Those who qualify for unemployment benefits can be paid up to Pays benefits as much as $504 per week for up to 39 weeks, plus an additional $600 per week in federal coronavirus relief.
NYS has waived the 7-day waiting period to apply for benefits. To file unemployment insurance claims, visit the NYS Department of Labor.
Your immigration status may affect your eligibility to apply for unemployment benefits.
We are continuously updating this information. If you don't see any resources listed in your region, please contact us to find out about additional available resources.
New York City
New York State (by region)
CARES Child Care Scholarship for Parents - to provide child care to essential workers at no cost to the worker.
Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County
- Contact:Annie LeBron [email protected]
North East Community Center
- Contact: Jessica Raymond [email protected]
Grace Immigrant Outreach
- Contact: Lupe Evans [email protected]
- Contact: 518-828-4611 or 877-378-4325 (toll free)
- Catholic Charities of Columbia & Greene Counties
- Contact: 518-828-8660
Funds will be used to make direct payments to landlords and utility companies. Housing expenses will be prioritized, but we will also accept applications for unavoidable expenses such as medical bills, car payments, etc.
Financial relief to our neighbors that may not receive a federal stimulus check.
Central & Western NY
Evictions across New York State are suspended through May 1, 2021. You may not be evicted without 30 days notice and a court order, even if you live in housing provided by your employer. For more information about tenants rights in New York State, visit the website of Attorney General Leticia James.