South Carolina

South Carolina Unemployment Agency Contact Information

Thanks to an uncertain economy and staggering unemployment rates it is no secret many of us are struggling to stay afloat financially. If you are unemployed in South Carolina you may be eligible to receive unemployment compensation benefits. These monetary benefits can help bridge the gap until you find a new job or able to work again. Contacting the South Carolina Department of Unemployment to see if you qualify should be your very first course of action.

Residents of the state may call the toll free phone number for the unemployment agency in South Carolina at 1-866-831-1724. Phones answer from 4:00 am until midnight. Non-residents should call this office of unemployment phone number; 1-866-831-1725.

The South Carolina agency for unemployment has an automated system which will walk you through a series of questions you must answer using a touchtone telephone. The TelClaim system from the South Carolina agency for unemployment is self-explanatory and easy to follow.

If your Social Security number ends with an even digit you should call the office of unemployment phone number on Sunday to file your weekly claim. But, if it ends with an odd number, you should phone your claim in on Monday.

If, for some reason, you missed the day you should have called in, you can still call the phone number for the unemployment agency Tuesdays through Saturdays.

When contacting any South Carolina local unemployment office you should have several pieces of pertinent information on hand. You will need details regarding your previous employer or employers, your Social Security number, address, gross earnings, and the reason for your unemployment status.

Or, you may also file weekly claims through the South Carolina Department of Unemployment website. Simply log onto: to create your account.

The South Carolina unemployment agency email address to use exists only through a contact form located on the website. First you will need to choose the topic that is most closely related to your question or problem from a drop down list.

In addition to your name and email address, the information you will need to include in the message to the unemployment agency email address form consists of your claim type, the closest Workforce Center, and your question or comment. Entering your phone number is optional.

If you have more questions or to contact a South Carolina local unemployment office, call the number for general information at 1-803-737-2400.

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