Cottondale Unemployment Office

Find Cottondale Florida 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.


Chipley One Stop Career Center 680 2nd Street Chipley FL 32428 10.2 miles from Cottondale 850-638-6089


Marianna One Stop Career Center 4636 Highway 2 Marianna FL 32446 13.4 miles from Cottondale 850-718-0326

Dothan Career Center 787 Ross Clark Circle Dothan AL 36303 29.7 miles from Cottondale 334-792-2121

Blountstown One Stop Career Center 16908 North Pear Street Blountstown FL 32424 31.3 miles from Cottondale 850-674-5088

JobsPlus One Stop Career Center 171 Highway 83 DeFuniak Springs FL 32433 44.3 miles from Cottondale 850-892-8668

Workforce Center-Panama City 625 U.s. 231 Panama FL 32405 45.7 miles from Cottondale

Enterprise Career Center 2021 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise AL 36330 47.3 miles from Cottondale 334-347-0044

Workforce Plus 1140 West Clark Street Quincy FL 32351 48.8 miles from Cottondale 850-875-4040

About Cottondale Unemployment Offices

Cottondale Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Florida State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Cottondale, FL. Cottondale 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 Cottondale unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Florida unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits
Cottondale Unemployment

Cottondale Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Cottondale Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Cottondale Office of Unemployment Insurance, or a similar name. Unemployment Offices are organized by the Florida 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 FL.

Unemployment Eligibility

In order to receive Cottondale 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 Florida.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Cottondale 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 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 Cottondale

Cottondale 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. Cottondale 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

Cottondale 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 Florida Unemployment benefits amounts and monitor compliance with any applicable job search or job training requirements.