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Applying for Unemployment

We are an online resource to help answer your questions, check eligibility and assist in applying for Unemployment. You will also be advised if you qualify for additional benefit programs and receive our benefit guide.

Ohio Unemployment Office

Mailing address

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Office

Ohio Unemployment Contact Information 

30 E. Broad Street, 32nd Floor

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone Numbers

  • Apply for Benefits by Phone 877-644-6562
  • Benefit Payment Control Fraud/Investigations 800-686-1555
  • Redeterminations and Appeals Section 614-466-0800
  • Redeterminations Toll-Free 1-877-574-0015

OhioMeansJobs Centers

The Ohio Office of Unemployment Compensation manages numerous federal workforce programs and supervises the local OhioMeansJobs centers. These centers provide free job training plus other services for Ohio residents who are looking for a job.

If you wish to review information of a center in your county, visit http://jfs.ohio.gov/ and select your choice from the drop-down menu.