On March 19, 2020, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced the immediate closure of offices to in-person applicants. If you are unemployed at this time, please be advised you can apply for benefits via the IDES’ online website.
Here is the temporary closure announcement:
3/19/20 – The health and safety of our customers and staff are of highest importance. In order to protect everyone through social distancing, IDES offices are closed to the public until further notice.
You may access IDES services using the following methods:To file an Unemployment Insurance claim, click here.