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COVID-19 Resources

Local / Regional

Local / Regional

Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) is a Black, Brown, & Native-led group of community members & organizers involved with radical social justice organizations around the city. They are matching people in need with neighbors able to help: getting folks groceries, medicine, and supplies.

A crowdsourced document that includes information for legal services, unemployment, worker's compensation, how to apply for SNAP and other benefits, financial planning, medical bill assistance, utilities, taxes, mental health, domestic violence, and much more.

Information on the COVID-19 coronavirus and the City's response, translated in various languages.

Documents are organized by language.

Crowdsourced spreadsheet with local updates and links to various resources. Spanish language resources available.

A comprehensive list of resources pertaining to healthcare, housing, food, financial assistance, employment, etc.

Family Assistance Resources, to receive services from one of their service partners. 

National / International

A crowdsourced document with a variety of information in hundreds of languages.

A crowdsourced list of national resources for undocumented communities, broken down by state. Both English and Spanish are available.

Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

Benefits Data Trust helps thousands of people access benefits and services that can help them better afford food, heat, shelter and medical expenses.

The Emergency Response Network (ERN), born out of a collaboration between the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) and other non-profit groups with the goal of laying the foundation for a more unified Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) movement.

Find upcoming events for AAPI communities in this easily navigable and convenient calendar. 

A series of online town halls through the month of May, aka APA Heritage Month. The town halls will discuss where we are today, where we've been as a community, and where we need to go, to rise up to the challenge we face in the near and remote future.

National / International
Nonprofit Tools

Digital Tools 

for Nonprofits

Explore Catchafire's live curated database of free or discounted software based on 9+ years serving 1000s of nonprofits.

Tools and Tips for NPOs

(Philanthropy Network) 

Another collection of resources for nonprofits.

PDF on legal strategies for nonprofits regarding in-person events and meetings.

Webinar Trainings

The one-hour, interactive training will teach Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention methodology. Multiple dates and times available.

Nonprofit Essentials for

the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Greater New Orleans Foundation)

This free webinar series will cover topics such as: Short-Term Financial Responsiveness, Continuity of Operations, Leveraging Technology for Remote Work, and Fundraising Campaigns in a Crisis. Toolkits, workbooks, and other resources are linked here in addition to the recording.

Mental Health

Healthy Minds Philly offers tools and resources to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Philadelphians. 

An evolving list of resources for mental health & self-care, responding to racism, parenting & caregiving, and more.

Join weekly online events for group check-ins and educational classes on wellness. Look through the menus for past webinar events and various resources for mental health and more. 

Headspace gives you the tools and resources to look after your mind. Discover meditation and mindfulness tools to help you feel less stressed, more resilient, and kinder to yourself.

If you're unemployed, you can get a free year of Headspace Plus to help you get back on your feet.

SIPA has virtual webinars such as Wellness Wednesdays and Filipino Fridays that focus on healing and Filipino cultural education, provided via Zoom and Facebook Live.

APCTC is providing free mental health workshop webinars with several languages available (Korean / Mandarin Chinese / Tagalog / Vietnamese). Based in Los Angeles County.

NAAPIMHA's mission is to promote the mental health and wellbeing of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Check the Resource List tabs.

The helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

A confidential and anonymous source of information for people seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.

A national network of local crisis centers that provide 24/7 free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Mental Health

Cash Assistance

Humanity Forward - COVID-19 Relief Fund

Humanity Forward is committing to delivering one-time, and recurring, basic income payments to individuals and families who stand to be most impacted by the coronavirus crisis. (Click the "Get Help" button to apply.)

Donate to GiveDirectly's relief fund to support vulnerable families. (Only for donating - does not accept applications.)

Volunteer Matching

Find or Post an Opportunity

Find opportunities with nonprofits that are providing critical services.

Catchafire strengthens the social good sector by matching professionals who want to donate their time with nonprofits who need their skills.

Find volunteer opportunities and volunteer organizations in Philadelphia.

Cash Assistance & Volunteer Matching
Small Business Relief

Small Business Relief is a searchable database of over $1 trillion in COVID-19 cash relief resources available to small business and nonprofit entrepreneurs everywhere. 

Gusto has sorted through federal, state, and private resources to help you find loans, credits, and grants for your small business. Use the table to find relief options.

Local Food Resources

Local Food Resources

PDF document from the City of Philadelphia with information on free meals, food banks, and more.

    Call 311 for help finding a food pantry.

    Text your zip code to 1-800-548-6479 to receive a list of food pantries near you.

Philabundance and the Share Food Program of Philadelphia are adapting and working with the City of Philadelphia to ensure individuals and families have access to the food they need while preventing the spread of the virus. Find food, donate, or volunteer.

Liberty Resources is offering contact free deliveries for Consumers who can not access food sites either themself or through a family member or caregiver, i.e. for those medically-unable to leave their home. To sign up, text or call (215) 709-9619 or fill out the short form.

    All new requests will be added to a waiting list as they work with the City to find additional

    support to get and deliver food.

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