Has COVID-19 Affected Your Job?

Laid off or furloughed because of coronavirus? Know your unemployment benefits. Get information from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Benefits.gov The official benefits website of the U.S. government

Cuyahoga County Department of Health and Human Services Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Program: COVID-19 Emergency Assistance

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

Ohio Means Jobs  A free website that connects employers and Ohio job-seekers

Recovers – Cleveland Pandemic Response – COVID-19 Community Hub Request help or sign up to donate and volunteer.

Unemployment Step-by-Step Guide

Health Care

Health Care.gov Marketplace coverage and Coronavirus

Ohio Department of Medicaid

Legal Help

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has created a Worker Information Line to answer your employment questions.

Ohio Legal Help is a nonprofit organization founded in 2018 to help all Ohioans access the civil justice system.

Library Resources

JobNow from Brainfuse Provides live online assistance, powerful tools, and other resources for job-seekers.

Lynda.com A leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.


Has COVID-19 Affected Your Business?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Treasury have begun releasing the information that will guide the programs created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

To stay up to date on the implementation of these programs, visit these websites

SBA  Find information on all COVID-19 related programs that SBA is providing, including the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Emergency Grants, and Small Business Debt Relief.

Department of Treasury  Find information on the Paycheck Protection Program, as well as other tax provisions meant to help employers, including non-profits.

To help small business owners, the Small Business Association (SBA) has issued some guidance for small businesses seeking help:

Coronavirus SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan  A slideshow details how to apply for Disaster Loans

SBA Disaster Assistance Resources for Businesses Statewide Handout with resources for small businesses

Small Business Guide and Checklist for Emergency Loans

Unemployment Insurance Employer Information

Local Help

Resources for Business on the City of Shaker Heights website