Does your organization work with individuals that need help filing for
Unemployment Insurance? If so, IDES offers several online tools and resources that ensure a smooth filing process.
Below is a list of questions that you should ask the claimant.
- Is the claimant
eligible to receive UI benefits?
- Do they have all of the
necessary information needed to file?
- Do they have regular access to a telephone in case an interview is required?
- Do they have a checking account so that if found eligible, benefits can be
Be sure to check out the
office locator, so the claimant can find the nearest office to them. When assisting with online filing, make sure the computer you use meets the minimal technical requirements.