Resources during the State of Emergency

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Click the image above for the Provincetown COVID-19 Resource Guide. Click here for food resources available on the Cape.

The following resources are available to the community during the State of Emergency. Please follow the links or call ahead to confirm with the agencies listed. Click here for our page on How to Connect When Social Distancing. 

If you need help accessing resources, Provincetown’s Community Support Liaison, Alex Juchniewich, can help.  You can reach Alex at (508) 237-7042 and Alex@HPCCapeCod.org..

Other Local and Cape-Based Resources

J&E Fruit and Produce, Inc. is offering home grocery delivery service. You must set up an account with them to get started by contacting orders@jeproduce.com or 508-487-3627. All orders must be placed by 10:30 am for same day delivery.

The Major Crisis Relief Fund is a resource for Cape Cod residents and families.

Cape Cod United Way COVID-19 Community Response Fund was set up to provide access to basic needs (food, shelter, emergency assistance). They will continuously assess the needs in the community and communicate and collaborate with funding partners to make sure funds are available and meeting the most pressing needs.

COVID-19 is putting incredible pressure on families. You might be noticing your child is struggling in new ways, or that old problems are getting worse. Should you worry about your child’s behavioral health? Click here to help figure that out.

Statewide or National Resources and Updates

The Greg Hill Foundation, in partnership with Samuel Adams, has established a fund dedicated to helping Massachusetts restaurant workers who have been impacted by closures as a result of COVID-19. Their goal is to provide as many $1,000 grants as they can. To qualify for a grant, you must satisfy all requirements. To see the requirements or to apply for a grant, please visit the Greg Hill Foundation’s website.

Creative Capital maintains a list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists and arts professionals, affected by COVID-19.

The Department of Transitional Assistance launched a new online application portal to assist residents in applying for Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) and Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC).

The Department of Public Utilities has ordered that investor-owned utility companies cannot shut off your gas, water, or electric service for failure to pay a bill during the State of Emergency. 

If you have MassHealth you will not lose your benefits during the State of Emergency. More information here. Also, if you have MassHealth you may qualify for no-cost or low-cost phone service. Click here for more information.

All walk-in offices for the MA Health Connector are closed. Payments can be made online, or by mailing a check or money order to the address listed on your invoice. Health Connector has extended their open enrollment period for uninsured Massachusetts residents until April 25, 2020. If you have experienced a loss of income, you may qualify for a cheaper rate. For assistance signing up and more information, please call customer service at (877) 623-6765 (TTY (877) 623-7773 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled) or visit the Health Connector website.

With schools closing and students in need of ways to continue their education, Comcast is offering sixty (60) days of internet service for free to new subscribers. Please be advised that the subscription rate after sixty (60) days is $9.95/month. For more information on signing up for this service, please visit Comcast’s website. 

This is a list of national resources for the undocumented.