Phone: 805-568-1296 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Services: Employment Counselors Skills Workshop Program Internet access to job listings Assistance with job search Training information Career assistance Resource Specialists Technical assistance Apprenticeship Programs
Santa Barbara CA Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
What are the eligibility Requirements for California Unemployment Benefits?
You have a right to appeal the CA Employment Development Department’s decision to reduce or deny your benefits.
You must submit your appeal in writing within 30 days of your Notice of Overpayment
You can download the CA Unemployment Insurance Appeal Appeal Form
Mail your appeal to the return address shown on the decision notice.
The Office of Appeals will notify you of the time and location of your hearing at least 10 days in advance.
While your appeal is pending, you must continue to certify for benefits.
If found eligible, you will only be paid for periods which you have certified for.
The appeal decision will include information about filing a second level appeal.
How do I Report CA Unemployment Benefit Fraud?
Call the CA EDD Fraud Hotline at 1-800-229-6297.
Report Fraud By fax at 1-866-340-5484
Send fraudulent documents by mail to EDD PO Box 826880, MIC 43, Sacramento, CA 94280-0225.
How Do I contact California Employment Development Department?
Unemployment Insurance Employment Development Department PO Box 826880 – UISD, MIC 40 Sacramento, CA 94280-0001
English and Spanish: 1-800-300-5616 Cantonese: 1-800-547-3506 Mandarin: 1-866-303-0706 Vietnamese: 1-800-547-2058 California Relay Service (711): Provide the UI number (1-800-300-5616) to the operator TTY: 1-800-815-9387