Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Texas. 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 Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) runs the state's Unemployment Benefit Services program.
The fastest way to apply for benefits is online. You can file or check the status of your claim herel. It’s suggested to try filing between 10PM - 8AM when the volume of applicants is lower.
You can also apply for benefits or get help with your application by calling a Tele-Center at 800-939-6631. The Tele-Center hours are 8AM - 6PM, Monday – Friday. Please follow the call-in schedule below:
|Area Code of Applicant||Suggested Call Time|
|Area Codes Beginning with 9||Mon-Wed-Fri 8:00 a.m.-Noon|
|Area Codes Beginning with 3, 4, 5,6||Mon-Wed-Fri 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Area codes Beginning with 7, 8||Tues -Thurs-Sat 8:00 a.m. - Noon|
|Area codes Beginning with 2||Tues-Thurs-Sat 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.|
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including:
For more information read through the FAQ page.
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.