Jobs & COVID: Unemployment and Emergency Aid
September 16, 2021
The pandemic has affected everyone in some shape or form and unfortunately many people continue to be without help. Some may not qualify and/or not know about all the different organizations and companies that have put these resources together. They contribute to nonprofits and individuals which gets more specific by state. Even though many states and businesses have lifted covid restrictions you might still be eligible to receive help. A few national/generic ones are listed as well as a few websites that have a ton of information concerning your specific situation. Please do not hesitate to use these resources as this is what they are there for! National:
Government Stimulus - Economic Impact Payments - This IRS web page lets non-filers enter their payment information and others to check on the status of their stimulus payment.
Government Stimulus - What you need to know from the IRS - An FAQ page created by the IRS to answer your questions about the stimulus payments. Moonlighting.com - A leading freelance & work-from-home job site is offering free job searching and access to its business tools to help independent workers better manage jobs and gigs.
A Better Balance - A free helpline (call or email) that offers answers to questions about the law for workers facing issues at work related to sick, family, or medical leave.
National and local COVID-19 resources for undocumented communities - A continuously updated crowd-sourced google doc available in English and Spanish. Recursos Nacionales y locales para comunidades indocumentadas disponible en inglés y español.
Student Relief Fund - Resources for college students in need of support due to a COVID-19 campus shutdown (note: organization does not offer financial assistance)
Homelessness and Housing
Schools & Daycare Centers