The links listed below are provided for your reference. Please contact the organizations directly for more information.
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Local School Districts
If you have children under the age of 18 living in your home, check with your local school district for free meal programs.
The YMCA of Southeastern Michigan is also providing meals to families with children. Check schedules here.
Find more details here. Let the organization know that you’re an MSP student when you call to schedule an appointment.
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is available to provide assistance including food, emergency relief, and housing services. Find contact information for MDHHS offices by county here.
Small businesses that could benefit from SBA loans are encouraged to start collecting the information they’ll need. For additional information, contact the Michigan SBA offices in Detroit or Grand Rapids.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
The Michigan Small Business Development Center can also provide resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The IRS has put together a page with information about tax credits and relief for businesses and individuals.
The IRS is also warning individuals to be aware of Coronavirus-related scams related to stimulus money. Find more information here.
Information on claiming unemployment in the state of Michigan.
Claiming Unemployment Fact Sheet (March 2020)
Claiming Underemployment Fact Sheet
Unemployment benefits for self-employed, independent contractors, and part-time workers
Mack, J. (2020, March 24). How to apply for Michigan unemployment benefits during the coronavirus crisis. MLive. Retrieved from https://www.mlive.com/public-interest/2020/03/how-to-apply-for-michigan-unemployment-benefits-during-coronavirus-crisis.html
Legal information about filing for unemployment during the crisis from Michigan Legal Help. See information about free legal aid hotline at the bottom of the page.