With many neighbors experiencing unexpected challenges due to COVID-19 we are committed to providing our community with resources to help them during these uncertain times. Below is a list of local and national COVID-19 resources, last updated September 2020.

Wind Damage and Weatherization

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Call Salt Lake County Public Works at 385-468-6101 to report downed trees or branches in the road.

Salt Lake County Damage Survey: This survey allows residents to self report damage at their properties and will help affected cities and the county better coordinate resources and cleanup efforts

Debris Disposal: the Salt Lake Valley Landfill, located at 6030 West California Ave has waived weather-related green disposal for residential, non-commercial loads beginning today at noon and running for two weeks.

If you are interested in volunteering to help your neighbors clear and dispose of trees on their property, you can sign up to volunteer through Utah’s National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster program

Resources in Different Languages

Rental and Mortgage Assistance

NeighborWorks® Salt Lake: partnered with Salt Lake City Government to  provide Mortgage Assistance for Salt Lake City residents facing uncertain times due to COVID-19.

CDC Utah: partnered temporary mortgage assistance for households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Salt Lake City.

Utah Community Action: providing deposit and emergency rental assistance, landlord-tenant mediation, and case management, available in different languages call 801-359-2444 for assistance.

Utah Apartment Association: lists information about rent deferment, state wide moratorium and allocated emergency housing funds 

Utah Rent Relief: Utah Housing Assistance Program can help renters who are unable to pay their rent and utilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19

Available Rental Assistance: Department of Work Force Services lists rental assistance by county and local agencies. 

Landlord Housing Assistance Program assists landlords in applying for rental assistance on behalf of their tenants impacted by COVID-19. 

Department of Work Force’s Housing Assistance Program (HAP) has been funded by the CARES Act through the Utah
Housing and Community Development Division. This program is designed to assist low income Utahans who have experienced financial hardship related to COVID-19 in obtaining or retaining rental housing.

HEAT Local Offices: provide energy assistance and year-round energy crisis assistance for low income eligible households

Free, Confidential, 24/7 Help Hotlines

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Call 1-800-385-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

U of U Warm Line Offers support and strives to empower families and individuals with the tools and resources to receive the care that they need in the most comfortable setting possible. Interpretors in more than 150 languages who can help. Call 801-587-1055

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

SafeUT Crisis Chat and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through live chat and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone.

Mental Health

Pandemics can be stressful! The coronavirus disease pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. However, these actions are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Online Mental Health Screening

NYC Health COVID-19: Coping and Emotional Well-being 

Arts, Culture and Science

Virtual Science Engagements: Museums and science centers offering their communities at home educational programming, resources and materials 

Utah’s Cultural Community of Arts and Museums: Community update calls, resources for artists and organizations

Google Arts & Culture  Have you ever wondered what your favorite paintings look like up close? Zoom into millions of artworks with Google’s Art Camera

The New York Botanical Garden created a virtual walk-through tour of their various gardens 

75 Best Virtual Museums around the world

Health Journeys offers free online meditations in English and Spanish

Miscellaneous Resources and Funding

Find Low Cost Internet Options by Zip Code 

SEE Learning at Home Learning Resources for Educating the Heart and Mind

Federal Reserve Bank Main Street Lending Program is designed to help credit flow to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations that were impacted by COVID-19 

Utah COVID-19 PPE Support Grant  known as ‘Safe In Utah,’ is a $5 million grant program to help businesses keep employees and customers safe.

Utah State Business Loans and Grants

NeighborWorks® Salt Lake
Salt Lake Office
622 West 500 North
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-539-1590
NMLS #395931

NeighborWorks® Salt Lake
Murray Office
4843 S Poplar Street
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-539-1590
NMLS #395931

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