Need help with unemployment?

Being out of work can be scary. It affects your ability to pay your bills and even put food on the table and a roof over your head.

There are programs to help people who have lost their jobs. This web page will help you learn more about unemployment, how you can access it, and what your options are if you've been denied.


If you need help covering basic living expenses while you're out of work, call your local 211.



To get started, simply pick the section below that sounds right for you. You can read through all the information, or skip to sections that are specific to your situation. These sections are meant to help answer specific questions, as well as to provide an overview of the bankruptcy process.

Always remember, if you have questions or want to apply for Legal Aid, you can call our Helpline at (800) 998-9454, or apply online 24/7 at


Pick your next step:

I received paperwork or an email telling me I got benefits I never received. What do I do?

I want to learn more about the special unemployment programs for COVID-19.

I want to learn more about unemployment in general to see if it’s right for me. (coming soon)

I need help filing an appeal. (coming soon)

I received a notice telling me I overpaid and owe money. What do I do? (coming soon)


Note: If you need help covering basic living expenses while out of work, call your local 211 to see what's available.


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