COVID-19 Resources

State & Federal Government Information

3/25/20 – The US Department of Labor has issued a press release with new details about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that was passed late last night by Congress. View press release here.

Part of the new guidance released is a Questions and Answers document that addresses critical questions. Please note: this new guidance is just the first round of information and compliance assistance. The press release indicates a workplace poster required for most employers will be published later this week, along with additional fact sheets and more Q&A.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

ICJI – COVID-19 letter to constituents – grant interruptions


General Resources and Awareness


Centers for Disease Control

Office of the Governor

Find your County Health Department

Printable Resources from the Centers for Disease Control

Marion County Only Community Resources

Department of Labor 


Resources for Service Providers

Guidance for Rape Crisis Centers and Sexual Assault Service Providing Organizations

COVID -19 Policy Examples

Interactive Safety Planning – a safety planning tool for individuals who are quarantined at home with their abuser.

A Round-Up of Multilingual Resources on COVID-19

ICJI – COVID-19 letter to constituents – grant interruptions

COVID -19 Policy Examples

Guidance for Rape Crisis Centers and Sexual Assault Service Providing Organizations

Using Technology to Communicate with Survivors During a Public Health Crisis

Best Practices for Mobile Advocacy

How to Operate as a Remote Workplace During a Public Health Crisis

ResourceConnect – Web chat and text. Chat is currently free!

GRUVEO –  Chat, video, or voice.  Could be used for groups.

CYPH – Chat, video, or voice. Could be used for groups.

LUNA Language Line

Remote Supervision Policies

VAWANET – Articles and Materials Related to Emergency Preparedness and Disasters. – Webinars on staying centered, tele-advocacy, and sustaining services during a pandemic. Vast resource library.

Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Taskforce – this document discusses the ripple effects this pandemic may have on our clients and communities.

Guidance for hospital visitation 062220

COVID-19 Resources for Social Workers and Therapists

Covid19 Resources – This is a robust list of resources including, but not limited too, free training opportunities, self-care, mindfulness,  serving various communities during this time, Ted Talks, and much more.

IAFN Resources on Medical Forensic Care and Collaborating with Advocacy during COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated Guidance from IAFN – 4-2-20

Video – from IAFN discussing collaborating with advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic


Nonprofit Resources

Coronavirus emergency loans guide and checklist for small businesses and nonprofits

Coronavirus-covid-19 small business loan guidance resources

C3_COVID_Emergency Loan Guide

Immigration Information

Public Charge Rule – USCIS encourages all those, including aliens, with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services.  Such treatment or preventive services will NOT negatively affect any alien as part of a future Public Charge analysis.

Access to Health Care


Resources for People With Disabilities and Providers

Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services General Guidance during COVID-19 outbreak

Governors Council for People w/Disabilities

Information By and For People with Disabilities


Community Care Resources

Coronavirus: Wisdom from a Social Justice Lens from Healing Justice Podcast

In a Disaster that Calls for Isolation, Your Community will Help You Survive

#WeGotThis: To Our Positive Women Network (PWN) Family Regarding the Coronavirus Epidemic from Positive Women’s Network

Coronavirus, climate change and community care by Susan Raffo

NW Network guide for reducing isolation/ supporting LGBTQ survivors for family/friends/advocates

Caring Across Distance: Some Things to Consider Before Movement Gatherings During COVID-19 By Maryse Mitchell-Brody


Hotlines & Call Centers