apply-ui-benefits
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services 501-682-2121 https://www.ezarc.adws.arkansas.gov/
California Employment Development Department 1-800-300-5616 https://edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment 303-318-9000 https://www.colorado.gov/cdle/unemployment
Connecticut Department of Labor 1-800-956-3294 http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/
Delaware Department of Labor New Castle County: 302-761-6576
Other Areas: 1-800-794-3032 https://uics.delawareworks.com/Forms/Form_WL1
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Department of Employment Services 202-724-7000 https://does.dcnetworks.org/InitialClaims/
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 1-800-204-2418 http://www.floridajobs.org/Reemployment-Assistance-Service-Center/reemployment-assistance/claimants/apply-for-benefits
Georgia Department of Labor 1-877-709-8185 https://dol.georgia.gov/
Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Oahu: 808-586-8970
Kauai: 808-274-3043 https://huiclaims.hawaii.gov/
Idaho Department of Labor 208-332-8942 https://www2.labor.idaho.gov/ClaimantPortal/Login
Illinois Department of Employment Security 1-800-244-5631 https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/individuals/UnemploymentInsurance/
Indiana Department of Workforce Development 1-800-891-6499 https://www.in.gov/dwd/2362.htm
Iowa Workforce Development 1-866-239-0843 https://uiclaims.iwd.iowa.gov/UIInitialClaim/
Kansas Department of Labor 1-800-292-6333 https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/
Kentucky Career Center Office of Unemployment Insurance 502-564-2900 https://kcc.ky.gov
Louisiana Workforce Commission 1-866-783-5567 https://www.louisianaworks.net/hire/vosnet/
Maine Department of Labor 1-800-593-7660 https://reemployme.maine.gov/accessme/faces/login/login.xhtml
Maryland Department of Labor 410-949-0022 http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance 617-626-6338 https://www.mass.gov/unemployment-insurance-ui-online
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity 1-866-500-0017 https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-78421_97241---,00.html
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Twin Cities Area: 651-296-3644
Greater Minnesota: 1-877-898-9090 https://uimn.org/applicants/
Mississippi Department of Employment Security 1-888-844-3577 https://www.mdes.ms.gov/unemployment-claims/claims-information/
Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations 1-800-320-2519 https://uinteract.labor.mo.gov/benefits/home.do
Montana Department of Labor and Industry 406-444-2545 https://montanaworks.gov/Job-Seeker-UI-Claimant
Nebraska Department of Labor 1-855-995-8863 https://neworks.nebraska.gov/vosnet/
Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation Northern Nevada: 775-684-0350
Southern Nevada: 702-486-0350
Rural Areas and Out of State Callers: 1-888-890-8211 http://ui.nv.gov/css.html
New Hampshire Department of Employment Security 1-800-852-3400 https://nhuis.nh.gov/claimant/
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development North New Jersey: 201-601-4100
Central New Jersey: 732-761-2020
South New Jersey: 856-507-2340
Out-of-state claims: 1-888-795-6672 https://myunemployment.nj.gov/labor/myunemployment/before/about/howtoapply/
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions 1-877-664-6984 https://www.jobs.state.nm.us/vosnet/Default.aspx
New York Department of Labor 1-888-209-8124 https://applications.labor.ny.gov/IndividualReg/
North Carolina Department of Commerce 1-888-737-0259 https://des.nc.gov/
North Dakota Job Service 701-328-4995 https://www.jobsnd.com/unemployment-individuals/resources-unemployment-individuals
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services 1-877-644-6562 http://jfs.ohio.gov/ouio/index.stm
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission 1-800-555-1554 https://oesc.ok.gov
Oregon Employment Department 1-877-345-3484 https://secure.emp.state.or.us/ocs4/
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry 1-888-313-7284 https://www.uc.pa.gov/unemployment-benefits/file/Pages/File%20an%20Initial%20Claim.aspx
Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources 787-625-7900 https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/desempleo_en_linea.asp
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training 401-243-9100 http://www.dlt.ri.gov/ui/
South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce 1-866-831-1724 https://dew.sc.gov/individuals/apply-for-benefits/claims-process
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation 605-626-3179 https://dlr.sd.gov/ra/individuals/file_claim.aspx
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development 1-877-813-0950 https://www.tn.gov/workforce/unemployment.html
Texas Workforce Commission 1-800-939-6631 https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-services
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor 340-773-1994 https://www.vidol.gov/how-and-where-to-apply/
Utah Department of Workforce Services Salt Lake and South Davis Counties: 801-526-4400
Weber and North Davis Counties: 801-612-0877
Utah County: 801-375-4067
Other Counties and Out of State: 1-888-848-0688 https://jobs.utah.gov/ui/home/initialclaims
Vermont Department of Labor 1-888-807-7072 https://labor.vermont.gov/unemployment-insurance/ui-claimants/establishing-unemployment-claim
Virginia Employment Commission 1-866-832-2363 http://www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed/online-services/apply-for-unemployment-benefits
Washington Employment Security Department 1-800-318-6022 https://secure.esd.wa.gov/home/
Workforce West Virginia 1-800-379-1032 https://uc.workforcewv.org/consumer/
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development 1-844-910-3661 https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services 307-473-3789 https://wyui.wyo.gov/benefits/home.do
Flood Ready Workforce Development Program funded by 2016 flood grants pays for heavy equipment training.
Its not clear if you have to pay up front, complete the training then request reimbursement from the OCD-DRU who is using Homeowner grant funds to pay for the future of their coastal project labor pool. In any case, 2,000 isnt much for employment.
by Murray Wennerlund published 5-19-2022 13 seconds read
Prohibition on disaster assistance for households above 120 percent AMI for failure to obtain flood insurance
If you are living in a SFHA otherwise known as the 100 year flood zone and are earning more than 120 percent AMI you should be able to afford your flood insurance no matter if you are required to purchase flood insurance or not.
by Murray Wennerlund published 5-18-2022 13 seconds read
Restore Louisiana Mobile Home MHU Replacement Policy published 7-17-2019
Louisiana has fought over the replacement costs for mobile homes for years. Reimbursement for the total amount has always been the goal but the state of Louisiana OCD-DRU has done everything to not give enough to replace MHUs for safe housing.
by Murray Wennerlund published 5-17-2022 12 seconds read
Monitoring state level disaster recovery programs
Citizens are being fleeced each and every disaster of tax dollars allocated to assist in their recovery after a declared disaster. States that go unchecked little or no program oversight cost us millions.
by Murray Wennerlund published 1-15-2022 10 seconds read
Disaster Assistance by Louisiana Governors Get a Game Plan using Communications Obscurity to limit assistance
How Louisiana makes its "Get a Game Plan" nearly impossible for the people living in the state to understand where to get disaster recovery assistance. With every new storm, new websites are created and now they are creating compartmental websites.
by Murray Wennerlund published 10-4-2021 updated 1-15-2022 4 min. 10 seconds read
Did your state inform you that you qualify for federal assistance only to later deny you assistance based on state created policy or procedure? Is your home listed as being in one of the most impacted areas? Do you have proof your state accepted you into the federally funded HUD CDBG-DR grant program? Contact us about your experience.
Louisiana Hurricane Ida Supplies from Points of Distribution (PODS) POD Status Log - WebEOC 9.1
The Louisiana Governors Office of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness GOSHEP publishes daily a list of all Points of Distribution operating in the state. This list seems to be updated every morning and is linked win this article.
by Murray Wennerlund published 9-10-2021 1 min. 1 seconds read
Louisiana Hurricane Ida 4611-DR-LA
Louisiana Hurricane Ida FEMA 4611-DR-LA , DR-4611 links, research and resources.
by Murray Wennerlund published 9-7-2021 updated 1-15-2022 1 min. 11 seconds read
We are looking for Skilled Trade Contractors for remodeling, repair, reconstruction and new construction of residential homes. You must be willing to work at 20% overhead / commission. Contact us today!.
Rental assistance available for those in hardship due to COVID-19
All state and U.S. Territories have a point of contact for rental assistance and housing assistance. These services have been in place for years and have been used by thousands for housing concerns.
by Murray Wennerlund published 8-22-2021 updated 12-31-2021 2 min. 41 seconds read
SNAP FORM 38 Statement Regarding Food Lost in a Household Misfortune
Did you lose all the food in your refrigerator because of the storm that cause you to lose power for more than 24 hours? Were you told that you do not qualify for SNAP replacement by the state or by anyone else? Lets get your paperwork filed today, now.
by Murray Wennerlund published 2-19-2021 updated 1-15-2022 4 min. 0 seconds read
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601-Identity Validation Required for your Unemployment Claim by the state of Louisiana Work Force Commission
In an effort to prevent fraudulent claims, the state is requesting from many unemployed due to the pandemic and other reasons additional proof of identity. Requiring a Selfie holding your drivers license and social security card.
by Contributor published 1-14-2021 updated 1-15-2022 3 min. 35 seconds read
Frequently Asked Question
Does the Restore Louisiana OCD-DRU HUD Grant program offer a Scheduled Draw payment?
Frequently Asked Question
What does disaster Unmet needs mean?