Where do I file for unemployment benefits?

The fastest, most efficient way to apply for benefits (file your initial claim) is online. The Internet filing option is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please visit www.iowaworkforce.org for more information. If you need assistance filing your unemployment claim, you may visit your local Workforce Development Center. The Cedar Rapids Workforce Development Center (Iowa Works) is located at 4444 First Avenue NE, Suite 436 in Cedar Rapids (the Lower Level of Lindale Mall). You may contact the center by phone at 319-365-9474.

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1. How can I apply for County jobs?
2. How long can I expect to wait to be contacted after submitting an application?
3. How will I find out if my application has been selected for an interview?
4. If I submit a resume, will your office contact me when a job becomes available that I am qualified for?
5. Where can I apply for City of Cedar Rapids jobs?
6. How can I find out about County jobs?
7. Where do I file for unemployment benefits?
8. What is the contact information for the Department of Human Services (DHS)?