Massachusetts Veterans Service Officers Association Inc.

For your information:

As there maybe an impact in your office for financial assistance, you can assist in filing for a claim for unemployment benefits.

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued guidance to the states instructing state agencies to apply existing unemployment law flexibly related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The fastest way to file a claim is to apply for unemployment benefits online. People with special needs, disabilities, or language difficulties can use this form to contact DUA.

To assist individuals who cannot work due to the impact of COVID-19, the Baker-Polito administration has filed emergency legislation and emergency regulations that allow people impacted by COVID-19 to collect unemployment if their workplace is shut down. 

Notice The quickest way to file a successful unemployment claim is through the UI online portal 

Just a reminder, this online tool may assist you to connect with military and veteran families looking for assistance to apply for the benefits while most of us have suspended all face-to-face meetings with clients. 

Veterans: If you're experiencing a fever, cold or flu like sympstoms, please stay home to prevent the spread of respiratory illness. Contact your healthcare provider.  If you are enrolled in VA Healthcare, learn about VA Video Connect available now: