Sorry to hear that.
My guest post Unemployed This Year? at the TurboTax Blog has some excellent detail on collecting benefits and some additional tax planning you can do to make the best of an otherwise tough time. Please have a read and let my friends at TurboTax know that Joe sent you.
Disclaimer – My posts at TurboTax are compensated. This one is not. It’s just a “hey, take a look” announcement. And my posts there are high quality, no throw away sound bites, just loads of good information on the subjects I know best.