Updates on Delaware's Coronavirus Response
Unemployment Benefits Resources for Delawareans

The Delaware Department of Labor has received unprecedented numbers of unemployment insurance claims. If you need to speak to a live person about your unemployment insurance benefits claim, please use the numbers below and follow the automated prompts.

  • (302) 368-6600
  • (302) 739-5461
  • (302) 856-5611

Additional Resources:

  • Delawareans can file for unemployment benefits online, here.
  • Questions can be emailed to uiclaims@delaware.gov.
  • File an appeal, request an address change or complete fact finding documents on the claimant portal, here.

For more answers to Frequently Asked Questions on unemployment benefits, click here .
[ VIDEO ] Governor Carney Discusses Decision to Allow Limited Operations for Small Businesses

Wednesday, May 6: Governor Carney joined Wolf Blitzer on CNN's The Situation Room to discuss the strategies for the reopening of the state economy. Delaware’s stay-at-home order and quarantine for travelers remain in place until May 15. Any decisions to lift restrictions will be based on science and the situation on the ground.
May is Trauma Awareness Month

During Trauma Awareness Month, we acknowledge the impact of childhood trauma and promote resiliency in families and communities. It is especially important that we recognize the importance of mental health in our communities.
Join Trauma Informed Delaware for a four-part webinar that will include an update on Delaware’s current trauma landscape, seminars, industry standards related to a trauma-informed COVID-19 response, and how to collaborate on COVID-19 response efforts .

REMINDER: Register to Vote for the 2020 Presidential Primary

The deadline to register to vote for Delaware’s June 2nd presidential primary is this Saturday, May 9th.

Social distancing due to COVID-19 is a valid reason to vote by absentee ballot. Take a look at the step-by-step guide on how to request an absentee ballot.

Click here to register to vote or request an online absentee ballot.

Click here for more information on the Department of Elections website.
Celebrating National Nurses Day
Today, we recognize the vital role of nurses, who take care of our loved ones with compassion and dedication. Thank you to the nurses and all the he alth care professionals working on the front lines during this unprecedented time.

Click here for instructions to share a thank you note to Delaware nurses.
The latest information and updates from the State of Delaware are available at   de.gov/coronavirus.

Text “add” t o 302-460-2501 for COVID-19 updates from the State of Delaware.  
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