Applying for Benefits When You Are Unemployed
Are you unemployed, but no longer able or available for work due to your own physical or mental health condition, pregnancy, need for bonding or caregiving leave?
You may be eligible for Disability During Unemployment or Family Leave During Unemployment benefits. Click the links below to learn more about each program.
Disability During Unemployment (DDU)
If you have an illness, injury, pregnancy, or another physical or mental health condition and have not been working recently, you may be eligible for benefits under the Disability During Unemployment (DDU) program.
Family Leave During Unemployment (FLDU)
If you need to bond with a new addition to your family or care for a loved one, but you haven't worked recently, you may be eligible for Family Leave During Unemployment (FLDU) benefits.