Altoona Unemployment Office

Find Altoona Pennsylvania unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices. Unemployment offices provide information on unemployment eligibility and status, compensation, and filing weekly unemployment claims or benefits.


Altoona Unemployment Office 3001 Fairway Drive Altoona PA 16602 814-940-6201


Huntingdon Unemployment Office 54 Pennsylvania Avenue Huntingdon PA 16652 20.1 miles from Altoona 814-641-6408

Johnstown Unemployment Office 445 Schoolhouse Road Johnstown PA 15904 27.9 miles from Altoona 814-533-2493

Bedford Unemployment Office 1 Corporate Drive Bedford PA 15522 30.1 miles from Altoona 814-623-6107

Clearfield Unemployment Office 1125 Linden Street Clearfield PA 16830 34.7 miles from Altoona 814-765-8118

State College Unemployment Office 1300 Benner Pike State College PA 16801 39.3 miles from Altoona 814-272-5465

Indiana Unemployment Office 300 Indian Springs Road Indiana PA 15701 39.9 miles from Altoona 724-471-7220

Punxsutawney Unemployment Office 103 East Union Street Punxsutawney PA 15767 42.3 miles from Altoona 814-938-0504

Lewistown Unemployment Office 6395 Highway 103 Lewistown PA 17044 43.6 miles from Altoona

DuBois Unemployment Office 20 North 6th Street DuBois PA 15801 46.5 miles from Altoona 814-371-0250

PA CareerLink Somerset County 218 North Kimberly Avenue Somerset PA 15501 49.5 miles from Altoona 814-445-4161

Somerset County Office of Veterans Services 300 North Center Avenue Somerset PA 15501 49.6 miles from Altoona 814-445-1551

Chambersburg Unemployment Office 600 Norland Avenue Chambersburg PA 17201 55.8 miles from Altoona 717-264-4584

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How are unemployment benefits funded?

The funding for unemployment benefits comes from a combination of federal and state unemployment insurance taxes. The taxes are paid by employers, and they are based on the amount of wages paid to employees. Some government employers and non-profit organizations are exempt from unemployment insurance taxes.

What is the process for applying for unemployment benefits?

Applicants should file for benefits as soon as possible after becoming unemployed. Most states allow applicants to file claims both in person or using an online application, though a follow-up interview is almost always required. Applicants should be prepared to provide basic contact and identity verification documentation, as well as earnings history and an explanation of how they became unemployed.

Can people receive unemployment compensation if their work hours are reduced by their employer?

If an applicant's work hours are reduced to less than full-time through no fault of their own, they may be eligible for unemployment compensation. In these cases, the applicant may only be eligible for a partial benefit.