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Resources for hospitality workers 

The CARES Act also provides relief for Americans adversely affected economically by the crisis. Many residents will receive up to $1,200 checks, depending on eligibility, while unemployment benefits have been enhanced.  

State- and local-level assistance includes: 

  1. Filing for unemployment with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development provides assistance and resources to unemployed workers. Have questions about how to file and whether you’re eligible? Click here. 

  1. The COVID-19 Community Response Fund was created by the United Way of Elkhart and LaGrange Counties and Community Foundation of Elkhart County to assist non-profits as they respond to people in need. 

  1. South Bend Elkhart Hospitality United was created to raise money to assist displaced hospitality workers.