Unemployment Benefits and the Coronavirus

There have been significant changes in how the federal government is allowing individual states to handle their unemployment benefits laws.

This government run website will help you find information about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act as well as other information including:

  • Unemployment Benefits for Self-Employed Workers
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (COBRA)

Visit: usa.gov/unemployment

How To File For Unemployment Insurance

If you are struggling to file for Unemployment Insurance, you are not alone.

Take some time and review the information provided on the Department of Labor's website to see (A) If you are eligible and (B) How to apply in your state.

On this website you will find links to the individual State's websites which will give you detailed information for your specific geographic area.

Visit: dol.gov/general/topic/unemployment-insurance

Struggling To Find Additional Government Assistance Information?

This government run website is a great resource to help you better understand a wider variety of federal benefits that may be available to you.

  • Section 8 Housing Benefits
  • Disaster Relief
  • Medicade
  • and much more

Visit: benefits.gov

Find Other Services Are Available In Your State

There are a number of local and regional U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) programs available to you.  This helpful guide provides links by state to a vast number of DOL services in your area.

Visit: dol.gov/general/location