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Thank you for Giving, Helping and Caring for each other, our residents and our communities. YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

Together, we show our strength through our compassion and support for one another during life’s greatest hardships.  The Michael R. Walker Genesis Employee Foundation is here for you.  We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic is greatly impacting all aspects of your life and may be creating a severe financial hardship for you and your family.  Please feel free to contact us at 610-925-2121 or visit us on Central for a grant application at https://sites.google.com/genesishcc.com/hr-gef/gef-home.

Below are some additional resources that may be helpful to you:

EAP/Health Advocate at 866-681-8686 option 1 has counselors available 24 hours a day to help with issues that interfere with your personal or work life, such as stress management, marital or relationship issues, parenting, depression, grief or loss, alcohol and drug problems, child or elder care, and financial concerns.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has the most up-to-date information and resources about what is going on with coronavirus in the U.S.  Please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

Please visit Benefits.gov for additional resources available by State
https://www.benefits.gov/?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dr374

Unemployment Assistance:  To apply for unemployment assistance, please contact your State Unemployment Assistance Agency. For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Unemployment Assistance Page.

Childcare and other important resources available by State
https://www.childcareaware.org/resource/state-by-state-resources-for-families/

Rent/Mortgage/Utilities/Car/Credit Card Payments: Please contact your local utility companies, landlords, mortgage holders, credit card companies and other service providers to make alternative payment arrangements. Hardship programs may be available to you.  Please be sure to ask about repayment terms with your lenders or providers. 

Mental Health:  Anxiety and depression can heighten during a time like this. Please take a moment and read these helpful coping strategies.
https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/March-2020/Coronavirus-Mental-Health-Coping-Strategies

Medications:  Discount/Coupons may be available to you with the following programs:
https://www.goodrx.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr-2ep4G26AIVAWyGCh3zogBqEAAYAyAAEgJjyPD_BwE
https://www.wellrx.com/discount-pharmacy-prices?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIh6T8noa26AIVAuiGCh1n-ADVEAAYAyAAEgJ4i_D_BwE

Pantries/Food Banks/Schools: While your children are not attending school, please contact your local school district, churches and pantries that may be able to assist you with free breakfasts, lunches, and snacks.

Resources to support Parents, Families, At-Home learning and more can be found on the link below.
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

Thank you again for Giving, Helping and Caring for each other.  Please stay safe and healthy.



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