Covid-19 Resources

Best Practices for Homeless Shelter Providers

Hudson County Partners with Health Providers to Create a Stepdown Unit for Recovering Covid-19 Patients

How Eva’s Village in Paterson Has Adjusted its Facilities to Treat Patients

Trenton Council Considers $500k for Emergency Homeless Shelters for Covid-19 

Joseph’s House Opens Pop-Up Hygenic Services for Homeless in Camden

Morris County Works With Nonprofits to Help Homeless Residents

NYC Department of Homeless Services Best Practices for Shelters

NYC DHS Shelter Guidance

NYC Isolation Plan and Best Practices for Shelters

Connecticut shelters rapidly moving people to hotels to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks; homeless individual tests positive in Hartford

Homeless residents moved to temporary hotel housing in midst of coronavirus outbreak

Summary of NJ Resources*

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Resources and Guidance:

General State COVID-19 Information Hub

State of NJ COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal

COVID-19 Labor and Worker Protections

Eviction Moratorium Information and Question Form

Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders and Announcements:

Executive Order 128: Allows Tenants to Direct Their Landlords to Use Their Security Deposits to Offset Rent or Back Rent

Executive Order 126: Prohibits Cable and Telecommunication Providers From Terminating Internet and Voice Service to Nonpayment for 30 Days After the Current Public Health Emergency Has Ended

Executive Order 123: Requires Insurance Companies to Pay Claims During the Grace Period and Ensure That Unpaid Premiums Are Made Payable Over a Lengthy Period

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce FEMA Approval for Non-Congregate Sheltering in Response to COVID-19

Housing Stability Mandate

Governor Murphy Enacts Moratorium on Removals of Individuals Due to Evictions or Foreclosures

Stay-at-Home Rules

NJ DDD Information:

Information on Funding for Residential Providers

DDD Temporary Service Modifications

NJ DHMAS Guidance:

COVID-19 and Opium Treatment Program Guidance

Temporary Adjustment to Allow Telehealth for Partial Care Services (4/13)

Guidance from DFD:

Emergency Childcare

Childcare Resources and Referral Agencies Providing Guidance on Childcare Options for Essential Workers

Guidance from DCF:

Resources for Providers

Guidance from the Department of Banking and Insurance:

Insurers to Provide Emergency Grace Period for Payment of Insurance Premiums for Residents, Businesses Amid COVID-19

NJ 211 – Live Help Available on Dealing with COVID-19

NJ211 Corona Virus Site

Mental Health Association of NJ:

Phone and Virtual Support and Learning Opportunities

New Jersey Citizen Action – Healthcare Coverage and Protections During COVID-19:

Webinar on Healthcare Coverage and Protections During COVID-19

Summary of National Resources*

HUD Guidance:

Disease Risks and Homelessness Page

COVID-19 Webinar: Planning and Response for Homeless Assistance Providers: April 10, 2020

Infectious Disease Toolkit

Infectious Disease and Provider Preparedness (Webinar)

Specific Considerations for Public Health Authorities to Limit Infection Risk Among People Experiencing Homelessness

Client Screening and Work Flow Examples

Ask A Question (AAQ) Portal

CDC Guidance:

Screening Clients at Entry to Homeless Shelters4.05.20

CDC Resources to Support People Experiencing Homelessness

Interim Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Interim Guidance for People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

Information for High Risk and Special Populations

NAEH Guidance:

Coronavirus and Homelessness Resources (Updated)

USICH Guidance:

COVID-19 Toolkit

Supporting Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Outbreak

CSH Guidance:

COVID-19 Guidance for SH Providers

What Supportive Housing Providers Need to Know

Home Visit Script (Pathways DC Sample)

NHCHC Shelter Assessment:

Resource Guide

Tier One COVID-19 Response Assessment for Shelter

Guidance for Eligible Cost on Infections Disease Preparedness:

ESG Program Eligible Costs for Infectious Disease Preparedness

CoC Program Eligible Funds for Infectious Disease Preparedness

CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response

Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program Details from the Small Business Administration

PPP Info Sheet from HCDNNJ

National Low Income Housing Small Business Administration & Nonprofit Affordable Housing Providers Fact Sheet

Wells Fargo Small Business Paycheck Protection Program

M&T Bank Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Summary

Spencer Savings Bank and Fountainhead Paycheck Protection Program

TD Bank COVID-19 Customer Assistance for SBA and CARES Act Loans

IRS Clarification on Tax Deferral Option for PPP Borrowers

Other Resources for Nonprofits

Enterprise Community Partners: Maintaining Business Continuity During the COVID-19 Crisis

NJ Community Capital Small Business Emergency Loan Program

Nonprofit Quarterly: Management, Policy and Social Justice Resources

Federal Reserve Publishes Terms for New Business Loan Programs (4/13)

Additional Resources for Working with Clients*

SAMHSA Guidance:

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Tips for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Posters and Flyers to Display

Food Safety, Handwashing, Germs, Coronavirus, and COVID-19, and More

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Guidance:

COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

Housing Assistance from the NJ DCA:

DHCR Screening for Housing Resources

Resources for Immigrants

National Immigrant Resources during the Coronavirus

Nationwide Resource List for Undocumented People

Telehealth Resources

FCC National Telehealth Program

Coronavirus Resources for Low-Income Households

Affordable Housing Online’s COVID-19 Resource Guide

Resources for Working with Youth*

RHY Provider Guidance:

Responding to COVID-19

Point Source Youth:

Weekly Webinar Series

Away Home America:

Staying Informed and Connected During the COVID-19 Crisis

NN4Y Guidance:

COVID-19  Resources for Youth Homelessness Providers

*Thanks to the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ, the Anti-Poverty Network of NJ and the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness who originally compiled many of these resources.  We recommend you visit: and for more information