17779 Unemployment Office

Find 17779 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.


Lock Haven Unemployment Office 8 North Grove Street Lock Haven PA 17745 6.1 miles from 17779 570-893-4022


State College Unemployment Office 1300 Benner Pike State College PA 16801 33.3 miles from 17779 814-272-5465

Sunbury Unemployment Office 225 Market Street Sunbury PA 17801 38.6 miles from 17779 570-988-7300

Lewistown Unemployment Office 6395 Highway 103 Lewistown PA 17044 43.8 miles from 17779

Coudersport Unemployment Office 279 US Highway 6 Coudersport PA 16915 51.2 miles from 17779 814-274-9330

Bloomsburg Unemployment Office 351 Tenny Street Bloomsburg PA 17815 52.2 miles from 17779 570-387-6288

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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.