Kentucky Unemployment Department

The department in this state that handles unemployment insurance is called Kentucky Career Center. If you have questions or issues about filing a new or weekly unemployment claim, they should be able to assist you. We provide the contact information for the Kentucky Unemployment Department below including the location, phone number and government website where you can find out how to file your claims, report fraud, find a job for employees and help businesses grow for employers. We also provide the information on how to file for KY unemployment online and file for unemployment over the phone.

If you lost your job at no fault of your own, then it is important to file your claim right away. You might qualify for unemployment benefits if you lost your. You must register for work when you file your claim and actively seek a new job. At the time of filing you will need information including your Social Security number, date of birth, postal and email addresses and telephone number. If you are not a US citizen, you will need to provide your alien registration number. You will need to state your reason for separating from your employer. All reasons for separation from employment will be investigated. To see if you are eligible to receive these benefits and what additional information is needed when applying, find out how to file your Kentucky unemployment claim. As a reminder, unemployment insurance benefits are taxable. You must report any unemployment benefits you receive as part of your gross income on your taxes.

  • Unemployment Department Location
  • Kentucky Career Center
    275 East Main St 2WB
    Frankfort, KY 40601

  • Unemployment Claim Phone Number
  • To file for KY unemployment benefits over the phone, call 502-875-0442 or 800-648-6057.

  • Unempoyment Claim Online
  • The easist way to file your claim is through their online system. To file for KY unemployment online, click here.