Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI) runs the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. Information on the process is provided by the Kentucky Career Center (KCC).
To help the OUI process claims, they are asking people to submit their claims on specific days of the week based on the first letter of their last name.
Applications can be submitted online from:
|Day of week||First letter of last name|
|Sunday||A, B, C, D|
|Monday||E, F, G, H|
|Tuesday||I, J, K, L|
|Wednesday||M, N, O, P|
|Thursday||Q, R, S, T, U|
|Friday||V, W, X, Y, Z|
|Friday||If you missed your day|
For questions on KCC services, including unemployment insurance questions, you can call your local KCC office. Phone numbers are listed here
To file an unemployment insurance claim, you will need the following pieces of personal information
Other information that you may need:
If after you complete your application, you get a message that states you are not covered or your claim has been denied, please disregard. Your claim is being processed and the OUI will be in touch.
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.