Financial Assistance

  • Governor DeSantis extends moratorium on evictions & foreclosures through July 1, 2020. Click Here for more information.
  • Rental assistance is available for residents of Pompano Beach affected by COVID-19. Click Here for info and application.
  • Rental assistance for eligible cities in Broward County. Click Here for details.
  • Financial and Mental Health Assistance Available. Click Here for more information.
  • If you have been laid off or sent home without pay for an extended period by your employer due to COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Unemployment Benefits. Click Here for qualifications and application instructions.
  • Family Success Centers offer emergency assistance for mortgage, rent and utilities. Click Here for more information.
  • COVID-19 Rental Assistance Applications Available Online. Eligible residents will receive up to three months of assistance, with a maximum of $5,000. Apply Here.

  • Having problems with your landlord? Call Legal Aid of Broward’s Housing Department at (954) 736-2414 or Click Here to visit the website. For all other legal issues, call (954) 765-8950 or (954) 736-2400.
  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will “halt all foreclosure actions and evictions for the next 60 days.
  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide disaster assistance loans for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Florida is eligible.
  • FPL is suspending service interruption during Covid-19 crisis. Click Here for more information.
  • Click Here to see a list of banks offering relief to customers affected by COVID-19. If your bank or credit union is not listed, please visit their website or call their customer service number to learn what options are available.
  • YMCA Emergency Relief Fund program offers food and helps with other basic needs for seniors, families and other vulnerable populations. Call for more info (754) 312-4150.
  • For help with bills, rent and food, call United Way Community Economic Relief 1 (866) 211-9966. Provide zip code and a list of local agencies will be provided.
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides low-income families with financial assistance for electric bill payments, up to $900 per year, depending on income and eligibility. Call (954) 357-5025.
  • Another Round Another Rally is offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed due to COVID-19 outbreak. If this is you, Click Here to apply.
  • All income levels are eligible to file tax returns for free using MyFreeTaxes.com. Made available through United Way.
  • DCF has implemented a six-month recertification extension for individuals and families scheduled to recertify their SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid benefits in April or May. Click Here for more info or call (850) 300-4DCF.
  • SNAP will temporarily increase all benefit amounts to the maximum monthly allotment based on household size. Call the DCF Customer Call Center at 1 (866) 762-2237 or (850) 300-4323 for more information.
  • Florida Kidcare: Changes to Premium payments based on current income if affected by loss of income. Call the hotline to see if you qualify (954)-INSURES. Click Here for more information.

Medical Resources

  • Does your child need health insurance? Please Click Here for info on how to enroll your child in Kid Care.
  • The CDC is recommending people see an online doctor as a first line of defense if they’re feeling symptoms.
  • YMCA Health Navigation Program connects vulnerable populations, families and seniors to clinical (tele-doctors, tele-medicine, access to medication, mental health, etc.) and community resources. For more info call (754) 312-4150 or Click Here submit your inquiry.

Mental Health Resources

FREE, instant, confidential access to a crisis counselor by texting: 741741