If you are an employee impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, know you are not alone. Here are resources to help.

  • Beginning with claims effective March 15, 2020, Governor Northam has directed that the one-week waiting period and the requirement to conduct a weekly job search both be suspended for those receiving unemployment insurance benefits.
  • Employees 1st is an employee assistance program (EAP) designed to help companies help employees facing financial difficulties immediately after a disaster or personal hardship.
  • You may defer making tax payments until June 1, 2020 (the original date was May 1). The filing deadline for Virginia taxes remains the same: May 1.
  • The Virginia Department of Social Services and the Virginia Department of Education released revised guidance for emergency child care during the statewide school closure in response to COVID-19. This revised guidance provides additional clarification for public schools considering providing emergency child care services for essential personnel during this time.
  • VECF is hosting a Food Security and Early Childhood Webinar on April 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT. Capacity for this webinar is limited to the first 250 registrants. register here.
  • Smart Beginnings is offering several COVID-19 Resources for the early childhood community:

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