Kansas Unemployment Contact Information
Use the following numbers to contact the unemployment office. Please be prepared to wait for longer times if filing or claiming weekly benefits by phone.
Kansas Unemployment Phone Numbers
|1||Kansas Unemployment Benefits Administration||(785) 291-6100|
|2||Unemployment Customer Service - Topeka Area||(785) 575-1460|
|3||Unemployment Customer Service - Kansas City Area||(913) 596-3500|
|4||Unemployment Customer Service - Wichita Area||(316) 383-9947|
|5||Unemployment Customer Service - Outside Local Areas||(800) 292-6333|
|6||File Weekly Claims - Topeka Area||(785) 296-4337|
|7||File Weekly Claims - Kansas City Area||(913) 287-6913|
|8||File Weekly Claims - Wichita Area||(316) 269-0633|
|10||Appeals (fax)||(785) 291-6086|
|11||Report Fraud||(785) 581-7300|
|12||Report Fraud (fax)||(785) 296-5779|
|13||1099-G Phone Line (Topeka Area)||(785) 741-8400|
|14||1099-G Phone Line (Outside Topeka Area)||(888) 499-0063|
|15||UI Asset Recovery||(785) 296-3609|
|16||Work Share Program||(785) 291-6132|
|17||Trade Adjustment Allowances (TRA)||(785) 291-6142|
|18||UI Tax Employer Contributions||(785) 296-5027|
Kansas Unemployment Benefits Administration
- Phone Number: (785) 291-6100
If you have questions about your eligibility for unemployment benefits or need to get started with your claim, this is the number to call. Staff is available to provide general guidance on your unemployment benefits.
Kansas Unemployment Customer Service Numbers
- Topeka Area: (785) 575-1460
- Kansas City Area: (913) 596-3500
- Wichita Area: (316) 383-9947
- Outside Local Areas: (800) 292-6333
These numbers are your go-to for specific issues with your unemployment claim. Whether it’s a problem with payments, calculating weekly benefits, or updating your information, customer service can help you sort it out.
File Weekly Claims
- Topeka Area: (785) 296-4337
- Kansas City Area: (913) 287-6913
- Wichita Area: (316) 269-0633
After your initial unemployment claim is approved, you need to file weekly claims and perform work search activities to keep getting payments. Call these numbers to file your weekly claims based on your location.
- Phone: (785) 296-1800
- Fax: (785) 291-6086
- Phone: (785) 581-7300
- Fax: (785) 296-5779
Suspect someone is cheating the unemployment system? Use these phone numbers to report Kansas unemployment fraud.
Kansas Unemployment Office Locations
KANSASWORKS Workforce Centers are a great resource for all things related to employment and job training. With knowledgeable professionals to assist you, these centers are designed to help you succeed in the Kansas job market.
|1||Cowley County Workforce Center||125 S. 2nd Cowley College, Galle Johnson Hall Arkansas City, KS 67005||620-441-5313||Monday & Wednesday, 9:00am-12noon and 1:00pm-5:00pm|
|2||KANSASWORKS Chanute||800 W. 14th Street Chanute, KS 66720||620-432-0358||M, T, W, 8am-1pm 2pm-5pm; Th 9am-1am 2pm-5pm; Appt Only: F, 8am-1pm 2pm-5pm|
|3||Colby Workforce Center Center temporarily closed||350 South Range Suite 5 Colby, KS 67701||785-462-2024||Monday-Friday 8:00 am:5:00 pm|
|4||KANSASWORKS Dodge City||236 N. San Jose Dr. RM 45A Dodge City, KS 67801||620-227-2149||M-F 9:00 am-4:30 p.m.|
|5||Butler Workforce Center||524 N. Main El Dorado, KS 67042-3180||316-321-2350||M-Th 8:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|6||Southeast KANSASWORKS Emporia Workforce Center||215 W. 6th Ave Suite 107 Emporia, KS 66801||620-342-3355||Monday - Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm- 5:00pm, Open at 9am on Thursday|
|7||KANSASWORKS Garden City||107 East Spruce Street Garden City, KS 67846-0994||620-276-2339||Mon - Fri 8am-5pm|
|8||Goodland Workforce Center||204 West 11th Street Goodland, KS 67735||785-890-2422||Monday-Friday 8:00 am:5:00 pm|
|9||KANSASWORKS Great Bend||1025 Main Street Great Bend, KS 67530-4429||620-793-5445||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|10||KANSASWORKS Hays||332 East 8th Street Hays, KS 67601-4145||785-625-5654||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|11||KANSASWORKS Hutchinson||609 East 14th Hutchinson, KS 67501||620-665-3559||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|12||KANSASWORKS Independence||317 N. Pennsylvania Independence, KS 67301||620-332-5904||Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|13||Junction City Workforce Center||1012 A West 6th Street Junction City, KS 66441-3998||785-762-8870||Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm|
|14||Wyandotte County Workforce Partnership||626 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66101||913-279-2600||M, Wed, Th, F 8am - 5pm: Tues 9am - 5pm|
|15||Lawrence Workforce Center||2920 Haskell Avenue Suite 2 Lawrence, KS 66046-4642||785-840-9675||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|16||Leavenworth County Workforce Center||515 Limit Street Suite 200 Leavenworth, KS 66048||913-651-1800||Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, 8am - 5pm and Thurs 9am - 5pm|
|17||Johnson County Workforce Center||8535 Bluejacket Street Lenexa, KS 66214-1656||913-577-5900||M,TU,TH,F 8:00 am - 5pm:W, 9am - 5pm|
|18||Manhattan Workforce Center||322 Houston St Suite 112 Manhattan, KS 66502-6111||785-539-5691||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|19||Southeast KANSASWORKS Pittsburg||216 North Broadway Suite K Pittsburg, KS 66762||620-231-4250||8:30am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm M, T, W, F and 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm on Th.|
|20||KANSASWORKS Salina||2259 S. 9th, Ste. 10 Box 7195 Salina, KS 67401||785-827-0385||8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|21||Topeka Workforce Center||1430 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612||785-235-5627||M-F 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.|
|22||Sumner County Workforce Center||215 S Washington Wellington, KS 67152||620-326-2659||Monday - Thursday 8:30 to Noon and 1:00 to 4:30|
|23||Wichita Workforce Center||2021 N. Amidon Suite 1100 Wichita, KS 67203||316-771-6800||M-Th 7am - 6pm, Friday 9am - 12pm|
KANSASWORKS Workforce Centers are invaluable hubs for job seekers, employers, and training providers. Offering a range of free services, these centers serve as one-stop shops for everything from career guidance to job training.
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Eligibility Checks for Funded Programs
Unsure if you can benefit from state or federal workforce programs? The staff will assess your situation and tell you which funded programs you can access. This includes free training opportunities and on-the-job apprenticeships.
Job Search and Application
The centers offer you resources and personnel to help find the job that suits your skills and interests. Once you find the right job listing, you can also apply for employment directly through the system.
On-the-Job Training and Apprenticeships
Discover a variety of on-the-job training programs and apprenticeships. These are not just for new entrants but also for those looking to switch careers.
If you’re considering entering a new career field, the center can connect you to state or federally-funded job training programs. This is a great way to acquire new skills without the financial burden.
If you’re unemployed, you can fulfill the requirements for Kansas unemployment insurance at these centers. They guide you through the entire process, ensuring you don’t miss out on any benefits you’re entitled to.
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