Your family's guide to being healthy and strong during the Coronavirus Pandemic as well as being fully educated and prepared for this and other potential Rhode Island and national emergencies.
FINANCIAL HELP (for individuals and businesses)
Includes HOUSING and basic needs, small business FUNDING, tech support, COVID supplies, Employment/Unemployment help, and more ...
National and Local Financial Information Services Related to COVID-19
(also see page on Resources - CLICK HERE)
Information, resources and services related to the financial consequences of losing a loved one due to COVID-19.
Army Emergency Relief
Financial Assistance for Army members
866-878-6378 or call Red Cross SAF at 877-272-7337
Aunt Bertha The Social Care Network
Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
The Brave of Heart Fund
The Fund is designed to provide financial support in the form of charitable relief grants to support the families of healthcare workers who lose their lives to COVID-19.
The CARES Act was passed by the Federal Government to provide financial support to citizens while they are being affected by the virus. The attached link allows the client to check the status of that payment.
Carson's Village helps families deal with complexities of loss, from organizing and paying for a funeral to healing from loss through therapy and every step in between.
Community Action Programs in RI
224 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, RI
Covid-19 Healthwell Foundation
Assistance with costs associated with delivered food, medication, diagnostics, transportation and telehealth as a result of COVID-19 risk or incidence.
There are thousands of disabled veterans in need, and DAV is here to help. In response to this unprecedented event, we are establishing a COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide help to service-connected disabled veterans who have lost employment.
1-888-604-0234 (Local Telephone numbers are available on website)
Healthcare.gov - Marketplace coverage & Coronavirus
You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period or a change in Marketplace plan if COVID-19 impacts your income, existing health insurance or household.
1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)
COVID-19 Insurance Premium Payment Assistance Fund.
Provides 24/7 resources by phone & online for currently serving military and veterans for one year after separation. Provides free non-medical and financial counseling, MilSpouse employment and transition assistance, specialty consultations and orderable materials at no cost. Funded by DoD.
National Veterans Foundation
Information and Crisis Hotline for all Veterans and their families
Navy Marine Corp Relief Society
Financial assistance for Navy and Marine Corp members
(800)-654-8364 or call Red Cross SAF at 877-272-7337
National non-profit that connects people to programs that will help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs - offering national COVID-19 services programs.
Navicore Solutions is a national leader in the field of nonprofit financial counseling
Faced with the ﬁnancial reality of job loss, business interruption, credit issues, and debt, affected Americans need the support of HOPE Inside Disaster, HOPE's division for disaster preparedness and recovery. HOPE Inside Disaster is the only ﬁnancial emergency preparedness and recovery service in the country. Operation HOPE pioneered the new federal policy space of emergency disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Our teams assist in response to federally-declared disasters to serve as a ﬁnancial advocate for local residents and small business owners.
Pandemic of Love
Pandemic of Love is a grassroots, mutual aid organization with chapters all over the country. Our mission is to provide financial assistance to individuals and families impacted by COVID-19. That assistance comes through a direct match with a donor who directly transfers funds to the recipient or pays a bill(s) for them to help alleviate suffering and a burden in some way. Our donors most often assist with things like rent, utility payments, cell phone bills, health insurance premiums, medical bills, funeral costs and groceries/essentials.
Social Security Administration
How Social Security can help you when a family member dies (Available in English and Spanish)
1-800-772-1213 or TTY 1-800-325-0778 if you are deaf or hard of hearing
Covid-19 Economic Help
CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:
COVID-19 SUPPORT– SBA small business funding (PPP and EIDL)
COVID-19 SUPPORT– Non-SBA small business funding
COVID-19 SUPPORT – Tech help for small business
COVID-19 SUPPORT – Supplies for small businesses
COVID-19 SUPPORT – Resources for restaurants and retail
COVID-19 SUPPORT – Face covering rules and resources
COVID-19 SUPPORT – Relief for tenants and employees
COVID-19 – FAQs
RI Department of Labor & Training
COVID-19 Assistance Line: 401-462-2020
COVID-19 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is where you get help and apply for unemployment insurance including specific COVID related support, job training, opportunities, resources and more.
Jobseekers can visit www.EmployRI.org to find jobs as well as other important resources including information on unemployment insurance, resume tips and other COVID-19 updates. Employers looking to hire quickly can post jobs on EmployRI for free and dedicated specialists at SkillsRI will facilitate matches with qualified candidates.
Provides necessary guidance and mandatory protocols for the safe re-opening of Rhode Island's diverse businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic including workplace resources. These protocols can and likely will change during the year if/when cases of COVID-19 fluctuate.
NEW! Rhode Island renters struggling to cover rent and utility payments due to COVID may qualify for up to 12 months of emergency assistance thanks to the new federal relief aid. The program can pay for rent and utilities owed back to April 1, 2020 and can also cover up to three months of upcoming rent. Renters may apply for help with paying for utilities even if they do not need help paying for rent. There is no monthly cap on eligible rent relief and in some instances, an additional 3 months of assistance may be available
ATTENTION LANDLORDS: Please! Are you willing to work with housing programs? The issue of housing availablity is critical and we are facing a homelessness Crisis. These programs provide guaranteed income for landlords and incentive bonuses.
If you need to submit paperwork or a payment, please mail to:
RIHousing, 44 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
HomeSafe Initiative, which provides one-time temporary financial assistance to eligible Rhode Island residents facing a short-term housing crisis. Assistance is available for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 emergencies.
Rental Assistance Programs in RI CLICK HERE!
Eviction Resources for Renters:
visit Safe Harbor Housing Program or call 211. Crossroads Rhode Island,
or email email@example.com.
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Protect yourself and your customers
Learn about safety guidelines for re-opening here:
https://www.reopeningri.com & https://commerceri.com/
Do you need access to personal protection equipment (PPE)? These resources can help:
Rhode Island Commerce – COVID-19 Business Resources:
Face Covering Rules and Resources: