Updated: Mar 24, 2020
Whether you're an entrepreneur or an employee, businesses closing and cutting hours have affected you in some way.
Here is a list of resources that may help during these hard times.
They provide short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis who, because they are working and live just above the poverty level, are ineligible for most types of conventional social assistance. Simply provide your last pay stub or most recent tax return and apply for immediate help.
If you don't need help you can donate by clicking https://www.modestneeds.org/donation/donate-now-online.asp
Small Business Association
For those of us who are Entrepreneurs or business owners, the SBA may be able to help.
Click here for more information
And here to apply for help
211 is an organization that helps with finding food, free childcare, and paying house bills.
Simply enter your zip code and search and see what type of help may be available to you.
https://www.benefits.gov/ can help provide links that may help and you can use their benefit finder tools to see what help you qualify for
Nolo will help you quickly collect unemployment as long as you were let go under a "No-fault" or told you cannot work because of disaster.
US Department of Labor
When a major disaster has been declared by the President, DUA is generally available to any unemployed worker or self-employed individual who lived, worked, or was scheduled to work in the disaster area at the time of the disaster; and due to the disaster:
no longer has a job or a place to work; or cannot reach the place of work; or cannot work due to damage to the place of work; or cannot work because of an injury caused by the disaster.
Simply enter your zip code and you will find a list of helpful resources.
I hope these are helpful. Please let me know if they are!
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