When And How Can I Apply For Ui Benefits?

To file a claim for Unemployment Insurance, you should call the Call Center at the numbers listed below to file your claim.
  1. Claims Intake and General Claims Information (401) 243­9100
  2. Employer Inquiries (401) 243­9137
  3. Workshare (401) 243­9177
  4. Interstate If calling from out of state, Interstate Claims (401) 243­9146 (866) 557­0001
  5. TDD (401) 243­9149
If you become unemployed, your claim should be filed within seven (7) days of your last day of employment to avoid jeopardizing or delaying your first payment. Usually, the Call Center is less busy later in the week.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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