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How to Apply for Unemployment: State-By-State Guides

Dealing with the loss of a job is extremely difficult, especially during these unprecedented times. The Ascent staff is here for you in this season. Below, you'll find links to unemployment guides for different states. We'll update these guides as information changes. Check our coronavirus resources page for updates on other COVID-19 issues.

If you're unemployed due to the pandemic, you might qualify for a coronavirus hardship loan. Call your bank or credit union to find out if they're offering this type of loan.

We also offer resources to help with finding housing, applying for mortgage assistance, and paying for medical expenses, as well as a guide on what to do when you can't pay your bills.

To read more about getting your personal finances in order, please check out our collection of resources including how to pay off debt and how to raise your credit score.