Where Is the Unemployment Office in New York, NY?
Do you need to file for unemployment benefits in New York County, New York? The New York Department of Labor: Unemployment Division administers unemployment benefits in New York.
If you haven’t applied for unemployment benefits recently (or ever), you might think you have to go into the local unemployment office and file your claim in person. These days, however, it’s much easier – and sometimes, required – to file your claim online, as explained below.
Contacting the Unemployment Office in New York County
You may want to contact your local unemployment office to check on your claim, speak to a representative, or otherwise manage your unemployment benefits application.
The main phone number for the New York Department of Labor: Unemployment Division is 888-209-8124 .
To reach your local unemployment office in New York by phone, use the following numbers:
All other areas: 888-209-8124
Finding Your Local Job Center
Local job centers -- sometimes called One-Stop Career Centers or American Job Centers --can help you with cover letters, resumes, and job search efforts. You may be required to register with a job center as part of your ongoing obligation to look for work while collecting benefits.
Job centers in New York County, New York include:
NEW YORK: NYC Business Solutions Lower Manhattan Center
79 John Street
New York, NY 10038
NEW YORK: Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center
Veterans Rep: Anthony Benson, Phone: 917-493-7233, Email: email@example.com
215 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
NEW YORK: Lower Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center
Veterans Rep: Mery Lezama, Phone: 212-775-3764, Email: Mery.Lezama@labor.ny.gov
Business Rep: Scott Gallop, Phone: 212-775-3762, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
75 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
NEW YORK: Career & Educational Consultants Inc. (CEC)
Veterans Rep: Susan Meloccaro, Phone: 212-308-2455 ext. 12, Email: Susanmeloccaro@cecnyc.com
247 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
How to Collect Unemployment Benefits in New York County, New York
You can file for unemployment benefits in New York County, New York or otherwise manage your unemployment benefits application at the website of the New York Department of Labor: Unemployment Division.
For more information on how to contact your local office and file an application for benefits, see How Do I Apply for Benefits in New York?
Make sure you’re prepared when you call the office or begin your online application for benefits by reading Checklist: Information You’ll Need to File for Unemployment.
To find out whether you meet the eligibility requirements to collect unemployment benefits in New York County, New York, see Who Is Eligible for Unemployment Benefits in New York?
To calculate your weekly benefit amount, see How Much Will I Collect in Unemployment Benefits in New York?