Tuscaloosa, Alabama has a unemployment office open to assist people who have lost their jobs, both in finding unemployment and in filing claims for unemployment benefits. Even though unemployment insurance compensation claims are filed with the state of Alabama by telephone or through the Department of Industrial Relations' online claims system, staff at the Tuscaloosa office can provide UI filing assistance, as well as access to touch-tone telephones and personal computers with Internet access. In addition to help in filing claims for unemployment insurance benefits, the center helps displaced workers search for employment opportunities in the Tuscaloosa area and in the preparation and submission of job resumes to prospective employers. Copy machines and faxes are also provided at the unemployment office. The unemployment office, serving Tuscaloosa County, Alabama has a large parking lot if you drive there. You should be able to reach the office using the Tuscaloosa Transit services.
A Veterans Employment Representative is available at the Tuscaloosa office by appointment to assist former members of the military. Job seekers who do not have a high school diploma can receive assistance for preparing to take a High School Equivalency exam in order to receive a GED.
Tuscaloosa Area Career Center
202 Skyland Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Telephone: (205) 758-7591 and (205) 759-2576
Fax: (205) 758-1925
Veterans Representatives: (205) 758-7591 ext. 250 and ext. 239
The office is open from 8:00 am until 4:45 pm, on Monday to Friday.
Updated November 21, 2013