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Unclaimed Stimulus Check DEADLINE

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released a new analysis estimating that there are 12 million people across the country who are eligible for Economic Impact Payments (EIP) who may miss out on payments unless they take action by October 15. Here’s a reminder on how to use the Non-Filers tool and information in this toolkit that may […]

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Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program

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If you are currently collecting Unemployment Insurance benefits, you may have received an email about potential eligibility for the federal supplemental Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. The LWA program provides an additional $300 weekly payment on top of regular unemployment benefits for eligible claimants for six weeks. When you sign on to complete your weekly […]

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County launches $20 million COVID rent relief program: Now Accepting Requests for Second Phase of Rental Assistance

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Montgomery County officials today launched the second phase of the COVID Rent Relief Program to provide financial assistance to eligible residents. More than $1 million in financial assistance was given to eligible households in the initial phase of the program. Applications are being accepted now (see application form). The program will accept applications on a rolling basis while […]

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Identity Resources

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Identity is honored to be working with the Latino Health Initiative, the Department of Health and Human Services, and partners to help Montgomery County residents find resources for emergency assistance such as Census completion support, food, FREE COVID Testing, SNAP (food stamps), Free and Reduced Priced Meal (FARMs) applications, Housing/Rental Assistance, Care for Kids/Montgomery Cares Applications, […]

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Additional $300/week in federal unemployment benefits for Marylanders

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Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has approved Maryland’s application to provide unemployed Marylanders with an additional $300 per week in benefits under the Lost Wages Assistance program (LWA). The Maryland Department of Labor expects to begin distributing the additional benefits by late September. Eligible claimants will receive the $300 per week in benefits, retroactive to […]

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Suburban Hospital’s WellWorks online classes

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Better breathers club, Tuesday, August 18, 10-11 am, free. August topic is exercising and lung disease. Free, but registration is required. Reopening: How to go out and feel safe against COVID-19, Wednesday, August 19, 1-2 pm, free. Mindfulness meditation, Fridays, August 21-September 25 (6-week session), 11-11:45 am, $55. Focuses on posture, breathing and energy work. […]