Help with Basic Needs during COVID
one-n-ten has resources to provide emergency financial assistance to LGBTQ+ youth impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (ages 18-24). Assistance for urgent needs related to the following categories:
*Because these funds are based on the COVID-19 pandemic, youth will be asked to demonstrate emergency need for each category of assistance.
- Housing instability or insecurity, including emergency rent payments, deposits and other assistance
- Unemployment, underemployment or essential service related transportation hardships
- Medical care
- Food insecurity
Go to https://onenten.org/
Phoenix-Metro: Thrive Arizona is offering a FREE Drive Thru of Basic Needs for youth who have aged out of the Foster Care systems, Ages 18-24. Please call 602-544-9547
for more information . http://www.thriveaz.org/basicneedsdrivethru
ST. MARY'S FOOD BANK:
2831 N 31st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009
ARIZONA HUNGER HOTLINE:
Providing meals for youth and families.
Text: “FOOD” to 877877
Statewide COVID Resources and Support
#AZTogether is the main site for COVID-19 communication by the Governor the quarantine. It also provides information about utility assistance, accessing food, health care and employment help. https://arizonatogether.org/
REACH OUT, GO FURTHER:
#As a young person who has experienced foster care, you may be eligible for financial assistance to help with rent, school, child care, or other living expenses. Click here
for more information.
2-1-1 Arizona provides information and referral services through the website, an automated phone system and mobile app. Resources are available for food, clothing, help paying bills, housing, domestic violence, health & dental, disabilities, veterans, employment, mental health and substance abuse and many more topics.
Federal COVID Resources
FEDERAL ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENT
The IRS has issued all first, second and third Economic Impact Payments. Most eligible people already received their stimulus payments and won't be eligible to claim a Recovery Rebate Credit.
People who are missing a stimulus payment or got less than the full amount may be eligible to claim a Recovery Rebate Credit on their 2020 or 2021 federal tax return. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/recovery-rebate-credit