Community Resources for Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak

NYS Unemployment Assistance https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

New Unemployment Filing Flowchart https://labor.ny.gov/ui/cares-act.shtm

Download Cares-act-need-to-know-flowchart.pdf

NYS Paid Family Leave (if you are quarantined yourself) https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/if-you-are-quarantined-yourself

NYS Paid Family Leave (if you are caring for family member) https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/paid-family-leave-family-care

NYS Paid Family Leave (if you're caring for a dependent because school is closed)  https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/if-your-minor-dependent-child-quarantined

Local Sources for Assistance  http://211.org/services/covid19

For answers to questions regarding the stimulus package and updates to unemployment insurance - view these Q&A's compiled by The New York Times:  Download New York Times - Answers to our questions - 3-28-2020.pdf

 Financial Information

  • https://www.employeebenefitadviser.com/news/coronavirus-quarantine-is-a-good-time-to-rethink-financial-wellness-benefits
  • https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/26/coronavirus-giving-you-financial-anxiety-how-to-avoid-debt-during-pandemic.html
  • https://insurancenewsnet.com/innarticle/covid-19-that-someday-event-clients-were-told-to-prepare-for#.Xn4d5HIpA2w

Childcare Resources for Families During the COVID-19 School Closure

https://www.niskayunaschools.org/childcare-available-through-ymca-for-healthcare-workers-first-responders/

How COVID impacts your job search https://www.orlandojobs.com/article/help-for-your-job-search-during-coronavirus-covid-19-uncertainty-important/

Local Companies that are Hiring

https://cbs6albany.com/news/coronavirus/looking-for-a-job-companies-hiring-new-workers-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

Local Resources for Families - COVID-19

Download Document in Community Resources - COVID-19.pdf

Free resources for kids while home

  • eBooks & Videos

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-prek-k.html

https://www.popsugar.com/family/indoor-home-activities-for-kids-47308072

http://www.openculture.com/

 FREE HTML & CSS course via Facebook Live:        https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyCanCode/

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave

Download FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf

Information on US Government Benefits

https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

US Government Stimulus Payments

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know

 CDC Coronavirus Updates:  

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Pet Food Pantry https://mohawkhumane.org/pet-food-pantry

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