Nonprofit COVID-19 Response Meeting Recap (from 9/16)

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Nonprofit COVID-19 Response Meeting Recap (from 9/16) Updates on the considerations and guidelines for re-opening offices and services from DHHS. View video. Latino COVID19 Initiative- Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar (Health and Wellbeing Initiative) Salud y Bienestar bilingual information hotline to help connect people to resources is staffed by CASA and operates M-F 9am-5pm. The phone […]

Books@Home from the Library

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Books@Home from the Library A free service offered by Montgomery County Public Libraries that mails library materials through the USPS to the homes of Montgomery County residents who can’t visit the library to pick up holds due to disability, health, or frailty. A healthcare provider, social services provider, or clergy person must sign the application, certifying […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

CARES Act

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is intended to assist individuals and businesses with their COVID-19 related needs. The Senate Committee on Small Businesses & Entrepreneurship created The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act