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Major assistance programs

Reemployment (Unemployment) Assistance

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and U.S. Federal Government
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Recipients can be paid half of what they were earning while working full-time. The maximum benefit from the State of Florida is $275 per week for a maximum of 39 weeks
  • An additional $600 per week has been made available for up to 13 weeks. This benefit will be available through July 31, 2020 and the amount is added to the benefits of up to $275 provided by the State of Florida

Small Loans for Individuals in Crisis

Capital Good Fund
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Crisis Relief Loan:

  • $300 - $1,500
  • 15-month term; no payments of interest or principal for the first three-months
  • 5% interest
  • Each application is reviewed based on pre-crisis income and expenses (typically, based on February 2020, or before)
  • No collateral required

Immigration Loan:

  • $2,000 - $20,000
  • 45-month term
  • 15.99% interest
  • No collateral required

Vehicle Purchase or Refinancing Loan:

  • $6,000 - $25,000
  • 60-month term
  • 7% - 17.99% interest, depending on application
  • Title to vehicle is used as collateral
  • For purchase or refinance of new or used vehicle
  • Max Loan-to-Value (LTV) or 115% for purchase and 130% for refinance

Reimbursement for SNAP Recipients

Expensify.Org
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Reimbursement of SNAP grocery purchases up to $50 per family to purchase additional essential goods

Temporary Cash Assistance

ACCESS Florida
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Temporary cash assistance

Emergency Financial Assistance

Catholic Charities
Miami-Dade County
Broward County
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Rent/mortgage assistance
  • Food vouchers
  • Utility assistance
  • Referrals for other services

Housing Assistance Network of Dade

Citrus Health Network
Miami-Dade County
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Temporary rent assistance
  • Temporary utility assistance

Job Opportunities

Employ Florida
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Search and find up-to-date  employment opportunities near your location
  • Apply for jobs
  • Set up automatic job posting notifications
  • Upload your résumé
  • Find training and education opportunities

Special assistance programs

More assistance programs

Short-Time Compensation Program
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Stay Connected with Verizon
Verizon
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Miami Pandemic Assistance Program
United Way
Miami-Dade County
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

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