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Reemployment Assistance

Governor DeSantis reminded Floridians that if their employment has been negatively impacted because of mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, these Floridians may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance.

    • Individuals who are eligible for Reemployment Assistance may include:
    • Those who are quarantined by a medical professional or a government agency,
    • Those who are laid off or sent home without pay for an extended period by their employer due to COVID-19 concerns; and
    • Those who are caring for an immediate family member who is diagnosed with COVID-19

Governor DeSantis and the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) encourage any Floridian whose employment has been negatively impacted as a result of COVID-19 to visit and click on the Reemployment Assistance Service Center to learn more about the program and to watch a short video on how to apply.

Apply for Benefits

Have you already applied?

Because of COVID-19 related layoffs, we know you are experiencing problems talking to someone about your Reemployment Assistance Claim.

The very best number to call is still: 1-800-204-2418

Please be consistent, keep calling them until a spot opens up in their telephone system and when connected to an operator, you will then be able to talk to someone about your claim.