Winston-Salem NC Unemployment Career Center Office

NCWorks Career Center- Forsyth County
2701 University Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27105
Phone: (336)464-0520 Ext:
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm;
Closed for lunch 12p – 1p
Map Address
Job Seeker Services:
Free WiFi
Employment Planning
Career Assessment & Counseling
On-site & Virtual Workshops
Computer / Internet Access
Phone, Fax & Copy
Community Resource Referrals
Job Matching
Career Fairs & Hiring Events

Winston-Salem NC 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 help can I get in NC to find a job while on UI benefits?  

NC Works has many local career centers that can assist you in finding jobs.

Services available includes: 

  • Job search portal
  • Resume Builder
  • Virtual recruiter
  • Explore Careers
  • Locate training/workshop and education programs
  • Locate Employer Recruitment Events

How do I apply for North Carolina Unemployment Insurance benefits?

The best way to apply for your UI benefits is Online at NC Division of Employment Security website

Online Services includes:

  • File your claim for unemployment benefits
  • Complete your Weekly Certifications
  • Check your Claim Status

What information do I need to file for my UI benefits in NC?

  • Your Social Security Number.
  • Information on your last employer; separation reason, vacation or severance pay you received, or entitled to receive.
  • Retirement pay information if retired
  • Your bank routing number and account number for directly deposited. If select selected payments will be on a DES debit card.
  • Your work history for the past two years.
  • Alien number and expiration date for non citizens
  • SF-50 form, SF-8 form, pay stub(s) or W-2 if you worked for Federal Government. 
  • Your DD214, Member 4 Copy if Former Military Personnel

What are the Eligibility Requirements to qualify for NC Unemployment Insurance benefits?

  • You must be unemployed due to no fault of your own 
  •  You must have earned sufficient wages to establish a claim.
  •  You must be physically able, available and actively seeking work.
  •  You must register with NCWorks Online

What is the Maximum UI benefits I can get in North Carolina?

  • The maximum you can be paid in UI benefits is $350.
  • The maximum weeks you can get UI benefits is 12 weeks.

How can I get help applying for NC UI benefits?

  • For Online help you can call the Customer Call Center at 1-888-737-0259.
  • If you don’t have access to a computer Call 1-888-737-0259

How can I file an appeal on my UI benefits claim in NC?

  • To file an appeal you must file online through the DES online benefits system
  •  Information on your appeal rights will found on your Determination Letter.

How can I contact NCWorks Career Center?

  • You can call at 1-855-NCWorks (855-629-6757)

How can I contact North Carolina Division of Employment Security

North Carolina Division of Employment Security

Phone: 888-737-0259.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 25903
Raleigh, NC 27611-5903

DES Central Office Location:
700 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605

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