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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on April 27, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Wyoming, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resource websiteCOVID-19 Response Tips website or Wyoming's Department of Workforce Services website

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Description of Program and Relief

Wyoming Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers who are (1) unemployed through no fault of their own and (2) meet certain eligibility requirements listed below. Although no specific guidance has issued with respect to COVID-19, affected families may qualify if they meet eligibility requirements (below).

Government or Lead Agency

U.S. Department of Labor

Dates Available


Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

In order to qualify, unemployed workers must have worked in Wyoming during the past 12- 18 months and earned a minimum amount of wages based on U.S. Department of Labor guidelines. Unemployed workers must also be able to work and be available for work each week that they are collecting benefits.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

For questions, call the Wyoming Claims Center at 307-473-3789

If filing a claim if you live outside of Wyoming: 1-866-729-7799

List of Additional Information

General Information available HERE.

Application to establish an unemployment insurance claim available HERE.

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