Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in California. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.
The Employment Development Department (EDD) runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
Online is the fastest and easiest way to file your claim. You can file your claim here during the following times:
The UI Self-Service Phone line offers convenient self-service options for UI claimants to manage their claim by phone. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The UI Self-Service Phone Line is 1-866-333-4606
The UI Self-Service Phone Line provides the following services:
Please note, this number should be used if you do not need to speak with a representative.
You will need to provide your personal information and your
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Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.