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Illinois Unemployment Contact Information 

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.

Contact Info

Email

To contact the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) by email, visit their website.

Phone

Unemployment Insurance: 1-800-244-5631 or TTY at 1-866-322-8357

Unemployment Appeals: 1-800-244-5631 or TTY at 1-866-322-8357

Employer Support Hotline: 1-800-247-4984 or TTY at 1-866-212-8831

Illinois Job Link: 1-877-342-7533

Locations

To find an Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) office near you, call 1-888-367-4382.

You can also access the Office Locator at: http://www.ides.illinois.gov/.

For a list of Employment Security Offices and WorkNet Centers, visit: http://www.illinoisworknet.com/.