Unemployment Claims Online
Librarians at the Reference Desk upstairs can help you set up on a computer to apply for benefits. Some familiarity with computers is necessary. If you’re an absolute novice we suggest bringing along a friend of family member who can help you navigate an online form.
First-time applicants will need an email address. Among the most used, free and (relatively) easy to set up are:
Gmail MSN Hotmail Yahoo! mail
To file a new unemployment claim or re-open an existing account click here.
To file a weekly unemployment claim click here.
For other Maine state filing options click here.