What Is It?
Statewide Worker Supportive Service funds are available to help COVID-19 impacted workers with re-employment and basic needs. You may be eligible (see below) to receive up to $800 for services like rent, childcare, utilities, telework equipment, transportation costs and much more.
The goal of this program is to help Northstate citizens maintain stability during the pandemic and are able to get back to work quickly or to assist individuals in remaining prepared and able to join the workforce once restrictions are lifted.
Who Is Eligible
You may receive up to $400 if you:
Make at least 50% of your pre-COVID wages, either through your current employer or unemployment payments.
You may receive up to $800 if you:
Make less than 50% of your pre-COVID wages, either through your current employer or unemployment payments.
How It Works
Example 1: Lost your job due to COVID-19 layoffs, and can’t make rent this month? You may be eligible to receive funds to help with the cost.
Example 2: Job requirements changed and now you need to Telework or freelancing from home, but can’t afford the cost of Internet? You may be eligible to receive funds to help with your Internet bill.
How Long Are These Funds Available?
First come, first served. Once the money is used up, no additional funds for this program will be available. Funding is not for continual support. If you’re interested, get in touch immediately.
How to Apply