Resources

Helpful Links

The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program

Is available to provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period is open now and runs through May 8, 2020. Interested businesses should visit FloridaDisasterLoan.org for more information.

U.S. Small Business Administration - Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) application deadline: December 18, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration is also offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury. Please visit the Small Business Guidance and Loan Resource link on the left. 

The Short Time Compensation Program, also known as Work Sharing, allows employers to receive assistance with retaining their employees. The program is administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and permits prorated reemployment assistance benefits to employees whose work hours and earnings are reduced — helping to avoid layoffs.

The Business Damage Assessment survey evaluates businesses affected by COVID-19 and the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so actions to implement appropriate relief programs can begin. All businesses that have been impacted should fill out the survey at https://floridadisaster.biz/.

FOOD ASSISTANCE:
Florida Department of Children & Families (SNAP & EBT). The work requirements for two assistance programs providing food and shelter have been temporarily waived by order of the Governor. To apply for Food Assistance or login to Access Self-Service portal: https://www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/ or please call: (850) 300-4323. For more information click here.  

FDOH Work Requirements for  (SNAP) and (TANF): Click Here
If you are an individual with a disability and need help with the application process or other ACCESS services, please find the region point of contact listed at the following website: https://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/individual-with-disability/auxiliary-aids-plan.shtml.
Palm Beach County Food Bank Locations.  Palm Beach County Food Bank.

Palm Beach County School District Feeding Sites Open During School Closure.

Community of Hope Church (2341 South Military Trail)

Saturday, April 18 and every Saturday during COVID-19 Quarantine.  Distribution runs from 1 to 3pm.  You may line up at 12:30pm. The process takes approximately 1 hour.  Feeding South Florida.  For additional Distribution Locations visit Feeding South Florida Calendar of Food Distributions. 

Free Food Drive Thru Distribution (Greenacres City Hall, 5800 Melaleuca Lane)

Saturday, April 25. Distribution runs from 9am to 12pm.  Farm Share, Inc. Program.