Information from the Department of Labor – The fastest way to determine your Unemployment Insurance eligibility is to use the online filing system. Initial claims can be filed online at www.GetKansasBenefits.gov. Those who have already filed for benefits will have information available from the website. Using a personal password gives access to details such as claim status, payment dates, and amounts.
The Kansas Unemployment Contact Center is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and can be accessed online or through one of the following numbers:
NOTE: When calling for assistance, you will need the PIN you created when you first applied for unemployment benefits and your Social Security Number.
Those approved to receive unemployment benefits can direct questions specifically regarding their Unemployment Benefits Debit Card please visit https://prepaid.bankofamerica.com/KDOLDebitCard/ or contact BPA toll-free Customer Service number at 800.292.6333 FREE.
Making Smart Financial Choices After A Job Loss – You may not be able to control if or when your company closes a plant or lays off workers, steps can be taken to manage the financial impact of those events. The FINRA has developed a brochure that contains tips on how to:
Download a PDF copy of Making Smart Financial Choices After a Job Loss