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Arkansas Unemployment Phone Numbers

By using your touch-tone telephone Department of Workforce Services provides a quick and efficient way to file your weekly claim for benefits. ArkLine (Arkansas’ Interactive Voice Response System) provides you with updated information. In addition, ArkLine can be used to verify when your weekly claim was processed.

  1. To get general information, press “1”.
  2. To inquire about your claim, press “2”.
  3. To file your weekly claim, press “3”.

You can call at 1-501-907-2590:

  • for filing weekly claims (Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm & Sunday 12:01 am to 6:00 pm)
  • for general information (Sunday through Saturday)

For Toll Free Interstate Support – (866) 392-7284

Reporting Out of State Address – (800) 461-9941

NOTE: The Interstate Office assists claimants that have moved out-of-state with Arkansas claims processing.

Questions & Answers

  1. Mark Hayden says:

    How will benefits be affected by a lump sum severance?

    • Martin says:

      Since the severance is a one-time lump sum payment, you can apply for benefits right away.

      The payout amount should be declared as an income.

  2. Randall L Bedwell says:

    I need to know how to get a letter tell about me get unemployment during the years of 2009 thur 2011 this is very important it is for the Vetarns dept on a claim or a number to call for this. Thanks

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