Unemployment Insurance Contact Information for New York State and New Jersey
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many displaced workers in New York and New Jersey are seeking contact information for those states' Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims departments and for UI legal services.
(Disclaimer: The National Employment Law Project and this website are not legal services providers. We do not provide legal assistance or legal advice. For legal services relating to Unemployment Insurance please contact the legal services agencies noted below on this page.)
New York State
For telephone filing or claims inquiries call 1-888-209-8124. Out-of-state residents call 1-877-358-5306.
For telephone filing or claims inquiries call:
201-601-4100 (northern NJ)
732-761-2020 (central NJ)
856-507-2340 (southern NJ)
Legal Services Contacts
Legal Services NYC unemployment hotline: 646-442-3332
Legal Aid Society: Employment Law Project (212) 577-3300
Legal Services of NY (212) 431-7200
Legal Services NJ statewide hotline: 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (http://www.lsnj.org/StatewideHotline.aspx)