In January 2010, Governor John Lynch announced a program to assist employers and employees in New Hampshire, called New Hampshire Working. In July 2013, Pathway to Work was added to the New Hampshire Working initiative to assist claimants interested in self-employment assistance.
What Is the Pathway To Work Initiative?
The Pathway To Work Initiative is a voluntary program to assist unemployed claimants start their own businesses. Allows eligible unemployed claimants to continue to receive their unemployment benefits while working full time to start businesses in New Hampshire. Provides financial support while they access the resources, information, and training they need to get their businesses off the ground.
Who Is Eligible?
All New Hampshire residents who are:
How Do I Collect My Benefits?
What If I Decide I Don’t Want To Continue With Starting A Business?
You must inform your Employment Services Representative immediately. No issue will be created on your claim. This is a voluntary program. You will be required to resume work search and meet all eligibility requirements for unemployment benefits.
How Do I Get Started?
Forms and Publications
New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
32 South Main Street | Concord NH 03301 | 603-224-3311 | 1-800-852-3400
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
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