• Unemployment Assistance

    TX Unemployment Benefits

    If Your Employment Has Been Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    If your employment has been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), apply for benefits either online at any time using Unemployment Benefits Services or by calling TWC’s Tele-Center at 800-939-6631 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday.

    TWC is experiencing an increase in call volumes and hold times on Tele-Center phone lines. You are encouraged to use the online claim portal, Unemployment Benefits Services (UBS), to handle your claim needs quickly. UBS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They also encourage you to sign up for Electronic Correspondence so you can receive your TWC communications online as soon as possible.

    Applying for Unemployment Benefits