Need Help During COVID-19? Here are some resources:

 

Unemployment

PA Unemployment Compensation Guidehttps://www.uc.pa.gov/unemployment-benefits/UCGuide/Pages/default.aspx

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance https://www.uc.pa.gov/unemployment-benefits/UCGuide/Pages/default.aspx
Available at the end of April for those who are not eligible for regular PA Unemployment Compensation:
– Independent contractors or freelancers
– Self-employed business owners
– Gig workers
– Workers without enough work history to qualify for UC
– Individuals without work history and had a job offer withdrawn due to COVID-19

PUA will provide 39 weeks of: weekly PUA benefits ranging from $195-$572 and an additional $600 per week from April through July

 

Medical Help and Testing

COVID-19 Testing – Norristown Regional Health Center, 1401 DeKalb Street Norristown, PA 19401
Monday Through Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Appointment Necessary, call 610-592-0680

Face masks – Facebook page for those seeking or supplying masks – https://www.facebook.com/pg/makingmasksinmontco/community/?ref=page_internal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, information about COVID-19, cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/

Healthcare – Norristown Regional Health Center, 1401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401, 610-278-7787, dvch.org/locations/norristown-regional-health-center/

 

SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Assistance with Food Stamps – https://www.compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/Public/CMPHome

 

Food Banks

Patrician Society, 121 E. Chestnut St., Norristown, PA 19401, 610-272-6316, patriciansociety.org

Salvation Army, 533 Swede St., Norristown, PA 19401, 610-275-4183

Catholic Social Services, 353 E. Johnson Highway, Norristown, PA 19401, 610-279-7372, catholicsocialservicesphilly.org

Mattie N. Dixon Community Cupboard, 150 Main St., Ambler, PA 19002, 215-628-3002, community-cupboard.org

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, 1250 Easton Road, Rosyn, PA 19001, 267-318-0607, i-fha.org

Gangster Vegan Organics, 2450 W. Main St., Norristown, PA 19403, 610-630-1600, gangstervegan.com

 

Housing Services

All types of housing services/housing insecurity/homelessness/utilities call 211 or visit Your Way Home

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Support Line/Warmline – available 24/7 – 1-855-284-2494

 

Domestic Violence Help

Laurel House – Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-642-3150