Central City Concern- Employment Access Center in Portland Oregon

Address and phone number for Central City Concern- Employment Access Center, a Unemployment Office, at Northwest 2nd Avenue, Portland OR.


Name
Central City Concern- Employment Access Center
Address
2 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97209
Phone
503-226-7387

About the Central City Concern- Employment Access Center

The Central City Concern- Employment Access Center, located in Portland, OR, is a government agency that oversees Oregon unemployment compensation programs and unemployment insurance. A local branch of the Oregon Department of Labor, the Unemployment Office, issues unemployment benefits to individuals in Portland who have lost their jobs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying for Oregon unemployment benefits
  • Filing an unemployment insurance claim
  • Oregon eligibility for unemployment
  • Rules for receiving unemployment benefits
  • Appealing an unemployment ruling
  • Problems receiving benefits
  • Making an appointment
Portland Unemployment Eligibility

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in Portland, workers must meet eligibility requirements. These include a recent earnings history, a valid reason for leaving their last job, and actively looking for employment. In Oregon, some workers do not qualify for unemployment benefits, including the self-employed. In most cases, individuals who are unable to work, those who were fired with cause, and those who turn down job offers may be ineligible for OR unemployment benefits.

Filing for Unemployment in Portland

The Unemployment Office oversees the application process to receive unemployment benefits. The office reviews application materials to ensure workers meet the Oregon unemployment eligibility guidelines. In some cases, applicants may need to make an appointment for an interview. The Central City Concern- Employment Access Center also reviews the reasons for applicants' unemployment to make sure they meet eligibility requirements. Contact Central City Concern- Employment Access Center for more information on filing for unemployment.

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

The Central City Concern- Employment Access Center can help workers calculate their expected unemployment benefits. In Portland, the unemployment benefit calculation aims to replace a percentage of the worker's previous earnings. Oregon caps unemployment benefits at a maximum weekly amount. In Multnomah County, recipients can collect unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks, though state or federal guidelines may extend benefits during economic downturns.

Appealing an Unemployment Decision

If the Central City Concern- Employment Access Center denies an application for unemployment benefits, workers can appeal the decision. The Portland Unemployment Office offers an appeals process, which may include interviews and hearings. For information on how to appeal a decision, including denied benefits, job search decision, or job training requirements, contact the main office.

Oregon Unemployment

In Oregon, the local Office of Unemployment Compensation, Unemployment Office, and Office of Unemployment Insurance work together to provide unemployment benefits. These offices work with the Oregon Department of Labor to provide unemployment insurance and support for OR residents. In addition to contacting Central City Concern- Employment Access Center, Portland residents can also reach out to the Oregon Department of Labor for information about unemployment protections.

Contact the Central City Concern- Employment Access Center

You may contact the Central City Concern- Employment Access Center by calling 503-226-7387, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Central City Concern- Employment Access Center, 2 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97209.


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