Coronavirus Hardship Resources

Are you looking for emergency response resources to help with food, rental or mortgage assistance? Start local. Many municipal governments have information on where families can find food and housing financial support on their city government or health corporation websites.

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How Do I Contact My Local Government Specialist?

Local Government and Emergency Operations Centers

Contact your local government and Emergency Operations Centers for help with rent and mortgage relief and resources for businesses, students and more:

Alaska 2-1-1

The hours for the 2-1-1 call center are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m:

Statewide Resources

DHSS Public Assistance

Broadband Assistance

  • Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
    This Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.

Funeral Assistance

  • COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
    Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

Business Resources

Student Resources