Unemployment / Reemployment Fact Sheet
Guide to navigating Florida's unemployment assistance system, with the latest news from the Department of Economic Opportunity, helpful phone numbers, and other information resources.
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
Seniors 60+ can call the ADRC Helpline for assistance with food, food stamps, covid-19 information such as testing sites, and Medicare or Medicaid. Call 866-684-5885 Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Assistance available in English, Spanish and Creole.
Unemployment Compensation and Reemployment Assistance
Resources for individuals and employers affected by the state’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including unemployment benefits for jobless workers and loans and short-time compensation programs for small businesses.
Palm Beach County Food Bank
Lists food distribution sites and locations for the Benefits Outreach Program where Palm Beach County residents can get assistance with food stamp applications and other benefits.
SBA Disaster Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The public is strongly encouraged to respond to the 2020 Census online using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet, and can also respond by phone or mail. Click here to respond online or for more information about responding by phone or mail.
Ask a Librarian
Palm Beach County Library staff are available by text or chat during library hours or email anytime and staff will respond during library hours.
211 Helpline Palm Beach County
Coronavirus and COVID-19 information and referrals from 211, including health, mental health, food, utilities, and transportation assistance.
Meals for children during school closures
Palm Beach County School Food Service is providing 'Grab and Go' bags filled with breakfast, lunch, supper, and a snack. Boxes of food from Feeding South Florida will also be available on specific dates per location.