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How Can You Help Your Community During This Pandemic?



How Can You Help Your Community During This Pandemic? Here is a List of Suggested Organizations Actively Engaged in the COVID-19 Battle

Community resources: 

  • Aunt Bertha – The Social Care Network

    Search for free or reduced cost services by zip code, including medical care, food, job training, and more.

  • COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub

    • Psych Hub’s national coalition of mental health organizations provides a free resource hub to help people address their mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number that can provide information and referrals to health, human, and social service organizations. Visit 211.org.

  • Food

    • Call local 211 or search on their website here.

    • Apply online for SNAP (food stamps).  

    • To locate food pantries, type your address into Google. Click on the map that appears. Then click on the nearby button, type in “food pantries.”

  • Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities

    • You can call your local 211 or search on their website here.

    • You also can look for the following agencies in your area: Salvation Army, Community Action Agency, and Catholic Charities

    • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and/or the Weatherization program. This helps lower heating and cooling costs. Call 866.674.6327 or TTY 866.367.6228.