New Jersey Unemployment Office
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New Jersey Unemployment Resources
Contact information about unemployment offices is listed below:
To File a New Report or Reopen a Claim
Freehold: (732) 761-2020
Union City: (201) 601-4100
Cumberland: (856) 507-2340
Out-Of-State (Toll-Free): (888) 795-6672
New Jersey Relay 7-1-1
Unemployment and Disability Office
26 Yard Ave, Trenton, NJ 08609
Phone: (609) 292-0695
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To Report Fraud
Phone: (609) 777-4304
FAX: (609) 292-5593
Benefit Payment Control
PO Box 043
Trenton, NJ 08625
What Is Unemployment Insurance?
Unemployment insurance is a type of government compensation that can be obtained by newly unemployed workers who require financial assistance while they purse new work opportunities. These unemployment benefits are available to eligible individuals for a pre-determined period and help them cover rent, food and other necessary expenses. To find out more about unemployment insurance and how you can start receiving government compensation today, download our guide.
Can Everyone Get Unemployment Benefits?
Unemployment insurance is only available to qualified individuals. Applicants must have an acceptable reason for being out of work, they must meet past income thresholds and more. Find out if you qualify to receive unemployment compensation by downloading our comprehensive guide here.