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The Department Directory provides access to contact information for EDD program areas.

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Phone listing for general information for the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program and information on filing a claim.

Self-Service

The DI Automated Phone Information System is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English and Spanish.

  • English: 1-800-480-3287
  • Spanish: 1-866-658-8846

EDD Representative

EDD representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays.

  • English: 1-800-480-3287
  • Spanish: 1-866-658-8846

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

The EDD offers two ways to reach an EDD representative by phone:

California Relay Service (711) – Provide the DI number (1-800-480-3287) to the operator.

TTY: 1-800-563-2441 (This number does not accept voice calls.)

For additional information and a listing of office locations, visit State Disability Office Locations.

Office locations, phone listing, and fax numbers for employers and agents.

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

The EDD offers two ways to reach an EDD representative by phone:

California Relay Service (711) – Provide the Payroll Tax Assistance number (1-888-745-3886) to the operator.

TTY: 1-800-547-9565 (This number does not accept voice calls.)

Phone listing for general information for the Paid Family Leave (PFL) program and information on filing a claim.

Self-Service

The PFL Automated Phone Information System is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • English: 1-877-238-4373
  • Spanish: 1-877-379-3819
  • Cantonese: 1-866-692-5595
  • Vietnamese: 1-866-692-5596
  • Armenian: 1-866-627-1567
  • Punjabi: 1-866-627-1568
  • Tagalog: 1-866-627-1569

EDD Representative

EDD representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays.

  • English: 1-877-238-4373
  • Spanish: 1-877-379-3819
  • Cantonese: 1-866-692-5595
  • Vietnamese: 1-866-692-5596
  • Armenian: 1-866-627-1567
  • Punjabi: 1-866-627-1568
  • Tagalog: 1-866-627-1569

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

The EDD offers two ways to reach an EDD representative by phone:

California Relay Service (711) – Provide the PFL number (1-877-238-4373) to the operator.

TTY: 1-800-445-1312 (This number does not accept voice calls.)

For additional information and a listing of office locations, visit State Disability Office Locations.

Phone listing for general Unemployment Insurance benefit information, information on filing a claim, and benefit payment information.

Self-Service

The UI Self-Service Phone Line  is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English and Spanish. In addition to the services listed above, you can also certify for continuing benefits through EDD Tele-CertSM, request duplicate Form 1099G tax information, and locate your nearest America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM.

  • English: 1-866-333-4606
  • Spanish: 1-866-333-4606

EDD Representative

EDD representatives are available by phone at the following numbers Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Pacific Time, except on California state holidays.

  • English: 1-800-300-5616
  • Spanish: 1-800-326-8937
  • Cantonese: 1-800-547-3506
  • Mandarin: 1-866-303-0706
  • Vietnamese: 1-866-692-5596

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

The EDD offers two ways to reach an EDD representative by phone:

California Relay Service (711) - Provide a UI number listed directly above to the operator.

TTY: 1-800-815-9387 (This number does not accept voice calls.) 

General and job center information for job seekers and employers. All phone services are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays.

  • EDD Office Locator to locate your nearest job center and contact information.
  • Phone: 916-654-7799 for general workforce services information.
  • TTY Users: Call the California Relay Service at 711.

To find a job, list a job opening, and other online employment services.

  • CalJOBSSM
  • For assistance with CalJOBS, call the CalJOBS Customer Service line at 1-800-758-0398.

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

California Relay Service (711) – Provide the Workforce Services number (916-654-7799) to the operator.

America’s Job Center of California

The America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) is a collaboration of local, state, private, and public entities that provide comprehensive and innovative employment services and resources to meet the needs of the California workforce.

Labor Market Information

If you have any Labor Market Information related questions, comments, or suggestions there are several ways to contact us:

Labor Market Information Division:

  • Phone: 916-262-2162
  • Fax: 916-262-2352
  • TTY Users: Call the California Relay Service at 711 and provide the number listed above to the operator.

Deaf or hard of hearing customers

California Relay Service (711) - Provide the Labor Market Information number (916-262-2162) to the operator.

Labor Market Consulting Services:

The EDD offers Labor Market consulting services to help workforce partners (such as Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act boards and staff, America’s Job Center of California staff, educators, and those engaged in economic development) and employers; find, access, and use labor market information and services. Visit Labor Market Consultants (by COUNTY) for a current phone and email listing of Labor Market consultants throughout the state.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can receive interpretive, job placement, and follow-up services to help you find a job or receive EDD services.

Contact the EDD by using the TTY toll-free numbers, which will put you in direct contact with a representative:

  • Disability Insurance: (TTY) 1-800-563-2441
  • Employment Tax: (TTY) 1-800-547-9565
  • Paid Family Leave: (TTY) 1-800-445-1312
  • Unemployment Insurance: (TTY) 1-800-815-9387

If you have comments, suggestions, or complaints please forward them to:

  • Ask EDD, or
  • Employment Development Department
    800 Capitol Mall, MIC 83
    Sacramento, CA 95814