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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.
Washington residents have two main points of contact when it comes to reaching out for unemployment benefit claims. These two areas are by phone, or online. By phone, there are multiple departments, so a link has been provided below with various contacts based on different situations. Be sure to utilize this list to reach the person that is best for you to speak with. In addition, you always have their online website, which is also listed below in the overall contact information.
Phone Contacts: http://esd.wa.gov/
Filling Weekly Claims
Find a Job
Appealing Denied Unemployment Benefits
Online System: http://esd.wa.gov
If you have any further questions about unemployment or need contact information for something more specific, it is recommended that you check out the unemployment handbook located here: http://esd.wa.gov/
Additional Information for Washington Unemployment
Report Fraud: Fraud is the act of falsifying or withholding information and this may lead to a fine and/or imprisonment. For more information on how to avoid or report fraud, please visit this site: http://esd.wa.gov/
Job Seekers: Individuals looking for employment will find this site useful. It connects you to employers and helps you find a job as fast as possible. For more information, please visit this site: https://fortress.wa.gov/
Veterans: All veterans have access to programs and services that will help with employment. For more information, please refer to this site: http://esd.wa.gov/