Frontline workers often have limited resources and little to no safety net, and they are struggling more than ever with the impact of COVID-19. WorkLife Partnership has 11 years’ experience directly supporting frontline workers. Connecting people to the resources that can help them is what we do best. We’re mobilizing our Resource Navigators’ deep expertise to help you support your employees through crisis and recovery.

Here are some incredible resources for the biggest issues impacting your workers right now, or sign up for access to our searchable database of thousands more local and national resources.

Financial Health

 

Smart about Money is an independent, nonprofit foundation that offers free online courses on broad range of financial topics to help people make positive and sound decisions to reach their financial goals.

 

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling is a nonprofit financial counseling organization that focuses on getting people out of debt. They offer credit counseling and practical debt management plans and can help with mortages, foreclosures, and bankruptcy.

Stress & Mental Health

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline: 800-950-NAMI, info@nami.org or text “NAMI” to 741741
M-F, 10 am–6 pm ET

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

How COVID is impacting intimate partner violence

Food

 

Find your local food bank

 

USDA National Hunger Hotline: 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish) M-F, 7 am–10 pm ET

 

Many school districts are still providing free lunches while schools are closed. Search for your town or school district + school lunch covid to find your local pickup locations.

Housing & Utilities

 

Find a housing counseling agency

 

Low-cost internet service and computers

Get help applying for home energy assistance by calling 1-866-674-6327

Taxes

 

Getyourrefund.org can help your employees file their taxes and maximize their refund with personal support from a trained, IRS-certified volunteer. Although the filing deadline has been extended to July 15, employees may be due a refund that can help them right now. Getyourrefund.org can complete and file an individual’s tax return within one week.

COVID-19

 

From the CDC — What to do if you are sick

 

Free COVID Safety Training for Frontline Workers

 

If any of your employees have been diagnosed, Patient Advocate Foundation’s COVID Care Recovery Fund will provide $500 in direct financial assistance to those who need non-medical, cost-of-living support as a result of their COVID-19 diagnosis. Individuals can apply for assistance online or call 1-855-824-7941.

We have thousands more resources available for your essential workers.

Request access to our searchable database of local and national resources to support your employees through whatever they’re facing.