Did you just lose your job? You may qualify for unemployment benefits. Unemployment benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own.

How to Apply for Unemployment in California:

Click here to apply for unemployment in California.


In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least the minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and be available for work each week you are claiming benefits.

More Information:

For more information visit the FAQ page on the California Unemployment website.