Reemployment Assistance

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The new way to claim your weekly Reemployment Assistance benefits.

Reemployment Assistance, formerly known as Unemployment Compensation Program, provides temporary financial assistance to help qualified, unemployed individuals while they are looking for a new job. 

Questions or concerns regarding Reemployment Assistance benefits must be directed to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) at 1 (800) 204-2418, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This agency is unique and separate from CareerSource Pinellas. CareerSource Pinellas does not have access to the systems necessary to assist you with Reemployment Assistance claims. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Download the Florida RA Online Claims Process booklets: