1. The Texas Workforce Commission provides aid for the unemployed. You must fill out the given application and the claim begins to be made the week you complete it, however, it cannot be applied until after your last day of employment. There are two ways to apply for this Benefit: -Online, visiting the website: https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/applying-unemployment-benefits or calling to the phone number: (800)-939-6631.

2. Electricity plans also provide new financial support to prevent a disruption in the electricity Service during the COVID-19 quarantine. It is the Electricity Relief Program, Covid-19 Electricity Relief Program (CERP). This program is designed to help those who cannot pay their bills due to unemployment or financial difficulties caused by the COVID-19: https://electricityplans.com/electricity-relief-program-covid19-bill-payment-assistance/#howapply or call (866) 454-8387.

3. The Texas State has launched a new Frontline Child Care Availability Portal which can be accessed at www.find.frontlinechildcare.texas.gov. This website will allow parents who are essential workers to search for available child care near their home or work, and it will display a map of licensed child care centers and registered homes. It will show each facility’s operating hours, along with the number of open seats for each age group at the facility.