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Coronavirus Resources

As a way of helping our communities weather the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we've put together this list of resources for New York, New Jersey, Florida and other states. This page will be updated regularly as resources for these and other states become available. Please check back here often for the latest updates. 

Read this message from our President and General Counsel, Juan Cartagena, on how we are responding to the COVID-19 crisis.


Llama al Departamento de Trabajo en el estado de Nueva York (NYS DOL) para enviar tus quejas sobre el COVID-19 paid leave is: 844-337-6303.

Encuentra recursos aqui:

To find a location near your home distributing meals for free, please visit


Licencia de Ausencia por Enfermedad:

Para denunciar una violacion en tus derechos:

Para ayuda con los beneficios por desempleo:

Para informacion sobre Como Calificar para el Seguro por Desempleo para Inmigrantes:

Conoce tus derechos sobre el Coronavirus:

Datos Generales sobre el COVID19:

Mas informacion sobre el COVID-19:






  • No Kid Hungry - Meals Texting Program: TEXT   to   877-877, write your zip code and send. You will receive a text back with information about nearest School food distribution, they are open Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 1:30pm breakfast and Lunch. Parents with their Children and Senior Citizens are welcome, ID is not required. Everybody qualifies.
  • Chefs for America for NY and NJ



  • Mental Health Counseling  call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233 trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk with anyone in the US is confidential. Call for help and resources.
  • Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Hotline NYC Only 1-800-621-4673
  • Safe Horizon Crime Victims Hotline NYC Only 1-866-689-4357
  • National Hotline for substance abuse 1-844-289-0879  offers 24/7 drug and alcohol help to those struggling with addiction. You can receive information regarding treatment and recovery.
  • Immigration Hotline   1-800-566-7636  ext. 3 for Spanish



  • CARES Act Eviction Protection, signed into law 3/27/2020, provides 120 days of eviction relief for tenants in federally backed housing. Specifically, you may not be served with an eviction notice until 7/25/2020 and the notice must give you 30 days to leave the property (Aug. 24, 2020).
  • Foreclosures and evictions will be suspended for at least 60 days.



  • Part of the CARES Act is the Stimulus Check for all eligible individuals and households in the form of a new tax credit. Individuals filing income taxes can get up to $1,200, while couples filing jointly can get $2,400—plus an additional $500 for each child.
  • SS, SSI recipients are eligible
  • People without legal status do not qualify.
  • People who have ITIN # do not qualify.
  • Public Charges:    Stimulus Check is not considered a public benefit under the Public Charge Rule. Receiving this tax credit will not impact in future immigration filings.



  • The CARES Act opened up unemployment benefits to a range of people who weren’t eligible before, including gig economy workers like drivers for Uber or Lyft, freelancers, and independent contractors. Part-time employees who lost their jobs due to coronavirus will also be covered, as will people who had to stop working to take care of a sick member of the family or homeschool their children. You may qualify to receive: 39 weeks of UI benefits.
  • The CARES Act includes a $600-a-week bonus until 7/31/2020 for those registered as unemployed. The $600 is issued in addition to the standard. Apply online.

For more information about frequently Asked Questions during the Coronavirus emergency visit the following webpages:



  • File a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Frauds and Protection. Consumer Alert on Common Phone Scams - call 1-800-771-7755
  • To Report Immigration Fraud    Police- Federal Commission of Commerce 1-877-382-4357 //
  • Immigrants Affairs Program(212) 864-7884
  • To report or provide information about an immigrant hotline fraud, scams, or other crime.  
  • Manhattan District Attorney of the County of New York (212) 864-7884
  • To Report NY County District Attorney’s Office, Immigrant Affairs Program call 212-335-3600



  • You can call 311  or call to Social Services center  1-631-853-6311  to obtain information regarding Coronavirus medical consultation, testing, shelter, food distribution. 24/7
  • Long Island Cares Food Distribution
  • Long Island Cares Inc. · Food bank 1-631-582-3663
  • Smithtown Emergency Food  (631) 265-7676     
  • Faith Alive Ministries  Church Central Islip, NY (631) 232-3408
  • Central Islip Civic Council Non-profit Organization Central Islip, NY (631) 348-0669