General questions and information on Georgia Unemployment benefits

Have you lost your job and now looking to apply for unemployment Benefits or need information about your claim at your local Albany GA Gwinnett County Career Center Office?

The Georgia Department Of Labor has made it very easy for you to file your claim for unemployment benefits. As long as you have lost your job through no fault of your own you can file your claim for unemployment benefits. If you have a phone or computer with an internet connection you can easily file your claim for benefits, with no need to visit your local Albany GA Gwinnett County unemployment or career center office. If you have questions about your claim you can contact your Georgia Department of Labor Benefit manager by phone or email.

Georgia Department of Labor Phone Number: (770) 840-2200 

Contact Email:

Your Albany GA Gwinnett County Area Unemployment Career Center Office is located at:

IF you need help finding a job, Gwinnett County Career Resource Center provides great Job Search assistance in helping you to write your resume, interview skills, job fair schedules, education and training. 

How Do I Qualify For Georgia Department Of Labor Unemployment Assistance?

You can qualify if you have lost your job through no fault of your own and looking for another job, have a recall to your job within 6 weeks of the last day worked, or in an approved training program. 

What Assistance Can I Get On GA Department OF Labor Website?

On the Georgia Department Of Labor Website you can Get Assistance with your claim, Submit your Work Search, Claim your Weekly Benefit Payments or File your Unemployment Insurance Claim.

How Do I Get My Georgia Unemployment Benefit Payments?

Once you file your GA unemployment benefit claim, you will be required to certify your eligibility for each week in order to claim your benefit payment. You will also need to submit your work search for each week of benefits claimed – you must be searching for a job while getting benefits. You can claim your benefits using the GA Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, on your computer or phone over the Internet, or in person at a GDOL Career Center. Your benefits can be deposited directly in your bank account or Georgia Unemployment Insurance (UI) Way2Go Debit MasterCard®.

How Long Can I Get Georgia Unemployment Benefits?

Georgia Georgia Department Of Labor regulations allow you to claim your unemployment benefits up to a maximum of 26 weeks. You can receive a weekly benefit amount ranging from $55 to $365 per week, based on your earnings at your last job.

How Do I Contact the Albany GA Gwinnett County Unemployment Office?

Address: 1608 South Slappey Blvd. Albany, GA 31701-2632

Phone: (229) 430-5010
Fax:   (229) 430-5027
TTY/TTD: (229) 430-5086


What is Georgia Unemployment Insurance (UI) Main Contact Number?

Phone: 404-232-3001

Albany: Gwinnett County Career Resource Center Website:

More Georgia Department OF Labor Career Centers

1608 South Slappey Blvd.
Albany, GA 31701-2632
(229) 430-5010
(229) 430-5027 FAX
(229) 430-5086 TTY