MEMPHIS — With so many people in the region now working from home, working remotely, and doing online school work, here is a list of some resources you may need.
CSA resources include Rent and Mortage Assitance, Family Support, Utility Payment assistance, and much more.
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Mental Health Resources
If you, someone in your family or someone you know is affected by mental illness, there are many supports, services, and treatment options available. Here’s a list of just some in our area:
The Tennessee Department of Human Services has a special section of their website dedicated to child care issues. You can apply for COVID-19 essential employee child care payment assistance, view a directory of active childcare providers, locate YMCA and Boys & Girls Club temporary/emergency care locations, and more.
CLICK HERE to be taken to the Tennessee site.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services also has a section of their website dedicated to child care issues and resources for parents.
CLICK HERE to be taken to the Arkansas site.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services also has an online portal with information on early childhood care and development and economic assistance.
CLICK HERE to be taken to the Mississippi site.
Emotional & Spiritual Care
The Salvation Army is offering a hotline for anyone needing emotional or spiritual care. It’s staffed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and is available for anyone across the country.
Salvation Army officers and employees will be available to talk to anyone needing help, advice or prayer. The number is 844-458-4673.
Additionally, Christ Community Health Services has a “text to pray” option for people in the community. Anyone can submit a request or even request someone to call them and pray by texting “PrayTN” to 41444.
Free/Reduced Internet Access
Here is a list from a variety of internet providers if you need to sign up at a free or reduced cost:
- Comcast Internet Essentials
- AT&T (Phone: 855-220-5211)
- How to turn your phone into a hotspot (be sure to check with your cell phone provider regarding possible charges)
- Mid-South Food Bank: 901-527-0841
- MIFA Meals on Wheels: 901-527-0208
- St. John’s United Methodist Church: 901-726-4104
- First Presbyterian Church: 901-525-5619
- Scott Center: 901-323-4993
- Catholic Charities: 901-722-4700
- Memphis Union Mission: 901-526-8434
- Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: 901-272-7425
- Brinkley Heights Ministries: 901-458-0617
Coronavirus Testing Locations
Feeling feverish or like it’s hard to catch your breath? Did a coworker test positive for COVID-19 and now you’re worried you might have it, too?
New COVID-19 testing sites seem to be opening weekly across the Mid-South. FOX13 compiled a list of testing sites, as well as the criteria for testing at each location.
CLICK HERE to see the full list.
FOX13 compiled a list of unemployment information for Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
CLICK HERE for everything you need to know about unemployment in the Mid-South.
The Greater Memphis Chamber is keeping a list of available job postings in Memphis.
CLICK HERE to view that list.
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