If you are out of work because of the disasters resulting from tornadoes occurring on March 24, 2023...
If you are out of work because of the disasters resulting from tornadoes occurring on March 24, 2023 you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance Assistance or Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).
DUA provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment who have lost their job or work has been interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster.
To file your claim click here
or call 1+(601)-493-9428, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, including affected counties, click below to view press releases concerning this.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Six Counties in Mississippi (Press Release from March 31, 2023)
Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Four Counties in Mississippi (Press Release from March 27, 2023)
|What information do I need to file an Unemployment Claim?|
|Your work history information for the past 18 months including employer names, addresses, phone numbers, the reason for separation, and dates of employment;
|your current contact information;
|your driver’s license or state ID number; and
|your Social Security Card.
Online filing is encouraged! A claim may be filed on-line at www.mdes.ms.gov twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Click here for online Unemployment Services.
Please contact 1+(601)-493-9428 for additional information, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.