Q) I flied for unemployment over a month ago I filed out everything. It says there are still pending issues but not showing what the issue is. Is there an office i can go into and speak to someone on why i have not received any money.. I am located in Fort Lauderdale.
A) Yes, you can visit your local CareerSource Florida office or Reemployment Assistance Center to speak with someone in person about the status of your unemployment claim. The Fort Lauderdale CareerSource center is located at:
2610 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 800 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
There is also another office you can go into and speak to someone on why you have not received any money. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has offices located throughout the state. The nearest DEO office to Fort Lauderdale is located at:
- Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
- 100 S. Andrews Ave., Ste. 100
- Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
- Phone: (954) 357-7100
You can also contact the DEO by phone at (800) 221-8474 or by visiting their website at https://www.floridajobs.org/.
When you call or visit the DEO, be sure to have your claim number and other identifying information ready. You may also want to bring documentation that supports your claim, such as a copy of your separation letter or a letter from your doctor.
The DEO representative will be able to tell you what the pending issues are and how to resolve them. They may also be able to expedite your claim so that you can receive your benefits sooner.
I hope this helps!
You can also contact the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Reemployment Assistance Program Customer Service Center at 1-800-204-2418 to inquire about the status of your claim and any pending issues. Please note that due to high call volumes, you may experience long wait times or busy signals. You can also try contacting the DEO through their website at www.floridajobs.org.
When you visit or contact the office, make sure to have your Social Security number and claim information ready to provide to the representative. They should be able to provide you with information on the status of your claim and any pending issues, and may be able to offer assistance in resolving any issues that may be delaying your benefits.