For Release: July 26, 2010
Contact: Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646
IowaWORKS Manchester Office Temporarily Closed
Workforce services available in Dubuque or Oelwein
MANCHESTER – Due to the recent flooding in Northeast Iowa, the IowaWORKS Manchester office is temporarily closed. Until further notice, services will be available at the offices in Oelwein and Dubuque.
IowaWORKS Oelwein Office
400 South Frederick Avenue
Hours: 8:30 – 4:30PM Monday - Friday
Phone: (319) 283-2751
IowaWORKS Dubuque Office
680 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Hours: 8:00 – 4:30PM Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri
9:00 – 4:30PM Wednesday
Phone: (563) 556-5800
Individuals who may be eligible for the recently extended unemployment insurance benefits will receive written notification for reactivating their claims. Initial payments for individuals who continued with their weekly reporting will begin being paid on approximately July 29th and 30th. Claimants needing to add past weeks will be able to do so via the toll-free system at 800-850-5627 or online at
https://uiclaims.iwd.iowa.gov/weeklyclaims/ beginning Tuesday, July 27th. If a claimant is unable to report weeks via the 800 number or online system, staff at one of the 55 field offices across the state will provide assistance.