You can apply for SNAP Benefits to help supplement your food budget.
La Jornada, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Kissena Synergy, Mel for Progress, Gutsier Living, Flushing Interfaith Council, and other community organizations are mobilizing volunteers to call and deliver food to local residents. If you need emergency food assistance, fill out this form.
Gov. Cuomo has ended the seven-day waiting period before you can apply for unemployment if you have lost a W-2 job (restaurant/retail/etc.)
If you run a small business (incorporated as an LLC or other), you can apply for a no-interest loan and NYC will cover 40% of payroll costs for businesses with fewer than 5 employees.
There is a 90-day moratorium on evictions, so if you cannot pay rent you won't be kicked out. If your landlord issues a notice of eviction, call 311 to get help.
Spectrum is providing free internet for students.
Safer Drug Use Guidelines from the Harm Reduction Coalition
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 24/7, confidential and free: 1-800-273-8255 and through chat.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 24/7, confidential and free: 1-800-799-7233 and through chat.
The National Sexual Assault Hotline is 24/7, confidential and free: 800.656.HOPE (4673) and through chat.
The StrongHearts Native Helpline for domestic/sexual violence is available 7am-10pm CT, confidential, and specifically for Native communities: 1−844-762-8483.
The Trans LifeLine is staffed exclusively by trans operators is the only crisis line with a policy against non-consensual active rescue. 9am-3am CT: 1-877-565-8860.
National Parent Helpline Monday-Friday 12pm-9am CT emotional support and advocacy for parents: 1-855-427-2736.
Cancel Everything by Yascha Mounk (The Atlantic)