COVID-19 Resources

Zoom Support Groups

 

Monmouth County COVID-19 Hotline

Do you need COVID-19 Guidance, Resources, and Emotional/Mental Health Support?
MHA of Monmouth County, in partnership with Monmouth ACTS, has counselors available to provide telephonic support for ANY Monmouth County resident in need.  The Monmouth County COVID-19 hotline is available Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm by calling 732-845-2070.

 

Unemployment

Have you lost your job or work hours been reduced?
If you have lost your job, your work hours have been reduced, or your place of work has closed you may qualify for unemployment insurance .
Has your job been impacted?
New Jersey has among the most comprehensive Earned Sick Leave, Temporary Disability, and Family Leave Insurance laws in the country, which cover all employees – full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal.

 

Financial Assistance

Do you need help paying home energy bills?
The Home Energy Assistance Program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance within the Home Energy Assistance Program.
Do you need help paying the rent?
The State Rental Assistance Program provides rental assistance grants.
Are you a person with a disability and need legal help?
The Community Health Law Project provides legal assistance:  flyer in English ,   flyer in Spanish

 

Health & Wellbeing


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Do you need health or social services? ¿Necesitas servicios sociales o de salud?
The Children and Family Health Institute is here to help.  Check out their Flyer in English or Flyer in Spanish .
Are you caring for family members with special needs?
The New Jersey Department of Human Services has guidance for individuals and families caring for people with developmental disabilities.
Do you know how to protect yourself?
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has the most up-to-date information on protecting yourself from COVID-19 .
What should you do if you think you are sick?
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has the most up-to-date information as to what to do if you think you are sick .
Do you need your local health department?
Visit their website .
Are you in need of health insurance?
NJ FamilyCare is New Jersey’s publicly funded health insurance program. It includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low cost health insurance that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services and even hospitalization.
Are you feeling anxious or stressed?
Coping with stress during infectious disease outbreaks can cause anxiety and stress. These guidelines can help.  
Would you like access to mental health professionals?
NJMentalHealthCares is New Jersey’s behavioral health information and referral service. To get help now, call 866-202-HELP (4357) or visit their website .

 

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Connectivity

FCC agreement 2  states that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.
Comcast : offers free WiFi for 2 months to low income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time
Charter :  free Internet offer for 2 months
AT&T : offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families
Verizon : no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.
Sprint : follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
T-Mobile : follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.

Live COVID-19 Updates

Are you looking for reliable updates on COVID-19 from the State of New Jersey?
For updates on COVID-19 in New Jersey, text NJCOVID to 898-211.
For live text assistance, text your zip code to 898-211 or visit their website .