Disaster Unemployment Assistance

  • Claimants

    1. Please visit Jobs4TN to file for unemployment as soon as possible.
    2. Among the questions, pay special attention to the following:

    Q: Are you unemployed as a direct result of a natural disaster? 
    A: Yes

    Q: Reason for Separation:
    A: Disaster/ Lack  of Work

        • If the Internet is unavailable, you may expedite the process by visiting your local American Job Center or mobile Career Coach located at:

          American Job Center - Sevierville
          1216 Graduate Drive
          Sevierville, TN 37862 (Google Maps)
          Mondays through Fridays 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

          DRC #1 at Gatlinburg Community Center
          156 Proffitt Road
          Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (Google Maps)
          Wednesday, January 4 - Friday, January 6 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

        • Location(s) are subject to change; updates will be provided as they occur.

    We are also available by calling our natural disaster support line at 844-436-7117 (option 1).

  • Employers

    1. Please download the Mass Layoff instructions and template.
    2. Once completed, please email the template to Mass.Layoff@tn.gov.
    • If you have any questions, you may email us at Employer.Helpdesk@tn.gov or call our natural disaster support line at 844-436-7117 (option 2).
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