Florida Unveils Mobile-Friendly App For Unemployment Assistance

There's finally more help for Florida's unemployed seeking assistance.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has unveiled a new online app that should work on your mobile phone and allow people to file for unemployment benefits more easily.

You can find it here: FloridaJobs.org/RAApplication

Unemployment applications are available online. They’re also available at FedEx stores in Florida, where you can ship them for free.

You can pick up and drop off applications at these 26 libraries in Miami-Dade:

  • Allapattah Branch at 1799 NW 35 Street.
  • Arcola Lakes Branch at 8240 NW 7 Avenue.
  • California Club Branch at 700 Ives Dairy Road.
  • Coconut Grove Branch at 2875 McFarlane Road.
  • Concord Branch at 3882 SW 112 Avenue.
  • Coral Reef Branch at 9211 SW 152 Street.
  • Country Walk Branch at 15433 SW 137 Avenue.
  • Edison Center Branch at 531 NW 62 Street.
  • Fairlawn Branch at 6376 SW 8 Street.
  • Golden Glades Branch at 100 NE 166 Street.
  • Hialeah Gardens Branch at 11300 NW 87 Court.
  • Hispanic Branch Library at 1398 SW 1 Street.
  • Homestead Branch at 700 N. Homestead Boulevard.
  • International Mall Branch at 10315 NW 12 Street.
  • Kendale Lakes Branch at 15205 SW 88 Street.
  • Miami Beach Regional Library at 227 22nd Street.
  • Miami Lakes Branch at 6699 Windmill Gate Road.
  • Naranja Branch at 14850 SW 280 Street.
  • North Dade Regional Library at 2455 NW 183 Street.
  • North Shore Branch at 7501 Collins Avenue.
  • Northeast Dade – Aventura Branch at 2930 Aventura Boulevard.
  • Palm Springs North Branch at 17601 NW 78 Avenue.
  • South Miami Branch at 6000 Sunset Drive.
  • West Dade Regional Library at 9445 Coral Way.
  • West Flagler Branch at 5050 West Flagler Street.
  • West Kendall Regional Library at 10201 Hammocks Boulevard.

Residents can call (305) 375-2665 to find their nearest library location providing the printed applications.

In addition to that, the department has also provided downloadable PDFs of the applications:

Printable Unemployment Application in English

Printable Unemployment Application in Spanish

Printable Unemployment Application in Creole

Once you have completed the forms, the printable applications can then be mailed to:

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

P.O. Box 5350

Tallahassee, FL 32314-5350

**Note: Paper applications may take longer to process, according to the DEO.