Where Is the Unemployment Office in Moultrie County, IL?
Do you need to file for unemployment benefits in Moultrie County, Illinois? The Illinois Department of Employment Security administers unemployment benefits in Illinois.
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 Moultrie 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 Illinois Department of Employment Security is 800-244-5631 .
To reach your local unemployment office in Illinois by phone, use the following numbers:
All other areas: 800-244-5631
Find addresses and locations for local unemployment offices and regional centers in Illinois at the Illinois Department of Employment Services's Offices and Regions listings.
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 Moultrie County, Illinois include:
How to Collect Unemployment Benefits in Moultrie County, Illinois
You can file for unemployment benefits in Moultrie County, Illinois or otherwise manage your unemployment benefits application at the website of the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
For more information on how to contact your local office and file an application for benefits, see How Do I Apply for Benefits in Illinois?
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 Moultrie County, Illinois, see Who Is Eligible for Unemployment Benefits in Illinois?
To calculate your weekly benefit amount, see How Much Will I Collect in Unemployment Benefits in Illinois?