Milton-Freewater OR Unemployment Career Center Office

State of Oregon Self Sufficiency Office
309 N Columbia St,
Milton-Freewater, OR 97862
Phone: (541) 938-6627
Have a virtual or
in person meeting with an
Employment Specialist

Milton-Freewater OR 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 interview.

How do I qualify for UI benefits in Oregon?

To qualify for OR UI benefits you must

  • Have been paid at least $1,000 in your base year
  • Your total base wages at least 1 and a half times wages paid in the highest calendar quarter.
  • OR you’ve worked at least 500 hours, paid some subject wages during the base year.

What is the Maximum UI benefit I can receive in OR?

  • The maximum weekly benefit amount is $855 per week.
  • You may receive a total of 26 weeks in UI benefits.

What information do I need to apply for OR unemployment insurance benefits?

Before filing your claim, you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number.
  • The last 18 months of your work history and employer information
  • Your salary and total income from each employer.
  • For non-citizens, your Alien Registration Number and documentation.
  • A phone number to be reached during normal business hours

How do I file for UI benefits in OR?

What do I do after filing my claim for OR UI Benefits?

  • Watch your mail for notification if you have been approved.
  • File your weekly claims
  • Be ready to return to work
  • Complete at least five work-search activities each week 
  • It will take a minimum of four weeks to process your claim.

What type of work search actives should I do? 

  • Attending job placement meetings or workshops
  • Attend Employment Networking meetings or workshops
  • Updating your resume
  • Reviewing job placement websites
  • Making direct contact with an employers

What help does Oregan WorksSource provide to help me find a job?

At WorkSource, you can:

  • Register in iMatchSkills, Oregon’s job database
  • Apply for jobs, sign up for trainings, develop a career plan 
  • Get a one-on-one career coaching
  • Match your interests and abilities to jobs you like
  • Ge information on free training to help you advance in your career
  • Explore paid internships, apprenticeships, on-the-job training, GED programs, and college classes
  • Attend workshops on resumes, interviewing, networking, applying for state jobs, and more
  • Use computers, internet, phones, fax, copiers, and printers
  • Get assistance with housing, transportation, childcare, food, internet access, tuition, and more

How do I contact State of Oregan Employment Department?

Unemployment Insurance Contact Centers: 

Weekly Claim Line Numbers:
Portland Area: (503) 224-0405
Greater Salem Area: (503) 375-7900
Eastern/Central Oregon/Bend: (541) 388-4066
TOLL FREE: (800) 982-8920
TTY Relay Service 711 

PO Box 14135
Salem OR 97309-5068
Fax: (866) 345-1878

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