You are entitled to paid sick leave if you work in Philadelphia: https://www.phila.gov/media/20191218103833/Paid-Sick-Leave-Poster-Translations.pdf
If you need to take off because you are sick or caring for a loved one who is sick, find out what your rights are: https://clsphila.org/services/taking-leave-from-work/
If your workplace has closed or you can no longer work due to the statewide shutdown of non-essential business, you are eligible to collect unemployment compensation.
In this situation, you are unemployed due to a "lack of work."
The fastest way to apply is online at www.uc.pa.gov
United Way Community Economic Relief Hotline
Call 211 or 1-866-211-9966 if you need help with bills, rent, or food. They will ask for your zip code and then provide a list of local agencies that can help.
Resources for those Experiencing Domestic Violence
For immediate dangers, call 911.
Philadelphia’s Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 at 866-723-3014. Hotline counselors can help you with services like emergency shelter and crisis intervention. Calls are free, confidential, anonymous, and interpretation services are available.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 in 200+ languages. Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or text LOVEIS to 22522
Immigrant and Spanish Resources
Juntos is an organization offering assistance and guidance. They can be reached at 215-218-9079 or email@example.com
Clarifi is a non-profit that can help you create an emergency financial plan for free. They can coach you on how to talk to lenders, landlords, etc. and connect you to more resources. 215-563-5665 - English and Spanish
Clean Slate provides medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addictions. Call 215-433-1855 or visit https://www.cleanslatecenters.com/
NET Access Point can help those in need of immediate opioid treatment support. Located at 5th and Spring Garden, they accept walk-in appointments 24/7. Call 215-408-4987 or visit http://netcenters.org/services/addiction-recovery-programs/#ffs-tabbed-17
Remote meeting options for those in recovery: https://www.aa-intergroup.org/directory.php
You can request a mail-in ballot for the Primary Election held on April 28th. You must request the ballot by April 21. You can do so online or via mail. Learn more on this website: https://www.votespa.com/Voting-in-PA/Pages/Mail-and-Absentee-Ballot.aspx?fbclid=IwAR1vlzr6anEcJGPwodt7fJL7y-MD3kySEFavsgAenmUXIqheyXHEgat5Xhk
Activities for Kids Home from School
Here are a number of resources for children who are home from school: http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/
Updates from the City of Philadelphia
You can find updates from the city here: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/
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