There are several programs for people who have become permanently unemployed due to a company closing, a company moving out of state or country, or company downsizing. In these cases, you lost your job through no fault of your own. Two excellent programs are TAA and WIA. They will pay for up to two years of schooling or retraining in a field of your choice while still allowing you to draw your unemployment the entire time you are going to school. It allows you to retrain and most people dont even know it exists. Investigate more regarding these programs through local unemployment office.