COVID 19 RESOURCES
CAN’T FIGURE OUT WHO TO CALL, WHERE TO GO, AND WHAT TO DO?
New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: *New Jersey 211* Community Resource, Referrals, Basic Needs Resource for NJ Residents
Access Live help on COVID-19 information to connect to NJ-specific resources. The live operator will be able to share county-specific resources for an individual situation. Also, you can access information about community resources such as shelters, food banks, and senior services.
COVID-19 Alerts: If you would like to receive text messages regarding updates and alerts, please text “NJCOVID” to 898-211. Sign up for alerts, today.
Housing and rent assistance
New Jersey Rental Assistance and Mortgage relief information: Governor Murphy issued an Executive Order, which states that any lessee, tenant, homeowner or any other person shall not be removed from a residential property as the result of an eviction or foreclosure proceeding. Your landlord cannot remove you from your home during this emergency.
NJ DCAid: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will allow you to start an online screening process to check eligibility for the NJ Assistance Programs supporting housing and energy assistance. These include temporary assistance to households who are being evicted due to a short- term loss of income and temporary financial assistance to help pay for housing and case management and services to maintain housing. There are also programs available to help veterans, low-income families, the elderly, single-parents, and more. Find out if you’re eligible for NJ Housing/Rental Assistance.
Small business and employment opportunity
CREDIT KARMA: If finances have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the credit card issuer may be offering some debt relief, such as waived fees or deferred payments. Credit Karma collected information from major issuers to learn what they’re offering and how to get help.
A self-organizing network of 2500+ volunteer mental health professionals, spiritual care providers, stress-reduction experts, healers, and community-builders who have stepped up to provide support during this crisis. All essential workers, their families, and any uninsured individuals in the New York City Metro area are eligible to receive support from the network.