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Where Is the Unemployment Office in Westchester County, NY?

Do you need to file for unemployment benefits in Westchester 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 Westchester 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:

Albany: 518-457-9000

Brooklyn: 718-613-3500

Manhattan: 212-775-3584

Queens: 718-321-6307

Rochester: 518-457-9000

Syracuse: 315-479-3362

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 Westchester County, New York include:


source: U.S. Department of Labor

WHITE PLAINS: White Plains Career Center

Phone: 914-995-3910

Email: ory1@westchestergov.com

Veterans Rep: John O`Shaughnessy, Phone: 914-461-9066, Email: john.oshaughnessy@labor.ny.gov

Business Rep: Linda McKinzie-Daugherty, Phone: 914-813-7334 and 914-263-6877, Email: lqmj@westchestergov.com

Website: https://www.westchesterputnamonestop.com/job-seeker/get-started

ADDRESS:

120 Bloomingdale Road
2nd Floor
White Plains, NY 10605

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YONKERS: Yonkers Career Center

Phone: 914-461-9077

Email:

Veterans Rep: John O`Shaughnessy, Phone: 914-995-3910, Email: john.oshaughnessy@labor.ny.gov

Business Rep: Lillian Morales, Phone: 914-461-9055, Email: lillian.morales@yonkersny.gov

Website: https://www.yonkersny.gov/work/doing-business-in-yonkers/the-yonkers-employment-center

ADDRESS:

28 Wells Avenue
Bldg. #3, 4th Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701

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How to Collect Unemployment Benefits in Westchester County, New York

You can file for unemployment benefits in Westchester 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 Westchester 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?