Free Cell Phone
Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program brought to you by Virgin Mobile. Lifeline is a government assistance program. The Assurance Wireless offer provides eligible low-income free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone. Click HERE for more information
Food Banks in the USA
The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger. Contact your local community food bank to find food or click here to read about public assistance programs. Click Here for more information
Essential Needs Housing and Housing expenses, Food, Financial Assistance, Health care. Click Here for more information
Dress for Success -Interview Clothing for Woman
The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Click Here for more information
Free Education Resources
There are several free educational resources available online that may allow displaced housekeepers to develop new skills, making them more competitive candidates for available jobs. Here are some notable ones recommended by our staff:
Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) - This is generally $25 per month, but many local libraries partner with Lynda.com and having a library card will get you access to thousands of hours of professional education courses.
https://www.khanacademy.org/ - Free easy to follow videos that cover any level of math, science, engineering, computer science, finance, and humanities.
https://www.codecademy.com/ - Free training to learn a computer programming language. Very beginner-friendly and thought out material.
https://www.duolingo.com/ - Free language learning courses that take a gamified approach to language learning.
Stimulus Package Information
For those that qualify for the CARES Act stimulus package, here are some useful links
https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-stimulus-package-questions-answers.html - NY Times FAQ that does a great job answering common questions
https://www.sba.gov/page/disaster-loan-applications - The Small Business Administration is offering economic disaster loans that might be applicable to housekeeping companies
We will be expanding this list in the near future so please check back regularly. If you have suggestions for additional resources please contact us!
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