The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. Families can apply for up to two months of financial assistance if they were employed as of March 11, 2020 and either lost employment or at least 50% of their earned income as a result of the pandemic. This is in addition to any unemployment benefits members of the family may be receiving. DETAILS HERE. Apply for EMERGENCY CASH ASSISTANCE HERE.
STATE UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development has helpful information for citizens with unemployment claims. GET DETAILS HERE.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES- COURTESY MEMPHIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Widespread job loss has been one of the most extreme impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. To assist, the Memphis Chamber of Commerce is making it easier for local citizens to find job opportunities. The Chamber has a current list of local employers who have immediate job openings on its website. DETAILS HERE.