Disaster Unemployment Assistance

  • Claimants

    1. Please visit Jobs4TN to file for unemployment as soon as possible.
    2. Among the questions, pay special attention to the following:
      Q: Are you unemployed as a direct result of a natural disaster? 
      A: Yes

      Q: Reason for Separation:
      A: Disaster/ Lack  of Work

    If the Internet is unavailable, you may expedite the process by visiting your local American Job Center or mobile Career Coach located at:

    American Job Center - Sevierville
    1216 Graduate Drive
    Sevierville, TN 37862 (Google Maps)
    Mondays through Fridays 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    DRC #1 at Gatlinburg Community Center
    156 Proffitt Road
    Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (Google Maps)
    Wednesday, January 4 - Friday, January 6 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location(s) are subject to change; updates will be provided as they occur.

    We are also available by calling our natural disaster support line at 844-436-7117 (option 1).

  • Employers

    1. Please download the appropriate Mass Layoff instructions and template.
    2. Once completed, please email the template to Mass.Layoff@tn.gov.

    If you have any questions, you may email us at Employer.Helpdesk@tn.gov or call our natural disaster support line at 844-436-7117 (option 2).