California Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Program DescriptionUnemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own who meet California's eligibility requirements.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least the minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and be available for work each week you are claiming benefits.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessFor more information on how to apply or to file a new claim or reopen a claim, please visit:
Program Contact Information
If you have questions, please call: