Community Resources

posted 5 months ago by AlbanyEmergencyManagement from Albany Emergency Management
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Employment

Visit the Oregon Department of Employment website for updates on COVID-19 related business layoffs, closures and applying for unemployment insurance. For older adults, call 1-855-ORE-ARDC (1-855-673-2732). Oregon Department of Human Services provides vocational rehabilitation resources for people with disabilities.

Food Assistance

Apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through the Oregon Department of Human Services. Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon has compiled a list of resources for individuals to access food assistance, such as applying for SNAP, locating food banks, accessing school meals, etc.

Child Care

Apply for emergency related day care through the Oregon Department of Human Services. Oregon Early Learning Division has provided resources for families and child care providers who may face virus-related disruptions. Governor Kate Brown has expanded child care benefits for families and providers during the spread of COVID-19. Contact the Oregon Department of Human Services Direct Pay Unit with questions at 1-800-699-9074.

Small Businesses

Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration website for more information about assistance related to COVID-19.

Income Taxes, Paid Leave, and Tax Credits

Visit the Coronavirus Tax Relief page on the Internal Revenue Service website for COVID-19 tax relief related to paid leave for workers and tax credits for businesses related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that was signed into law. The IRS has extended the federal income tax filing deadline until July 15, 2020.

Travel Assistance

Visit the CDC’s Information for Travelers or the State Department’s Travel Advisories if you are planning on travelling outside of the United States.


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