Welcome to the official website of Jefferson County New York

Employment & Training Links

If you have been laid off...File for unemployment benefits now...

www.labor.ny.gov or call 1-888-209-8124

The only way to know if you qualify for benefits is to apply.

*NYS is waiving the 7-Day waiting period for Unemployment Insurance Benefits for people who are out of work due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) closures or quarantines.

1-877-358-5306 (out of state residents)
For Hearing Impaired (TTY/TDD):
Call 1-800-662-1220 ask the relay operator to call 1-888-783-1370

Job Search Resources

Labor Market Information

Business Resources

Training & Education

Funding and Grants to Return to School

Veteran Resources