Wyoming Unemployment Agency Contact Information

Although Wyoming has not been hit as hard with unemployment as other states, the job market is still struggling. If you have lost your job because of the poor economy and need help with financial obligations, you should consider applying for unemployment at your local unemployment office in the state of Wyoming. The Wyoming agency for unemployment can help you get by until you find a new job by providing you with a portion of the income you used to receive before losing your job.

The name of the department of unemployment in Wyoming is the Unemployment Insurance Service, which is part of the Department of Workforce Services. The phone number for the unemployment agency is (307) 473-3702, and although the unemployment agency email address is not listed, you may send them email via an online form located at https://doe.state.wy.us/InetClaims/mail.aspx.

There are several requirements that must be met to receive unemployment benefits in Wyoming. First, you must be unemployed through no fault of your own. You need to be physically able to work, available to work, and actively seek a new job while receiving benefits. The state of Wyoming requires all unemployment benefit recipients to make two job contacts per week. This requirement can be met by calling employers, sending resumes, or filling out employment applications.

To make a filing for benefits, you should first go to the unemployment agency's website at https://doe.state.wy.us/InetClaims/. New claimants are instructed to create a user account by following the onscreen instructions. The online instructions will guide you as you enter the information needed to make a claim for unemployment benefits. Subsequent weekly and bi-weekly filings, which you must submit to continue to receive your unemployment benefits, can also be made online, after logging into your personal account. Alternatively, unemployment insurance benefit claims can be filed by telephone. If you live within the state of Wyoming, you can file by calling the Wyoming Claims Center at (307) 473-3789. If you live outside Wyoming, you can file by calling the Claims Center at (866) 729-7799.

Your unemployment insurance benefits can be delivered by check to your home address or to a special debit card, which you will receive in the mail if you elect to receive debit card benefits. The card is called a "ReliaCard" and can be used like any other debit card, anywhere that Visa is accepted.

A useful handbook for prospective claimants is available online, at http://doe.wyo.gov/ProductionDocuments/UI/claimant_handbook.pdf. Additional inquiries can be made the unemployment office, the office of unemployment phone number is (307) 473-3702.

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