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  • Do you need help getting unemployment insurance benefits?

    This web page has information about filing a claim for unemployment insurance. This web page also has a form you can submit to get connected to a volunteer lawyer if your claim has been denied. Content Detail

    New York State Bar Association
  • Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    This is an article about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. You may be able to get help paying for internet services. Read More

    Empire Justice Center
  • How to navigate unemployment benefits

    This page has a video you can watch and answers you can read with the latest information about unemployment insurance benefits during COVID-19. Content Detail

    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
  • Legal Resources During COVID-19

    This is a video of a presentation and question and answer session with attorneys at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley on common issues people are facing right now and where you can find services to help you deal with these issues. Content Detail

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
  • Unemployment Insurance Benefits and COVID-19

    This online article has the most recent information about Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Content Detail

    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
  • What assistance can I get to make ends meet?

    This resource is a fact sheet that can help you understand what government programs can help you with your expenses right now, including pandemic unemployment, paid leave, medicaid, food stamps, help paying for your utilities, and more. Content Detail

    National Center for Law and Economic Justice

How do I apply for unemployment? (5)+

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Protections for domestic violence victims (1)+

Keeping your unemployment benefits and other issues (1)+

Unemployment compensation for ex-servicemembers (UCX) (3)+

What if I am denied benefits? (4)+

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  • Obtaining unemployment benefits in New York State if you do not speak English

    If you do not speak English, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) must provide assistance to help you access their programs and services. While the NYSDOL does provide some language assistance, there are still challenges. This resource provides a checklist of the free language assistance currently available when obtaining your unemployment benefits and problems you should be aware of. Content Detail


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