Doors remain open at AR Division of Workforce Services due to COVID-19

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Published: Mar. 19, 2020 at 10:44 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services front lobby remains open in spite to concerns of COVID-19.

An AWDS representative told Region 8 News people can still go to their lobby to pick up a handbook or paper application, but are not seeing individuals on an individual base.

In a news release, ADWS announced they will still have service via email and telephone.

Ways to reach those services:

  • Unemployment insurance and job services: 870-935-5594
  • Division of the Blind: 800-960-9270
  • Ark. Rehab: 501-350-1745
  • WIOA: 870-930-2165
  • Adult Ed: 870-972-1732

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said he directed the state’s commerce department to make unemployment benefits “immediately available."

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