There’s assistance for those who become unemployed or those who are self-employed and had work interrupted as a direct result of the Marshall Fire. DEADLINE TO APPLY FEBRUARY 3, 2022

Begin by filing an unemployment claim through MyUI+ –

  • File online, by phone at 303-318-9000
  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)  has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for individuals impacted by the Marshall Fire in Boulder County. The first step for any individuals looking to qualify for this assistance is to file a Standard Unemployment Insurance claim through MyUI+. If determined ineligible, the system will provide an application for Disaster UI Benefits. The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is February 3, 2022.
  • A claimant will be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in the following circumstances:
    • Do not qualify for regular state unemployment benefits
    • Worked or were self-employed or were scheduled to begin work or self-employment, but were unable to do so because of the disaster
    • Can no longer work or perform services because of physical damage or destruction to the place of employment as a direct result of the disaster
    • Cannot reach their place of employment as a direct result of the disaster
    • Have been prevented from work or self-employment because of an injury as a direct result of the disaster
    • Establish that work or self-employment they can no longer perform was their primary source of income
    • Have become the major support of a household because of the death of the head of the household
  • Workforce Boulder County Call Center: 720-776-0822, select Workforce Boulder County, then Select Job Seeker. You will be transferred to Unemployment directly.
  • CDLE Unemployment Insurance staff will be in Boulder County this week to help people in person.