Have You Lost a Household Member to COVID-19?
You May Be Eligible for Cash Assistance
If you’ve lost a household wage earner or caregiver to COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive emergency cash assistance through the Montefiore Family Resilience Fund, supported by the Robin Hood Foundation.
Eligibility requirements include:
- A wage earner or caretaker in the household has died from COVID-19.
- At least one child/young adult age 26 or younger lives in and is financially dependent on the household.
- The family is experiencing financial distress (such as difficulty paying for housing or food, significant financial debt).
Families must be referred by the Benefit Fund’s Member Assistance Program. If you are interested, contact your Outreach Coordinator at OutreachAssistance@1199Funds.org or (646) 473-6930.