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COVID-19 Resource Update

Enhancing the lives of individuals, families, and the community!

CBI Crisis Line: 202-809-0261  

Financial Help

-If you or someone you know works as a bartender, barback, or server, you can apply for financial support through the United States Bartender Guild’s National Charity Foundation. Click Here


-Mayor Bowser and Chief Financial Officer DeWitt Announce 2019 Tax Filings and Payment deadline extended to July 15  Click Here


-Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), with the support from Capital One Bank, has launched EmergencySavingsPlus, an emergency savings program for residents of ward 7 and ward 8. It will give residents access to matched savings incentives to establish an emergency savings account as well as receive financial education classes, credit counseling, and one-on-one financial coaching sessions. Through the end of August 2020, each program participant is incentivized to save $100 into a savings account and then they can receive a $300 match from CAAB. Click Here


-Betancourt Macias Family Emergency Fund is financial help for undocumented individuals affected by Covid-19. They need to fill out a quick survey or call the number. Funds are distributed based on donations. Click Here


All payments on federally held student loans are allowed to be suspended through September 30, 2020, with no accrual of interest or late penalties. For more information, click here.


-This Go Fund Me page is for people who may be struggling to pay their rent. Click Here


-The US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced yesterday, March 30th, that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. For more information visit IRS.gov/coronavirus Click Here



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