Family Resources

The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted our home life.  
Here is some information and resources that can help.

La crisis de COVID-19 ha interrumpido severamente nuestra vida hogareña.
Aquí hay información y recursos que pueden ayudar.
The  NJ COVID-19 Short Term Rental Assistance Program will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate- income households that have had  a substantial reduction in income or have become unemployed due to the  COVID-19 pandemic. The program will offer an initial three months of temporary rental assistance, with the ability  for the household to renew for an additional three months if needed.   Approximately 20 percent of the rental assistance funds will be reserved  for homeless families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here for information on how to apply and Frequently Asked Questions


Get your Stimulus Check from the IRS
Economic Impact Payments, or "Stimulus Checks" help reduce the financial burden of COVID-19

Click here for more details

 

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

el PROGRAMA DE ASISTENCIA DE EMERGENCIA PARA EL ALQUILER
COVID-19 ERAP


 



Even though schools are closed, free lunches are still available.


NJ Department of Education Updates and Frequently Asked Questions
related to COVID-19 School Closures

 


The Elizabeth Department of Education
 

Home Schooling Simplified



Class Is in Session Everywhere Now
 




Mortgage assistance resources for those
impacted by the COVID-19 disruption.



Alzheimer's New Jersey has implemented
telephone support groups starting Wednesday,
March 18. Learn more and register here.

 



Community Access Unlimited COVID-19 Community Health updates for those with
disabilities.


8 Ways to Set Boundaries Between Work and Kids
 

Resources for domestic violence victims.
 



NJ Division of Civil Rights' "Civil Rights and COVID-19 FAQ"
 



Visit the Elizabeth Public Library Children's Department here for fun stuff to do at home.
 



The New York Times Learning Network
 

As organizations prepare to offer more services virtually,
it is our pleasure to offer a short, curated list of apps, services,
and resource guides that can help you in this effort. ALL services
 listed on this page are FREE (or otherwise indicated), and therefore are a great place to start if you are searching for suitable options.


Digital Inclusion Practitioners of New Jersey Community Resources