The City of Newton has launched a COVID-19 Care Fund. The fund is designed to provide financial assistance to Newton residents, people who work in Newton, and families with children receiving childcare services in Newton or enrolled in Newton Public Schools who have been financially burdened by the pandemic. City of Newton First Responders who incur new childcare expenses or other expenses as a result of the crisis will also be eligible.
Details on the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund from United Way: https://unitedwaymassbay.org/covid-19/newton-covid-19-care-fund/
The City has a helpful list of resources for those in need of financial assistance or assistance with utilities and more: http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/health_n_human_services/humansvcs/default.asp
List of other resources in Massachusetts: https://www.philanthropyma.org/grantmakers-philanthropic-advisors/resources/disaster-and-emergency-relief-resources
Unemployment benefits: https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-unemployment-and-coronavirus-covid-19 (if you are having trouble applying for these, please let us know, there are additional resources to support you).
Newton rent assistance fund:
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