2021 Unemployment Benefit Links

Need help filing for unemployment in the state of Missouri? Try some of these links:

https://uinteract.labor.mo.gov/benefits/home.do – Log into your unemployment account, file a claim, check on the status of your claim, update your profile, and change your username or password.
https://labor.mo.gov/DES/Claims/eligibility_web – Check eligibility for unemployment benefits and find more information.
https://www.mo.gov/work/unemployment/ – Homepage for unemployment information for Missouri workers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy68RlGpKdc – Video on how to file for unemployment.
https://portal.cardaccesssite.com/web/central-bank_mo-access/login/ – Check the balance of our Missouri Access card, a state-issued debit card that has your unemployment payments loaded onto it.
https://labor.mo.gov/DES/Appeals – Find out how to appeal an unemployment claim denial.
To contact the Missouri Department of Labor regarding your unemployment claim, you can call 573-751-9040 to reach the office in Jefferson City, or 314-340-4950 to reach the regional office here in St. Louis. Please be aware that you may be on hold for a period of time.

Need help finding a job, brushing up on your resume, and more?

We have a variety of books to help you with updating your resume, preparing for job interviews, and so much more! Ask a librarian for more information.

The Missouri Jobs website also has a variety of resources for you: https://jobs.mo.gov/

Missouri Job Centers also provide walk-in help. The Missouri Job Center closest to the library is located in Florissant:
4040 Seven Hills Drive, Suite 166
FlorissantMO 63033
Phone: 314-475-7900
Toll-free: 1-888-728-5627
Fax: 314-475-7911

Other organizations in our area that provide help for jobseekers:
The Urban League’s Save Our Sons program: https://www.ulstl.com/sos—save-our-sons.html
The Urban League also provides a variety of employment services: https://www.ulstl.com/employment-services.html