We are here to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic: click here for more information. Estamos aquí para ayudarle durante la pandemia COVID-19: haga clic aquí para obtener más información.
CLS COVID-19 Response & Resources
OFFICES TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
Although our offices are temporarily closed to the public during the COVID-19 crisis, if you are a low-income person and need civil legal help, please call one of our offices below or visit our Get Helpsection.
Aunque nuestras oficinas están cerradas temporalmente al público durante la crisis COVID-19, si usted es una persona de bajos ingresos y necesita ayuda legal civil, por favor llame a una de nuestras oficinas a continuación o visite nuestra sección deObtenga Ayuda.
State of Connecticut Temporary RentalHousing Assistance Program (TRHAP)
The State of Connecticut with financial support from the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority has launched a rental assistance program for Connecticut residents impacted by COVID-19, administered through the Department of Housing:
Potential applicants will be directed to a Centralized Call Center for Threshold Eligibility, after which a detailed application must be completed, including verification of documentation.
Initial priority for assistance will be targeted at individuals and families who have been denied unemployment assistance from the Department of Labor.
If you are unemployed/under-employed and have not yet filed for unemployment assistance, you should do so as soon as possible.
Please make every attempt to remain in contact with your landlord, and to make rental payments.
Beginning 8 am on Wednesday, July 15, call the number below and speak to a Call Center Representative to determine if you qualify for TRHAP assistance. For
IRS.gov feature helps people who normally don’t file get payments; second tool next week provides taxpayers with payment delivery date and provide direct deposit information.
Tesoro, IRS lanzan nueva herramienta para ayudar a los que no presentan impuestos a inscribirse para pagos de impacto económico.
Característica en IRS.gov ayuda a personas que normalmente no presentan a recibir pagos; segunda herramienta la próxima semana proporciona a los contribuyentes la fecha de entrega del pago y proporciona información de depósito directo
Susan Garten, Greater Hartford Legal Aid Nadine Nevins, Connecticut Legal Services Keren Salim, New Haven Legal Assistance Association
• How can I apply for Unemployment Compensation? • Am I eligible for federal paid sick leave? • What am I eligible to receive as a self-employed or “gig” worker? • What can I do if my workplace is unsafe? • And other current issues in employment. . .
Thursday April 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm Dial-in number (US): (978) 990-5000 Access code: 219660#
RSVP by sending an email to EmploymentBriefing@ghla.org and please send questions in advance!
A free guide for consumers and others available at the link below
NCLC during this emergency is making available to the public for free the digital version of NCLC’s most popular publication, Surviving Debt (2020). Just click here
Surviving Debt is geared for consumers, counselors, paralegals, and attorneys new to consumer law. The 288-page book explains steps that families in financial distress can take concerning foreclosures, repossessions, utility terminations, landlord evictions, debt collection, medical debt, student loans, credit reporting, credit cards, criminal justice debt, and a number of other topics of special current interest.