C5 GEORGIA IS HERE
National & Government Resources
Georgia Department of Public Health - https://dph.georgia.gov/
CDC - https://www.cdc.gov/
Governor Kemp updates - https://gov.georgia.gov/
Atlanta Housing Authority Rent Relief Efforts - https://www.atlantaga.gov/Home/Components/News/News/13322/672
Unemployment - https://www.dol.state.ga.us/fileaclaim/
Small Business Association (SBA) Loans - https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance
President Trump updates - https://www.whitehouse.gov/
COVID-19 Hotline - (844) 442-2681
The President and Congress are rolling out significant stimulus programs ongoing. More information on real-time updates can be found at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/.
SHORT-TERM CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
Short-term child care assistance for Children in Fulton County PDF, if household has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or call 1-877-ALL-GA-KIDS (1-877-255-4254).
TEEN STRESS ASSISTANCE
Dealing with Anxiety and Stress - https://c5georgia.org/c5leaderresources/c5-family-resources/dealing-with-stress-for-teens/
United Way 2-1-1 Contact Center - https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/coronavirus/
Civic Georgia - https://www.civicga.org/atlresourcelist
Fulton County Schools Students - https://www.fultonschools.org/
Cherokee County Schools Students - https://www.cherokeek12.net/
SNAP/Food Stamps - https://dfcs.georgia.gov/food-stamps
Women, Infants & Children SNP - https://dph.georgia.gov/WIC
North Fulton Community Charities - https://nfcchelp.org
Cherokee Services -https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/cherokee_county_food_pantries.html
Atlanta Community Food Bank - Text FINDFOOD (COMIDA en espanol) to 888-976-2232. Follow prompts to receive closest distribution locations and contact info.
Georgia Power suspends utility shut offs for 30 days
Atlanta Gas Light offers resources
AT&T is not terminating any wireless, home phone or broadband service, is waiving late payment fees, removing data caps and is keeping wifi hotspots open for free. Full details available here.
Charter Spectrum – no disconnects or late fees https://www.spectrum.com/
Cobb EMC https://cobbemc.com/
Sawnee EMC https://www.sawnee.com/
RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
President Trump has directed the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to suspend evictions and foreclosures through April as Americans grapple with the fallout of the coronavirus.
DELAYED TAX FILING & STUDENT LOANS
The deadline to file federal taxes has now been extended to July 15th. This will provide immediate relief to those with pending tax liabilities or access to complete returns. Student loans payments have been suspended for 60 days.
DRIVERS LICENSE & TAG RENEWAL
Driver’s license expiration deadlines are extended 60 days: https://dds.georgia.gov/
Tag information can be found here: https://dor.georgia.gov/vehicle-registration-renewal-faq
Employee & Business Resources
A business can file unemployment for their staff and encouraged to do so online. Individuals can file directly as well. Benefits are available within 48 hours to help and all online. https://www.dol.state.ga.us/fileaclaim/
PAID SICK LEAVE & INSURANCE
Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Any employee who works for an employer is eligible.
- Full-time Employees – 80 hours of paid sick leave
- Part-time Employees – Paid based on the average number of hours the employee worked for the six months prior to taking this paid sick leave
Expanded FMLA - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic
GA Insurance Commissioner John King instructed insurers not to cancel health insurance policies of those who miss payments until further notice. https://www.oci.ga.gov/home.aspx