COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES

General Information Resources

Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Novel Coronavirus information page: http://bit.ly/INCoronavirus 

ISDH coronavirus call center (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week): 877-826-0011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19) - What you Need to Know: 
http://bit.ly/CDCcoronavirusNTK or call 800-232-4636

For information on Gov. Holcomb's plan to reopen Indiana's economy: BackOnTrack.in.gov

For COVID-19 testing information, including a map of testing sites throughout the state: https://bit.ly/INTestingMap

For more information on various state resources (job openings and training, education, health care, child care, etc.) aimed at helping Hoosiers take their next step in life: https://bit.ly/YourNextStepIN

Unemployed Workers

To find answers to frequently asked questions about Indiana unemployment benefits: https://bit.ly/DWDUnemploymentFAQ or http://bit.ly/DWDUnemployment

To read about what can cause a delay in processing claims for unemployment benefits: https://bit.ly/UnemploymentTop8

To watch a presentation by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) covering the basics of filing for unemployment insurance: https://bit.ly/UnemploymentPresentation

If the resources above do not answer your questions about unemployment benefits, contact the DWD directly by calling 800-891-6499. (Due to high call volume, some calls are getting a message that the phone number is not working. DWD is working to correct this and answer calls as quickly as possible.)

Employers

You can now visit the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) without an appointment, however, for quicker service an appointment is recommended. For information on how to schedule an appointment: https://bit.ly/DORAppointments.
NOTE: Customers are strongly encouraged to first call DOR customer service (317-232-2240) to see if their questions can be answered by an expert customer service representative.

To find resources for business owners affected by COVID-19: https://bit.ly/COVIDbusiness or call the Indiana Economic Development Corporation at 800-463-8081

If your business can help Indiana fight COVID-19 by sharing or producing medical supplies, or in any other way, please email covidresponse@iedc.in.gov

To learn more about how Gov. Holcomb's latest executive order applies to your business, first visit BackOnTrack.in.gov. Remaining questions can be answered by emailing covidresponse@iedc.in.gov

To learn more about Indiana's Small Business Restart Fund for businesses that haven't received federal aid: https://bit.ly/SmallBizRestartFund

To learn more about Indiana's Economic Activity Stabilization and Enhancement (EASE) program aimed at supporting the state's manufacturing industry: https://bit.ly/EASEprogram

To apply for emergency assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration: https://bit.ly/SBACoronavirusRelief or call 800-659-2955

To learn about how the Indiana Small Business Development Center is providing free loan application assistance and business advising to impacted businesses: https://bit.ly/SBDCcovid

To read an unemployment insurance FAQ document from the Department of Workforce Development for employers: https://bit.ly/DWDEmployerFAQ

To access the PPE Directory, which connects Hoosier businesses to Indiana companies providing PPE for purchase, visit: https://bit.ly/PPEDirectory

Education

To view Indiana Department of Education COVID-19 Resources for Indiana Schools: http://bit.ly/DOEschoolresources

To view college campuses' guidance on COVID-19 response policies: http://bit.ly/CHEcovid

To contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education financial aid support center: Email awards@che.in.gov or call 888-528-4719

To find information from the U.S. Department of Education about relief from student loan payments during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://bit.ly/USDOEStudentLoanRelief. If this website does not answer your questions about student loans, call the federal government's Office of Student Aid at 800-4-FED-AID (800-433-3243)

To view a map of public libraries offering Wi-Fi internet access in their parking lots during the COVID-19 emergency: https://bit.ly/LibraryWifiMap

Courts and Corrections

Indiana Department of Correction COVID-19 response policies: http://bit.ly/DOCcovid

Indiana Supreme Court directory of contacts for local courts and clerks: https://bit.ly/ContactINcourts

Child Care

To view Child Care Resource and Referral Agency maps: http://bit.ly/FSSAcarefinder

To learn about Brighter Futures – an organization that helps families find and pay for care: http://bit.ly/BrighterFutures20 or call 800-299-1627

Housing Assistance

Landlords and tenants can participate in a free court mediation process to settle rental disputes without going through eviction. To find out more about this program: http://bit.ly/LandlordTenantProgram. To apply to participate in the program: http://bit.ly/LandlordTenantApp

For a FAQ page on foreclosure and eviction matters, visit https://bit.ly/ForeclosureResources

If you need help paying your mortgage, visit https://bit.ly/GetHopeMortgage or call 877-GET-HOPE (877-438-4673)

To get more information about the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program: https://bit.ly/INHousingNow

Social Services

To apply for Family and Social Services Administration benefits: https://bit.ly/FSSAbenefits or call 800-403-0864

To find information on a variety of community resources: https://bit.ly/IN211 or call 2-1-1

To find food banks and meal service sites near you: https://bit.ly/FSSAFoodAssistance

To find critical-care work opportunities serving children, seniors and people with disabilities: https://bit.ly/HoosiersHelpingHoosiers

To find services for older adults and their families: https://bit.ly/ElderCareLocator or call 1-800-677-1116

To get 24-7 crisis counseling and support from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

For a list of free mental health resources that have been vetted by experts to help Hoosiers manage their mental health, visit https://bit.ly/BeWellIndiana

Other Resources

To find information from the IRS about economic impact payments that are being made directly to Americans under the recently passed CARES Act: https://bit.ly/IRSEconomicImpactPayment 

To check with the IRS on the status of your federal economic impact payment: https://bit.ly/EconomicImpactStatus

To submit business-related complaints (including scams and price gouging): http://bit.ly/AttGenIN or call 800-382-5516

To complete BMV transactions remotely: http://bit.ly/BMVcovid or call 888-692-6841 

For military families and veterans – special application for COVID-19 emergency assistance from the Military Family Relief Fund: http://bit.ly/MFRFcovid or call 800-400-4520

To find the U.S. Department of Agriculture's list of resources and assistance specific to rural communities: https://bit.ly/USDARuralResources

To find information from the Federal Trade Commission on avoiding work-from-home scams: https://bit.ly/FTCworkfromhome

Announcements from State Leaders

To view videos of state officials providing updates on the state's COVID-19 response: https://bit.ly/GovVideoUpdates

Gov. Holcomb's Executive Orders: https://bit.ly/INExecOrders

Gov. Holcomb News Releases: https://bit.ly/GovNewsroom

Indiana State Department of Health News Releases: https://bit.ly/ISDHNewsroom

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration News Releases: https://bit.ly/FSSANewsroom

Indiana Department of Workforce Development News Releases: https://bit.ly/DWDNewsroom