Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Washington DC. 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 Washington D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES) runs the city’s Unemployment Compensation (UC) program.
The fastest way to file a claim is online here.
To file for unemployment benefits or get help with your application, call:
Coronavirus Updates: Please see that info here.
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide information including:
Additional instructions for filing can be found here
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.