During this challenging time, Westgate Resorts has gathered together a collection of resources specifically for the residents of the State of Mississippi. Just like many of you, we are closely monitoring new developments regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in this state, and we are actively meeting the challenge by providing donations, information, and resources to our local community. At Westgate, our heart goes out to those affected by this health crisis and we hope that the following resources and information will be helpful in allowing residents to access various state resources in the area(s) listed below to better manage this crisis.
When filing for Mississippi unemployment benefits you will be required to list the employer’s name which is located on your pay statement or is listed on your 2019 W-2. The employer’s mailing address of record is: P.O. Box 690457, Orlando, FL 32869-0457 and the employer phone number is 407-355-1682. Should you require assistance please contact Mississippi Department of Employment Services 888-844-3577 or at www.mdes.ms.gov/unemploymentclaims.
Last Update - 05/06/2020
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security - File your claim online.
If this is your first time filing for unemployment please watch this video on unemployment basics.
Citizens seeking unemployment insurance (UI) are directed to use the Department of Labor and Industrial Relation’s UI hotline 1-800-320-2519
Explore career options.
SNAP Employment and Training
Can help SNAP participants gain workforce skills training and other career and technical training to increase their ability to obtain regular employment that leads to economic self-sufficiency
Online application - SNAP/TANF/Medicaid/LIHEAP
United Way of the Mid-South (serving Tunica County)
Domestic Violence Support/Shelters:
House of Grace
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: 800-656-4673
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-784-2433
Elderly Abuse Hotline: 800-329-0210