File a Claim with CONNECT
Find out if you are eligible to receive reemployment assistance benefits in the State of Florida.
CONNECT General Information
Reemployment Assistance (also called reemployment assistance insurance) provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own. On October 15, 2013, DEO launched CONNECT, the new system used to register for and claim weekly Reemployment Assistance benefits. If you need assistance, contact the Reemployment Assistance Contact Center at 1-800-204-2418 during the hours of 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM EST, Monday through Friday.
Manage Your Benefits (Work Search, Claim Weeks and More)
Submit work search contacts, claim your weeks, change payment information and much more through the CONNECT system.
File for Extended Benefits
Extended Benefits is a state extension of benefits for claimants who qualify and is only available during an extended benefits period.
File an Appeal
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Office of Appeals resolves disputed reemployment assistance claims and tax liability protests.
Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission
The Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission is the quasi-judicial administrative appellate body responsible for reviewing contested decisions of reemployment assistance appeals referees.
Report Fraud or Overpayments
Report reemployment assistance fraud or overpayment through Benefit Payment Control.
Repay a Reemployment Assistance Benefit Overpayment
Repay your Reemployment Assistance Benefit Overpayment
Reprint Tax Forms
Forms 1099-G and UCO-49T are available online.
Contact the Office of Reemployment Assistance
If you have questions about the information provided through this website, you should contact the Office of Reemployment Assistance.
Budget and Credit Tips
Job loss can have a serious impact on individual and family finances. These resources can help you manage your budget during a period of job loss.
Reemployment Assistance Forms Directory
Download reemployment assistance forms in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.
Job Search Resources
These resources will help you research job openings, create a great resume, apply for jobs, and research labor market trends.
Plan Your Career
Learn about Florida’s job market and ways to prepare for a new career.
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