The Resource List

Last updated: April 8, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Dates next to resources indicate when it was last updated.
**Items with asterisks are NEW to the website as of today.**

General Human Services Guidance:

• **UST’s COVID-19 Resource Page for Nonprofits**

NY State Guidance for Contracted Nonprofit Human Services Providers (April 6th)

FAQs from Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Providers (April 7th)

Updated Businesses and Non-Healthcare Setting General Disinfection Guidance (April 4th)

Updated DOHMH’s COVID-19 Outbreak Factsheet (April 4th)

Updated Guidance for Businesses and Other Non-Health Care Settings (April 4th)

Essential Worker Transportation Template Letter

COVID-19 and Insurance Coverage Considerations for Nonprofits (April 2nd)

FAQs: Providing Disaster Relief During the COVID Crisis (March 30th)

DOHMH’s COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

Marks Paneth’s Pandemic Resource Center

Federal Coronavirus Relief Bills: What Do They Mean for Nonprofits?

Lawyers Alliance’s FAQs for Nonprofits (March 30th)

Protocols for Returning to Work Following COVID-19 Exposure or Infection (March 28th)

NYS COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits and Community-Based Organizations

General Guidance for Vehicle Operators

Guidance for Determining Who is Considered Essential Workforce in NYS

MOCS Guidance for how to streamline practices during COVID-19 (March 20th)

NYC Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) Letter to Human Services Providers (March 18th)

NYC’s FAQ for Contracted Health and Human Service Providers (March 15th)

COVID-19 Health Alert #6 for Providers from DOHMH

CDC COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies for Communities

The CDC’s Planning Guidance and Checklists for Pandemics

Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders from the CDC

Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for COVID-19 from the CDC (March 11th)

Lawyers Alliance’s webpage for COVID-19 related information

Legal Alert – Protecting Your Nonprofit from COVID-19 (March 9th)

COVID-19 Guidance for Contracted Health and Human Service Providers (March 6th)

For Organizations Working in Healthcare:

COVID-19 and People with HIV

Medicaid Update from NYS Department of Health (March)

Guidance to Medicaid Transportation Managers and Brokers (March 21st)

Medicaid Pharmacy Guidance from NYS

Updated Guidance for Healthcare Providers from NYS Webinar (March 13th)

Guidance from CMS on Medicare Coverage related to COVID-19

For Organizations with People Experiencing Homelessness and/or in Congregate and Residential Facilities:

Interim Guidance for Responding to People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

Updated Guidance for Congregate Settings (March 15th)

DHS’s guidance for homeless shelter clients who show COVID-19 symptoms (March 9th)

Homeless Shelter Interim Guidance

Commercial or Residential Building General Disinfection Guidance (March 5th)

For Organizations that Work with Children & Families:

**Guidance: Children’s Waiver Home & Community Based Services Re: Respite Services (April 8th)**

**Find virtual healthcare appointments for children age 0-21**

Emergency Guidance for Family Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 2nd)

Update for Prevention, Foster Care, & Providers on ACS Requirements (March 31st)

Waivers for organizations providing child care to families receiving child care assistance

Guidance regarding HCBS Children’s Waiver for Health Homes Serving Children (March 29th)

FAQs for Child Care Programs

Emergency Child Care Employment Guidance

NYC Department of Education: Find a Free Meal Locator

Guidance for Designated Children & Family Treatment & Support Services’ (March 19th)

Proposed scope of Regional Enrichment Centers & direct services contingencies (March 16th)

Face-to-Face Requirements Waived for Some Home and Community-Based Services (March 14th)

Schools and Families Guidance

Guidance from OCFS on COVID-19 for programs (March 11th)

Guidance for Parents Seeking Child Care (March 11th)

For Organizations that Work with Older Adults & in Adult Care:

Guidance for Facilitated Enrollment Agencies for the Aged, Blind and Disabled (March 21st)

Guidance for Nursing Home Transition & Diversion and TBI Medicaid Waiver Providers (March 20th)

Medicaid Pharmacy Guidance from NYS

Temporary Suspension of Statewide Adult Day Health Care Program Services (March 17th)

Info for PACE Organizations Regarding Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 (March 17th)

Guidance for Home Health Care Agencies and Hospice Providers (March 14th)

Guidance for Nursing Homes (March 11th)

Guidance for Adult Care Facilities (March 11th)

Guidance for Home and Community Health Care Workers

For Organizations that Work on Addiction & Behavioral Health:

OMH’s COVID-19 Disaster Emergency FAQ (March 23rd)

Guidance for NYS Behavioral Health Programs (March 11th)

Use of Telemental Health for People Affected by the Disaster Emergency

NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports waiver for telepractice (March 9th)

For Organizations That Work With Immigrant or LGBTQ+ Communities:

Know Your Rights Guide for Transgender New Yorkers Navigating COVID-19 – haga clic aquí para revisar la guía en español

Info on the Public Charge Rule – It Does NOT Apply to COVID-19 Testing or Treatment

Fundraising Resources for Human Services Providers & Individuals:

**Home-based child caregivers & providers can apply for the Home-Based Child Care Emergency Fund**

Government and Private Aid Available to Nonprofits for COVID-19 Relief (April 1st)

Apply for a LyftUp COVID-19 Community Grant for transportation support

Verizon-LISC Small Business Recovery Grant Application

April 9th webinar, A Dialogue with Foundation Leaders about Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19

COVID-10 Emergency Loans Guide and Checklist for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

NYC Employee Retention Grant Program

Hebrew Free Loan Society COVID-19 Impact Loan for Individuals

Expensify $50 SNAP reimbursements for individuals

Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grants

Northern Manhattan Emergency Recovery Fund

Open Road Alliance – Grants and Loans to Nonprofits

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Application

Nonprofit Finance Fund No-Interest Loan Application

Empire State Development Resource Guide to COVID-19 SBA Disaster Loans

NYC Financial Assistance for Businesses & Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Robin Hood’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund for Nonprofits

Applications for Emergency Grants to Support Local Nutrition Programs

SBA Disaster Assistance Loans

Philanthropy’s response and open proposals related to COVID-19


Federal Stimulus Bill Resources:

Nonprofit New York and the New York Council of Nonprofits are hosted a webinar titled, Federal COVID-19 Bills & New York’s Nonprofits. Click here to view the webinar recording. Click here to review the webinar slides.

National Council of Nonprofits’s resources for understanding the CARES Act.

Nonprofit Finance Fund’s blog post, Crisis Funding and Debt: What Organizations Need to Know.

Nonprofit Finance Fund’s somewhat cautionary message about the legislation.

Marks Paneth’s Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan resources.

7 Ways CARES Act Financially Supports Nonprofits – an article by Sibi Thomas of Marks Paneth.

FMA’s Payroll Protection Program Toolbox.

Remember to connect with your bank to see if they are or are not part of the SBA loan program. Look up which banks are offering these loans by clicking here (last updated 4/2).

Other Resources Relevant to Human Services Organizations:

**NYC is also rolling out, and expanding, its NYC Food Delivery Assistance Portal for qualifying households to receive meal delivery, at this time requests can be submitted every 48 hours. Learn more.**

**SNAP continues to be an important resource helping New Yorkers afford food. If you or your clients need assistance applying for SNAP or other benefits, please email: [email protected]**

**Find virtual healthcare appointments for children age 0-21**

Free Anti-Eviction Legal Services

Find a Meal Hub to Access Three Free Meals-a-Day for Any New Yorker

A Decision Framework for Nonprofit Leaders & Boards

Tips for a Successful Virtual Gala Experience

Sign up for DOHMH’s digest of resources

See impacts of COVID-19 by zip code

Information on the Assurance Wireless Program

NYC Food Delivery Assistance

City Agency Suspensions and Reductions

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Nonprofit Employers Need to Know (March 20th)

Information on the Census 2020 Extension

How to Get Tested for COVID-19 If You Qualify

FAQs for Executives Wondering About Taking Your Staff Members’ Temperature, etc. (March 19th)

Safety Guidance for Organizations & Volunteers

Memo from the Red Cross on the Need for Blood Donations (March 19th)

Find an Open Food Bank Near You

Resources for anxiety and your mental health throughout COVID-19

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks