Important COVID 19 Links and Resources
Due to the ever changing situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure the health and safety our customers and employees, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development has determined that until further notice, Unemployment and MassHire Career Center Services will close walk-in traffic to the public but will remain open via online or telephone.
See below for important links related to filing for Unemployment Benefits
For support services related to COVID-19, please contact 211.
Services at the MassHire Greater Brockton Career Center will continue to be provided remotely. Staff will return voicemails within one business day. Appointments and workshops are being held through virtual meetings. General inquiries may be directed to (508) 513-3400.
Guidance for businesses
Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA)
ERMA will expand eligibility for rental and mortgage assistance to more low-income households who have been impacted by the crisis
Pandemic Unemployment Insurance
Pandemic Unemployment Insurance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of the Coronavirus public health emergency.
Attention Health Care Workers
There are two staffing portals to help fill urgent needs for healthcare workers during this crisis. One portal is for COVID-19 temporary care sites and one for long-term care facilities. Health and human services professionals are encourages to apply.