Resources for Individuals and FamiliesApril 1, 2020
Featured: Governor Whitmer Announces “Futures for Frontliners,” a G.I. Bill Program for Essential Workers
The “Futures for Frontliners” program to provide a tuition-free pathway to college or a technical certificate to essential workers who don’t have a college degree. This includes workers like the ones staffing our hospitals and nursing homes, stocking the shelves at grocery stores, providing child care to critical infrastructure workers, manufacturing PPE, protecting public safety, picking up trash, or delivering supplies. Learn more.
- CDC COVID-19 Video Resources in American Sign Language
- Independent Worker Resources
- Unemployment Benefits And Paid Leave
- Navigating Higher Education During COVID-19
- Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to Know
- Family Activities To Limit Screen Time While Social Distancing
- Resources for Parents with Kids at Home
- Methods To Help You Remain Productive While Working Remotely
- What You Can Do to Help
- View and Submit: Metro Detroit Restaurants Open for Takeout
- What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19
- Hygiene Tips: Staying Safe In Public Places
- Telehealth Resources
- Practicing Wellness at Home
#FirstRespondersFirst has brought together Harvard School of Public Health, Thrive Global, CAA, and Bright Horizons to open special child care hubs to meet the needs of our first responders who need, first and foremost, to respond to the needs of their own young children.
Bright Horizons also launched a World at Home site that is full of activities for infants through early elementary-aged children.
Code.org wants to support teachers, students, and families in any way they can. View resources to help your student learn computer science at home.
Explore Michigan from the comfort of your home thanks to cameras around the state. The #VirtualPureMichigan campaign will include live cameras showing places like Traverse City, Holland and Frankenmuth, as well as virtual tours of museums, and other related educational experiences.
A new Michigan COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide provides information on how to access various resources aimed at supporting Michiganders through the coronavirus pandemic and related economic slowdown.
U of M’s Poverty Solutions has partnered with Civilla to create a website to help Michigan residents access the stimulus payments most Americans are receiving as part of the federal CARES Act. The site offers concrete guidance, provides information on a number of FAQs, and provides links to resources to enable residents to take action.