- Child Tax Credit Awareness Day
The American Rescue Plan provides historic and transformational tax relief for families and children. To make sure that people know about these benefits, July 15th 2021 - the date that individuals may start receiving payments – was established as Child Tax Credit Awareness Day. Please find more information here.
- COVID-19 Resources for People Who Use Drugs and People Vulnerable to Structural Violence
The Harm Reduction Coalition has put together a list of COVID-19 resources specifically for people who use drugs and people vulnerable to structural violence.
- COVID-19 Resources in the RCORP-ETC 10-County Region
RCORP-ETC has put together a list of COVID-19 resources available in our area.
- Family Resource Guide
Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services is aware that children and families across the state may need additional support during this unprecedented and challenging time. As always, our priority is ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children by building strong, healthy and empowered families. You can help achieve this goal by looking out for the children and families in your community. If you identify a family that may need assistance, reach out with a helping hand to link them to important resources found in this guide.
- FREE In-Home COVID-19 Vaccines for Seniors & Tennesseans with Disabilities
Seniors and Tennesseans with disabilities (over the age of 18) can now get a free COVID-19 vaccine in their own home! The preferred way to refer someone who wants a vaccine to this program is for a trusted organization to input their information on the online form provided at here. However, the individual can also complete the form on their own and simply include the name of the referring organization in the space provided. Please find more information at here.
- Office of National Drug Control Policy COVID-19 Fact Sheet
During the COVID-19 crisis, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is leading efforts to ensure that prevention, treatment, recovery support services, and safe and effective pain management remain available nationwide.
- Rent Relief Call Center Is Live
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA)'s Rent Relief Call Center is now live and available to help individuals with questions regarding the COVID-19 Rent Relief program, eligibility, needed documentation, etc.
844-500-1112 Hours: Monday- Saturday, 8am-8pm (central time)
Please find the THDA COVID-19 Rent Relief application portal here. Tenants in Davidson, Knox, Rutherford, and Shelby County/Memphis will NOT BE ELIGIBLE for THDA funds and will need to contact their local government for more information on local rent relief programs.
- Rental Assistance Is Available
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Treasury to encourage tenants and landlords to take advantage of emergency rental assistance available through the American Rescue Plan Act. The rental assistance will help cover rent, utilities, and other housing costs to keep residents in their homes. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has a new website (consumerfinance.gov/renthelp) that allows renters and landlords to find information on rental assistance in their area. Please find the flyer at here.
- SAMHSA – Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a list of training and technical assistance related to COVID-19.
- TN COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for Healthcare Workers and Educators
COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is now open to Tennessee healthcare workers and educators. Please find more information at here.
Call: 888-642-7886 Hours: 7am-11 pm ET
- USDA – COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
- UT Extension COVID-19 Response
The UT Extension team has developed many resources to help the citizens of Tennessee and beyond as we navigate the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. From families to farmers, UT Extension has resources available. Find them here.