Important Notice

Holiday Unemployment Insurance Claims Processing Notice

With the  holiday season upon us, here are some tips to help you avoid unnecessary delay in receiving your benefit payment or filing your weekly claim.

All State of Vermont offices are closed in observance of Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017.

Your weekly claim for the week ending November 18, 2017 must be filed by Wednesday, November 22nd due to Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th are holidays.

Consider direct deposit to receive your benefits quicker and easier. When the direct deposit request is received the information is verified with your bank.  This can take up to ten days after request. For more information regarding direct deposit visit

Kids’ Chance of Vermont Educational Scholarships Awards

Kids’ Chance of Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year educational scholarship award. This scholarship is given to the children of Vermont’s injured workers.

Applications for a scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year must be turned in by Saturday, April 1st, 2018 by 4:30pm. To request an application, contact Keith Kasper, Esq. at Scholarships will be awarded by Wednesday, May 30th 2018.

For more information about the “Kids’ Chance of Vermont Educational Scholarships Awards” visit the “Kids Chance of Vermont” web site at