A List of Resources for Hospitality Workers
I have received a lot of different links to resources for hospitality workers during this COVID-19 crisis. I thought this would be a great place to share them.
IRS -Economic Impact Payments
Last week, the Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This link give you information to see if you qualify for the $1,200 payment.
Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation
Individual’s who have been effected by the COVID-19 crisis can apply for direct relief. Each case is evaluated cased by case based o the state of an applicant’s emergency, prioritizing issues like medical needs.
One Fair Wage Emergency Fund
Here is a link to their form if you’re a service worker struggling amidst the coronavirus crisis.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.
The Lee Initiative
A program offering to-go meals for those restaurant workers in need of food and supplies.
Ben’s Friends is the food and beverage industry support group offering hope, fellowship, and a path forward to professionals who struggle with substance abuse and addiction.
Chefs with Issues
“On this site, I invite people involved in the industry (not just chefs) to share their stories and resources for dealing with the particular pressures of restaurant life, so that other people may feel less alone.” – Kat Kinsman
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1.800.273.8255
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
For an even more expansive list of resources, check out RWCF’s Resource Page for restaurants and workers coping with the COVID-19 emergency.