COVID-19 Resources
for Students

211 connects people in need with assistance programs that may help them.

Alabama food banks are continuing to provide food to people in need during these times of uncertainty.

Find Meals for Kids

SNAP provides monthly benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food they need for good health.

Student Eligibility/Info

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

PUA Eligibility Info

AlabamaWorks matches job seekers with employers.

The Family Assistance Program provides temporary financial assistance for needy families with a
dependent child under age 18.

Application

Head Start provides free learning and development services to children ages birth to 5 from low-income families.

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

How to Apply

Please click on your county to find rental assistance programs near you.

LIHEAP assists low-income residents with
the high cost of home energy.

Agency Locator

The Weatherization Assistance Program improves the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families.

Application

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible needy persons.

Application

ALL Kids provide low-cost healthcare coverage for children and teens under age 19 who live in Alabama.

How To Apply

This website shows the health insurance plans you may qualify for based on your household and income eligibility.

HIMC provides estimates of health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance for their health.

The Financial Stability Programs are all focused on helping families in Alabama become more economically secure.

The Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides food benefits to low-income households.

Student Eligibility/Info

TEFAP helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.

PUA Eligibility Info

Mobile Food Pantry provides fresh food to Anchorage families in need.

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

PUA Eligibility Info

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

Alaska Jobs matches job seekers with employers.

Alaska Temporary Assistance Program provides monthly cash payments to eligible families with children under the age of 18.

PDF Application

Start on page 7 to apply.

OR

Online Application

Click “sign in” or “register” under Account Services to apply.

The Child Care Assistance Program provides assistance with child care expenses for eligible families who are working or participating in an education or training program.

PDF Application

Start on page 7 to apply.

OR

Online Application

Click “sign in” or “register” under Account Services to apply.

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

How to Apply

Please click on your county to find rental assistance programs near you.

Alaska Housing offers a variety of rental programs to accommodate diverse housing needs to ensure that all residents have access to safe, quality, affordable rentals.

HAP helps households pay a portion of home heating expenses.


Application

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Medicaid offers medical coverage to low-income individuals, people over 65, disabled, blind, pregnant women, and families with dependent children.

Application

Limited medical coverage for persons with a
specific illness that doesn't qualify for Medicaid

Application

A list of all the government benefits and programs in Alaska.

APA provides monthly cash payments and medical assistance to eligible elderly, blind, and disabled persons.

PDF Application

Start on page 7 to apply.

OR

Online Application

Click “sign in” or “register” under Account Services to apply.

Helps eligible individuals and families
with emergency rent and utility needs.
Also helps with burial costs.

PDF Application

Start on page 7 to apply.

OR

Online Application

Click “sign in” or “register” under Account Services to apply.

It pays cash benefits to Alaskan seniors who are age 65 or older and have low to moderate income.

The Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides food benefits to low-income households.

How to Apply

Student Eligibility/Info

TEFAP helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.

PUA Eligibility Info

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

PUA Eligibility Info

Arizona Works matches job seekers with employers.

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible needy persons.

Application

Child Support Services provides services to parents and caretakers who receive child support as well as parents who pay child support.

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

How to Apply

LIHEAP assists low-income residents with
the high cost of home energy.

How to Apply

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

STCS provides temporary assistance to low-income families experiencing an emergency need that cannot be met immediately by their own income.

A list of all government benefits in Arizona.

Cash Assistance provides monthly cash payments to eligible families with children under the age of 18.

Application

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

SNAP helps low-income people buy the food they need for good health.

Application
Student Eligibility/Info

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

Contact Local heath Units to Apply

TANF provides temporary financial assistance for needy families with a
dependent child under age 18.


How to Apply

211 connects people in need with assistance programs that may help them.

LIHEAP assists low-income residents with
the high cost of home energy.

Lifeline provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone.

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

ARKids First is a health insurance program that provides coverage for more than 70,000 children across the state.

How to Apply

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible needy persons.

Application

If you would like to file a claim by phone, representatives are available at the following toll-free numbers, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, except on state holidays, at the following numbers: English 1-800-300-5616 or Spanish 1-800-326-8937.

If you do not qualify for Unemployment Benefits, please look into applying for PUA.

Those who are eligible for Unemployment Insurance and have exhausted current claims will be eligible PEUC.

LWA provides eligible claimants a supplemental payment of $300 per week in addition to their weekly unemployment benefit amount.

Federal-State Extended Duration (FED-ED) provides up to 20 weeks of additional benefits for people who used all of their unemployment benefits.

The General Assistance or General Relief (GA/GR) Program is designed to provide relief and support to indigent adults who are not supported by their own means, other public funds, or assistance programs.

CalFresh is California's food stamps (SNAP) program. Apply to get up to $194 a month per household member on an EBT card.

Student Eligibility

No-strings-attached access to fresh food from fridges outside of community agencies, organizations, and businesses.

CalHFA has supported the needs of renters and homebuyers by providing financing and programs so more low to moderate income Californians have a place to call home.

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Project Roomkey secures hotel and motel rooms in L.A. County for people experiencing homelessness /

I am homeless and I need shelter. What do I do?

This website helps you generate a letter that notifies your landlord of your inability to pay rent due to COVID-19.

Nonprofit focusing on tenant rights, healthy housing, and equitable development in the historic South Central area.

Nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to securing and promoting Fair Housing.

This organization is offering legal support and workshops relating to the eviction moratorium.

Trojan Shelter provides a safe and supportive space for students from USC and surrounding community colleges who are between the ages of 18-25.

Call (833) 223-7368 for free rent stabilization consultation.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Lifeline provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone.

LIHEAP assists low-income residents with the high cost of home energy.

EAF offers direct payment assistance to those in need, including seniors on fixed income, families with children, and veterans.

This site provides a variety of gas and energy discount programs to help with your utility bills.

You may qualify for a discount on a health plan through Covered California, or get health insurance through the state’s Medi-Cal program.

Application

CalHOPE builds community resiliency and helps people recover from disasters through free outreach, crisis counseling, and support services.

Medi-Cal is a public health insurance program which provides needed health care services for low-income individuals.

MHLA are clinics that provide basic medical care for low-income LA county residents over the age of 26 who do not have health insurance.

1-800-273-8255

Crisis support for LGBTQ youth
1-866-488-7386

1-800-273-8255 (press 1)

non-emergency emotional support
1-855-845-7415

Text HOME to 74174 to connect with a crisis counselor.

Sexual and Domestic Violence Support

Central LA:
213-626-3396
South LA:
310-392-8381
East LA:
1-800-585-6231

Coming Out Support Groups

Men’s talking circles and reading circles

Monthly Black/Indigenous Womxn of Color healing circles (virtual during pandemic)

Guided meditation app to help stress less and focus more.

Resources for anxiety and your mental health -- including daily meditations & mantras.

CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home.

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

Eligibility

Legal aid organizations providing COVID-19-related legal services, including helping vulnerable tenants, domestic violence victims and low income individuals with employment, consumer debt, and bankruptcy matters.

Directory of legal assistance organizations working to preserve affordable housing, prevent eviction, and reduce family homelessness.

LAFLA provides legal assistance and self-help services on topics like eviction, expungement, immigration, student loan issues, and family law.

Call (800) 399-4529 or visit an office to get help.

This document lists eligibility for state benefits programs, healthcare support, food and bills online assistance.

CalHFA has supported the needs of renters and homebuyers by providing financing and programs so more low to moderate income Californians have a place to call home.

This site list all public benefits in California that can help individuals meet their basic needs.

211 California connects individuals with resources in their state and local county.

You may qualify for a discount on a health plan through Covered California, or get health insurance through the state’s Medi-Cal program.

Application

CalHOPE builds community resiliency and helps people recover from disasters through free outreach, crisis counseling, and support services.

Medi-Cal is a public health insurance program which provides needed health care services for low-income individuals.

Free Textbooks:

CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home.

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

The General Assistance or General Relief (GA/GR) Program is designed to provide relief and support to indigent adults who are not supported by their own means, other public funds, or assistance programs.

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Lifeline provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone.

LIHEAP assists low-income residents with the high cost of home energy.

If you would like to file a claim by phone, representatives are available at the following toll-free numbers, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, except on state holidays, at the following numbers: English 1-800-300-5616 or Spanish 1-800-326-8937.

If you do not qualify for Unemployment Benefits, please look into applying for PUA.

CalFresh is California's food stamps (SNAP) program. Apply to get up to $194 a month per household member on an EBT card.

Student Eligibility

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

PUA Eligibility Info

One-stop resource for the people of Colorado impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Job listings and connections.

Workforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike.

TANF provides temporary financial assistance for needy families with a
dependent child under age 18.

Application

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

How to Apply

SNAP provides monthly benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food they need for good health.

Application

Student Eligibility/Info

Interactive map search for housing assistance

This site has Information and financial assistance for housing.

211 connects people in need with assistance programs that may help them.

This site provides bill payment assistance to households across Colorado to help those who can’t afford their home energy costs.

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Lifeline provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone.

This site provides bill payment assistance to households across Colorado to help those who can’t afford their home energy costs.

Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) is public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Enter your zip code to find the nearest food bank near you.

SNAP provides monthly benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food they need for good health.

Application

Student Eligibility/Info

The links below provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on food programs and services.

If you have become unemployed, you may file an unemployment insurance claim if you meet eligibility requirements.

UI Eligibility Info

PUA is a federal benefit available to workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19 and do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

PUA Eligibility Info

211 connects people in need with assistance programs that may help them.

The Family Assistance Program provides temporary financial assistance for needy families with a
dependent child under age 18.

Application

WIC provides breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.

Filter by state for most accurate results.

Multiple programs that provides aid for emergency housing cost.

The Connecticut Community Foundation has allotted $515,077 in the form grants to multiple non-profits in Connecticut.

Click on the bullet points in the website for more info.

Lifeline provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone.

Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible needy persons.

Application