Coronavirus News and Resources

Latest Updates and news articles related to the Coronavirus outbreak

Need Help Getting Groceries to Family Members 60 and Over?

April 20, 2020 

In some parts of the country, particularly New York and New Jersey, it may be challenging to go outside and get groceries. Traditional delivery services may alsp be delayed or unavailable. AskUmbrella is a service designed specifically for people 60 and up, helping pick up groceries and delivering it at your front door for a modest fee. We've had brethren use it for family on the other side of the country, and it works well. Be aware, it may take about a week for an order to be fulfilled. 

Need Help Filing for Unemployment?

We're here for you. 

We know that filing for unemployment is complicated, especially if this is the first time you've needed to file because of the unprecedented times we're in. If you need help filing for unemployment online, you can send an e-mail to [email protected], and brethren within the congregation will reach out to schedule time to help with your filing. 

CalJOBS 

April 20, 2020

Within a few weeks after you file for unemployment on EDD, you'll receive a letter to register on the CalJOBs website. It's important to do this as quickly as you receive the letter, because it can potentially delay when you can receive beneifts. 

Employment Development Department 

April 18, 2020

This is the link to California's Employment Development Department, which manages your unemployment filing. The link here will take you to UI Online, which requires you to first register for an account and to answer questions about your current unemployment status. From this link, click on "Log in or Register" to start the benefits process. 

COVID-19 Worker Resources Page

April 18, 2020

This is EDD's resource page that answers many questions about what benefits are available to workers impacted by COVID-19, and provides up to date information on what resources 

Guide on Filing for Unemployment

March 27, 2020

Millions of Americans have begun filing for unemployment in the last week due to impacts from the Coronavirus. If you need guidance on how to file for unemployment, check out this link here.