Unemployment Insurance Benefits - CA Employment Development Department

Address

800 Capitol Mall, MIC 83
Sacramento, CA 95814

(800) 300-5616

www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/

AKA:

EDD

Description:

Administers unemployment insurance benefit payments; payments are made directly to the individual ensure that at least some of life's necessities such as food, shelter and clothing can be met while looking for work. Payments are made directly to the unemployed individual. Website gives detailed information on eligibility, applying, and what happens after claim is filed. Applications available on-line, at local career centers, or apply by phone.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

February 16, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

800 Capitol Mall, MIC 83
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing

P.O. Box 826880 - UIPCD, MIC 40
Sacramento, CA 94280

Contacts

Cantonese

(800) 547-3506

Mandarin

(866) 303-0706

Spanish

(800) 326-8937

Vietnamese

(800) 547-2058

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(800) 300-5616

TTY/TTD

(800) 815-9387

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Administers unemployment insurance benefit payments; payments are made directly to the individual ensure that at least some of life's necessities such as food, shelter and clothing can be met while looking for work. Payments are made directly to the unemployed individual. Website gives detailed information on eligibility, applying, and what happens after claim is filed. Applications available on-line, at local career centers, or apply by phone.

Hours

Phone: Monday-Friday, 8am - noon; Self-service information line: 24 hours daily (closed CA state holidays)

Required Documents

Social security number; last employer's name, address, telephone number, and last date worked, the specific reason you are no longer working; your citizenship status, and if applicable, your alien registration number, driver's license number or State ID number

Eligibility

California resident who has received enough wages during the base period to establish a claim, is totally or partially unemployed, unemployed through no fault of his/her own, be physically able to work, be available for work which means to be ready and willing to immediately accept work, be actively looking for work, meet eligibility requirements each week benefits are claimed and be approved for training before training benefits can be paid.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Application is available on the internet and can be completed online; America's Job Center's of America can help individuals use website to obtain/complete application; application can also be filed by phone or printed and mailed/faxed.

Languages

Application available in other languages; see website for details.

Service Area

California

Geography Served

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    Telephone Numbers

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    800-300-5616
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