Today’s COVID-19 briefing is scheduled for 4 p.m. and will include CT Department of Labor Commissioner Kurt Westby and Deputy Commissioner Daryle Dudzinski. We have sent some of your questions about unemployment filing problems in advance… MORE

… including whether the fully automated process they recommended last week is working or has it also been overwhelmed by applications. We got an answer to that today – the automated system can process 20,000 applications per day, which *should* help the DOL get caught up.

Also, we have provided some informational resources that might help solve some problems for you below:

INFORMATION RESOURCES:

Best single page of information for EVERYTHING

Food assistance
FoodShare – Hartford and Tolland Counties Mobile Pantry

Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry schedule

Meals on Wheels

Farmers Markets Open

For food, health insurance & child care assistance

Volunteers
Medical Volunteers

Non-Medical Volunteers

Business Help
CARES Act & PPP Loans

Resources for Connecticut Businesses

Business Recovery

Unemployment information

Mortgage Relief information

Information about your Stimulus payment

Tax deadline information

Child Care information

Mental Health Crisis Services

Domestic Violence Assistance or 888-774-2900

Donate Blood

4-CT Connecticut Covid-19 Charity Connection

Talking with Children About COVID-19 (CDC site)

PBS Kids

@CTStateParks on Twitter