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South Carolina Unemployment Office

The best way to interact with the South Carolina unemployment office is online. Whether you need to file for unemployment insurance benefits, submit weekly benefits claims, request an appeal, or check the status of your payments, you can use your MyBenefits account to do so quickly and easily. When you need assistance with your DEW account, you can also use the TelClaim service to get help and answers to common questions. In addition, you can visit your local SC Works Center where someone can help you file for unemployment insurance online, and answer any questions or address concerns.  

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South Carolina Unemployment Office Contact Information

DEW Homepage:

File Online:

TelClaim: 1-866-831-1724

TelClaim for Out-of-State Residents: 1-866-831-1725

Interstate Claims Online Filing Assistance: 1-800-529-8339

SC Department of Employment and Workforce Main Line: 803-737-2400

TTY: 711

Administrative Headquarters

1550 Gadsden Street

P.O. Box 995

Columbia, South Carolina 29202