New Unemployment Procedure due to a Large Influx of Kentuckians Filing

The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has started a new  procedure in effort to help the large influx of Kentuckians filing for unemployment insurance benefits. Also new local office phone lines.

If you are filing for unemployment insurance  you should follow a schedule that follows the first initial of your last name as to what day your claim can be filed. The schedule is below.




Kentucky Career Center’s phone numbers and locations are below.

Bowling Green area 270-746-7425
Elizabethtown area 270-766-5115
Covington area 859-292-6666
Hazard area 888-503-1423
Hopkinsville area 270-889-6509
Lexington area 859-233-5940
Louisville area 502-595-4003
Morehead area 606-783-8525
Owensboro area 270-686-2502
Paducah area 270-575-7000
Prestonsburg area 888-503-1423
Somerset area 606-677-4124

You can also call the UI Help Line at 502-564-2900, if they have questions.

Source: Lex18 & Kentucky Career Center