Additional COVID-19 Resources Available

Here is a list of additional resources available on the national and state level to assist in food, income, health insurance, utilities and other necessities.

By Compiled by CWCSEO | Translated by Jamal Fox & Helayne Lillo

Food pantries/assistance

Unemployment claims


Families, Seniors, or Those With Disability

Medicaid/Health Insurance Application


  • Health Insurance Marketplace - Access Health CT

Enrollment period has been extended for those who are uninsured due to Covid-19. They can apply until April 2. Visit .

NOTE: USCIS encourages all those, including undocumented immigrants, with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services. Such treatment or preventive services will not negatively affect any alien as part of a future Public Charge analysis. SOURCE: USCIS  

Disability Benefits

Affordable Internet


  • NOTE: Connecticut state regulators have announced that utilities will no longer be able to shut off the water, electricity or natural gas of residential customers if they don’t pay their bills.
  • Regional Water Authority instated no water shut offs until at least April 30.

Mental Health Resources

  • Call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Text HOME to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line
  • Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66-746 for the Disaster Distress Hotline
  • Call 1-866-488-7386, text START to 678-678 or click here to chat with The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ youth)
  • Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522 to connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

Other public health resources to stay up to date on COVID-19

US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19:

Connecticut Department of Public Health: