> Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Massachusetts' eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Massachusetts during the past 12 to 18 months, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
In order to establish your unemployment insurance claim, you may call the TeleClaim Center at:
if you are calling from the following area codes: 351, 413, 508, 774, and 978.
Call the TeleClaim Center at:
if you are calling from any other area code.
You may also file in person at your local UI Walk-in Centers. To locate a center nearest you, please visit:
For more information on the Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training, please visit our web site at: