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

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

Websitehttps://portal.ct.gov/DOLUI
Phone800-956-3294
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Weekly CertificationFile a Weekly Claim
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Coronavirus Updateshttps://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

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
26 weeks$15$724$18,824

Connecticut Unemployment Office Locations

Hartford CT American Jobs Center
3580 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06120
860-256-3700
Unemployment Office - Manchester
893 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040
860-643-2222
Unemployment Office - Meriden
87 West Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451
203-238-3688
Unemployment Office - Middletown
272 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
860-347-7691
Unemployment Office - New Britain
260-270 Lafayette Street
New Britain, CT 06053
860-899-3500
Unemployment Office - New Haven
560 Ella T Grasso Blvd #3
New Haven, CT 06519
203-624-1493
Unemployment Office - Stamford
141 Franklin Street
2nd Floor Suite 211
Stamford, CT 06901
203-353-1702
Unemployment Office-Torrington
59 Field St.
Torrington, CT 06790
860-496-3500
Unemployment Office - Montville
601 Norwich New London Trnpk #1
Uncasville, CT 06382
860-848-5240
Unemployment Office - Waterbury
249 Thomaston Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06702
203-437-3380
Unemployment Office - East
1320 Main Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
860-450-7603