Helpline and info for questions related to COVID-19. Click here www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-greater-philadelphia-coronavirus-helpline-opened-by-health/. Updates also here www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/
Download this amazing document that lists Resources For Families in Philly including: FREE 24 hour a day video Lactation support app (Pacify); baby items (food, formula, diapers); WIC info; and things to do at home with your children as well as the COVID hotline. Click here for English and Spanish (coming soon)
Sign up here to reserve you place and get info https://www.phila.gov/2021-01-21-sign-up-to-reserve-your-place-in-line-for-the-covid-19-vaccine/
Click here to access handouts and more vax.phila.gov/index.php/notices/general-covid-19-vaccine-faq-sheet
Please click here from CDC about the safety and how good the vaccine works from the CDC. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/keythingstoknow.html
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. We are so sorry for your loss but please Click here for details https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance#eligible
Helps people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. It makes payments directly to your landlord. Go to https://phlrentassist.org to see if you are eligible. Click here for more info in Spanish
FREE. Must register. Access Centers provide Philadelphia’s most vulnerable students with a safe place for digital learning when caregivers work outside the home and have no childcare supports. Registration is required. www.phila.gov/programs/access-centers. The staff at these centers:
Please click here for great handout on eviction protections and here for Emergency Rental Assistance and here for comprehensive handout on ALL housing issues.
All resources can be found here www.phillytenant.org
Click here for info resources www.phila.gov/2020-03-20-help-with-housing-during-covid-19 and attached bilingual flyer for info if “you can’t pay your rent”
Eligible U.S. citizens or permanent residents who:
You can provide the necessary information to the IRS easily and quickly for no fee through Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info. The IRS will use this information to determine your eligibility and payment amount and send you an Economic Impact Payment. Click here to start www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here
If you are employed in Pennsylvania and are unable to work because of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), you may be eligible for Unemployment or Workers’ Compensation benefits. Click here for info www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/covid19.aspx
Also the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) which provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment benefits to individuals not eligible for regular unemployment compensation or extended benefits, including those who have exhausted all rights to such benefits. Click here www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/CARES-Act/Pages/PUA-FAQs.aspx
Click here for flyer on resources
Click here in multiple languages to find out how to get insurance during this pandemic. www.pccy.org/resource/howtogethealthinsuranceduringcovid19
Please click here for info on family leave. If a parent has been an employee for at least 30 days and cannot work/telework because s/he is caring for a child that’s at home due to a COVID-19-related school closure or regular caregiver unavailability, that parent is entitled to take Paid Expanded Family and Medical Leave (PFML) for up to 12 weeks. If the parent has not been an employee for at least 30 days, s/he is entitled to Emergency Paid Sick Leave for up to 2 weeks.
Please click here for handout or here for valuable info clsphila.org/coronavirus/information-for-philadelphia-workers-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
Click here to find free diapers, food, cribs, parenting supports and more www.phila.gov/2020-04-15-free-pregnancy-baby-and-toddler-supports-during-covid-19/ in Spanish here
For diapers: Call the Philadelphia Interfaith Network (215-246-4663) and Catholic Social Services (215-624-5920 Northeast Philadelphia, Casa del carmen: 267-331-2500, and Southwest Philadelphia: 215-724-8550).
A FREE mobile app that provides on-demand access to lactation specialists right from your smartphone. Get the app “Pacify” in the Apple Store or Google Play.
Enter the enrollment code PHILLY at signup for FREE 24/7 access. Bilingual Info here www.pacify.com/pdph
Click here for locations and info www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-find-free-meals-and-safe-spaces-for-students-while-schools-are-closed/
Click here for learning resources and much, much more www.phila.gov/2020-04-04-resources-for-families-and-early-learning-providers-during-covid-19
Click here for statewide response and info www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
Click here for info in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and French. Click here www.phila.gov/2020-04-27-covid-19-resources-for-immigrants-refugees-and-asylees/
Info about obtaining and/or maintaining internet and cell phone services . www.phila.gov/2020-03-25-staying-connected-during-covid-19/ Click here for free services
Click here for great info to use https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-landing-page.html?ref=search
Philly Hopeline can be accessed at 1-833-PHLHOPE (1-833-745-4673) every Monday-Friday from noon to 9 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
For Mental health crisis at this time individuals can text PA to 741-741 (crisis text line)