Layoff Survival Kit
The Working for
America Institute offers a Layoff Survival Kit for union leaders and
workers, including updated information on unemployment benefits,
downloadable publications, including Surviving Layoffs and Plant
Closures, and the latest data on the economic impact of layoffs on
states and metropolitan areas.
Low-Cost Health Care Services
Hill Burton Facilities provide free or low-cost health care services to people living in the facility’s area who cannot afford to pay for the services. Click for a list of all federally-mandated Hill Burton Facilities.
Low-Cost Insurance for Children
Government-sponsored program aiding families in accessing health insurance for children. Lists state-by-state programs and requirements.
( http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/ )
Unemployment Benefits by State
Provides state-by-state information on unemployment insurance and benefits. (www.workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/map.asp )
When the Paycheck Stops
When the Paycheck Stops is a resource guide for union members who are facing an interruption in employment. Specific sections include 1) dealing with creditors; 2) Staying insured, and; 3) keeping a roof over your head.
Unemployment and Related Help from the AFL-CIO web site.
AFL-CIO Community Services: AFA-CWA's affiliation with the AFL-CIO
affords members access to a nationwide network of 200 full time labor
liaisons skilled in providing union members and their families with
referrals to local community resources and services when individual
and/or family resources are slim.
Find your local community service
People Who Help Handbook Or call 703-683-7833.