To be eligible for Arkansas unemployment insurance benefits, you must be a resident of Arkansas and all of the following must be true:

  • You are unemployed through no fault of your own
  • You worked in Arkansas during the past 12 months
  • You earned a minimum amount of wages determined by Arkansas guidelines
  • You are actively seeking work each week you are collecting benefits

Websitedws.arkansas.gov/unemployment
Phone855-225-4440
Email[email protected]
Apply Onlinehttps://www.ezarc.adws.arkansas.gov
Weekly CertificationFile a Weekly Claim
Appeal a DenialRequest a Hearing
Find a Local Officehttps://www.dws.arkansas.gov/contact
Report FraudFraud & Identity Theft
Coronavirus Updateshttps://pua.arkansas.gov/home

Benefit Payments and Duration

Base PeriodFirst 4 of the last 5 completed quarters
Alt Base PeriodLast 4 completed quarters
Duration of BenefitsWeekly PaymentMaximum Benefits Amount (1 year)
MinMax
9-16 weeks$81$451$7,216

Arkansas Unemployment Office Locations

Arkansas Unemployment Office - Harrison
818 Highway 62/65 North
PO Box 280
Harrison, AR 72601
870-741-8236
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services
819 Newman Drive
Helena, AR 72342-3230
870-338-7415
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Hope
205 Smith Road Suite A
Hope, AR 71801
870-777-3421
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Hot Springs
201 Market St Suite A
Hot Springs, AR 71901
501-525-3450
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Jonesboro
2311 East Nettleton Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401
870-935-5594
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Lake Village
103 Main Street
PO Box 806
Lake Village, AR 71653
870-619-4744
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Little Rock
5401 South University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72209
501-682-7719
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Lonoke
902 N. Center Street
Lonoke, AR 72086
501-676-2721
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Magnolia
104 Harvey Couch Blvd.
PO Box 369
Magnolia, AR 71754
870-234-3440
SAU Tech Adult Educ-ion - Columbia County
104 Harvey Couch Blvd
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-6064
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Malvern
1735 East Sullenberger
PO Box 788
Malvern, AR 72104
501-332-5461
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Mena
1100 College Drive
Abernathy Building
Mena, AR 71953
479-394-3060
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Monticello
477 South Main Street
PO Box 619
Monticello, AR 71655
870-224-7075
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Morrilton
104 E. Railroad Ave
Morrilton, AR 72110
501-354-9793
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Mountain Home
1058 Highland Circle Suite 20
Mountain Home, AR 72654
870-425-2386
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Mountain View
211 Blanchard Ave
Mountain View, AR 72560
870-269-4070
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
7648 Victory Blvd Suite B
Newport, AR 72112
870-523-3641
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Pulaski County
324 W Pershing Blvd Suite 1
North Little Rock, AR 72114
501-376-4119
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Paragould
1015 Linwood Drive Suite 4
Paragould, AR 72450
870-236-8512
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Pine Bluff
1001 S Tennessee Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
870-619-4803
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Nevada County
355 W 1st St
Prescott, AR 71857
870-887-6626
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Rogers
100 North Dixieland Rd #B1-5
Rogers, AR 72757-0999
479-636-4755
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Russellville
104 South Rochester
PO Box 727
Russellville, AR 72801
479-968-2784
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Searcy
501 West Arch Street
PO Box 248
Searcy, AR 72145-0248
501-268-8601
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Texarkana
1702 Hampton Rd
Texarkana, AR 75503
870-216-4011
Arkansas Unemployment Office - Van Buren
1500 East Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
479-474-7061
Crawford County Adult Education Center
605 Alma Blvd Circle
Van Buren, AR 72956
479-471-0019
Arkansas Unemployment Office - West Memphis
2003 W Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301
870-735-6730