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Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. We will be happy to serve you when our offices reopen on Tuesday, May 30. Please be aware that claim payments may be delayed depending on your bank's schedule due to the federal holiday.

Connection Points

Connection Points are computer labs that provide information on how to file for unemployment insurance through DEW and career services offered through SC Works. More than 150 libraries, faith-based organizations, and nonprofits across the state connect the public with access to computers and resources for unemployment and reemployment services. You can find Connection Points near you by clicking on your region here.

Interested in becoming a Connection Point?

The application cycle is open! Click here to learn more about the Connection Points Expansion Grant and apply today.

501(c)(3) and other charitable organizations that have received a tax exemption and are located in an underserved community are eligible to apply. Funding to set up these computer labs include equipment, accessories, and technical services. 

View slides for a past Applicant Information Session here and read the transcribed Questions & Answers portion of the webinar here.

Please email any questions or requests for additional information to DEW's Grants Management team at