Los Angeles County Unemployment Office

Find Los Angeles County California 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.


Canoga Park West Hills WorkSource Center 21010 Vanowen Street Los Angeles CA 91303 818-596-4448


Career Transition Center 3447 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach CA 90807

Chatsworth Northridge WorkSource Center 9207 Eton Avenue Los Angeles CA 91311 818-701-9800

Chinatown WorkSource Center 767 North Hill Street Los Angeles CA 90012 213-808-1751

Community Youth Corps 12440 Firestone Boulevard Norwalk CA 90650

Downtown WorkSource Center 315 West 9th Street Los Angeles CA 90015 213-629-5800

Foothill WIB One-Stop Career Centers 1207 East Green Street Pasadena CA 91106

Gardena One-Stop Employment and Business Center 16801 Western Avenue Gardena CA 90247 310-217-9579

Harbor WorkSource Center 1851 North Gaffey Street Los Angeles CA 90731 310-732-5700

Hawthorne One-Stop Business and Career Center 11633 Hawthorne Boulevard Hawthorne CA 90250 310-219-2624

Hollywood WorkSource Center 4311 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles CA 90029 323-454-6100

Housing Authority WorkSource Portal 2101 East 101st Street Los Angeles CA 90002 323-249-7751

Inglewood One-Stop Business and Career Center 110 South La Brea Avenue Inglewood CA 90301

Los Angeles County CA Unemployment Office 264 East Monterey Avenue Pomona CA 91767 909-623-9741

Marina del Rey û Mar Vista WorkSource Center 13160 Mindanao Way Marina del Rey CA 90292 310-309-6000

Metro WorkSource Center 342 North San Fernando Road Los Angeles CA 90031 323-539-2000

Northeast WorkSource Center 3825 North Mission Road Los Angeles CA 90031 323-352-5100

Norwalk EDD/SELACO WIB Career Center 12715 Pioneer Boulevard Norwalk CA 90650 562-929-9112

Pacific Gateway CA Unemployment Office 3447 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach CA 90807 866-848-3321

SELACO WIB û Cerritos 10900 183rd Street Cerritos CA 90703 562-402-9336

About Los Angeles County Unemployment Offices

Los Angeles County Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the California State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Los Angeles County, CA. Los Angeles County unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Los Angeles County unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • California unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits
Los Angeles County Unemployment

Los Angeles County Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Los Angeles County Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Los Angeles County Office of Unemployment Insurance, or a similar name. Unemployment Offices are organized by the California Department of Labor. In many cases, the Office may be consolidated in the same agency responsible for workforce development. These agencies are usually located in several field offices or regional offices throughout CA.

Unemployment Eligibility

In order to receive Los Angeles County Unemployment benefits, a worker must meet eligibility requirements, have a recent earnings history and must be actively seeking to find employment. The self-employed and individuals who are unable to work, or those who were fired or dismissed from their job, quit their job, or have turned down opportunities to work, are generally ineligible for unemployment benefits in California.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Los Angeles County Unemployment benefits are calculated to replace a percentage of the recipient's previous earnings, up to a maximum weekly amount. The maximum benefit may be determined, in part, on whether the recipient has dependents. The duration individuals may collect benefits for in Los Angeles County is usually up to 26 weeks, though in some circumstances, such as a prolonged or severe economic downturn, the benefits may be extended.

Filing for Unemployment in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County Unemployment Offices receive applications from individuals filing claims for collecting unemployment benefits. In addition to reviewing an individual's application materials, an interview with the applicant may also be conducted. Los Angeles County Unemployment benefits specialists will determine eligibility for benefits based on the individual's earnings history, the cause or circumstances around the individual's unemployment, and other factors.

Unemployment Appeal

Los Angeles County Unemployment Offices verify information with employers and conduct hearings processes in cases where applicants have filed appeals after having been denied benefits. Unemployment Offices also calculate California Unemployment benefits amounts and monitor compliance with any applicable job search or job training requirements.