Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers from the FTC The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides advice for consumers and businesses about COVID-19 related scams, assistance programs, treatment claims, and more.
Free and Low-Cost Internet Plans From the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, a list of low- or no-cost Internet plans for low-income households. Most have eligibility limitations linked to income or program enrollment.
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.
IRS Economic Impact Payments Stimulus payments are automatic for most taxpayers and retirees. Update your address and direct deposit information and get more information at irs.gov/coronavirus, or call 800-919-9835.
Access from AT&T: Free Internet Service for 2 Months AT&T is offering two months of free service to eligible new customers who order by April 30, 2020. After two months, cost is $5/month or $10/month depending on speed.
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.
Common Sense Media: Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic Resources for understanding COVID-19 news coverage and links to quality media and at-home learning opportunities for kids.
Palm Beach County Community Action Program (CAP) Apply for assistance paying utility bills and other assistance via the Community Action Program's Online System for Community Access to Resources and Social Services (OSCARSS).
Census 2020 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.
Free WiFi and Internet Essentials from Comcast Xfinity WiFi hotspots available to anyone who needs them for free, and 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service for new customers
Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic Resources from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau