Division of Temporary Disability and Family Leave InsuranceURL reading ( My Leave Benefits . NJ . Gov )

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Disability During Unemployment

Have an illness, injury, pregnancy or other physical or mental health condition but haven't worked recently and/or are collecting Unemployment benefits?

You may be eligible for Disability During Unemployment (DDU) benefits, a combination of Temporary Disability and Unemployment Insurance.
Manage an Existing Claim
Learn About Disability During Unemployment (DDU) Benefits:

Print an Application

Although the quickest way to apply is online, you can print out a paper application to submit by mail or fax if you prefer.


Contact DDU

Phone: 609-292-3349 / 609-292-3842  Fax: 609-292-9209
  Disability During Unemployment
    PO Box 956 | Trenton | NJ | 08625-0956


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Unemployed Due to COVID-19?

If you are unable or unavailable to work due to certain COVID-19 medical reasons but your earnings or employment history do not qualify you for Disability During Unemployment, or you exhausted your regular unemployment benefits, you may qualify for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

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NJDOL Benefits and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out which benefits and protections you may be eligible for.

Click here to learn about benefits for COVID-19 related circumstancesLEARN MORE >