Frequently Asked Questions About the CARES Act and PUA Program

Ohio, like every other state in the nation, has received federal funding for individuals made jobless as a result of the Coronavirus crisis. Benefits are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program.

In order to speed up the weekly claim filing process the Ohio Department of Job and Family services has announced an application schedule based on the first letter of your last name (see table below).

If you have experienced a lay-off, furlough, or your job has otherwise been impacted click here for a summary of the programs created by the federal CARES Act.

For answers to questions regarding eligibility, how to apply, benefits, and other frequently asked questions click here.

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