COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 has upended the livelihood of thousands in our community. Many of neighbors are suffering from unemployment, food insecurity, fear of eviction and much more. 

We here to fight for you during this difficult time. We have provided some resources below and are reachable at info@martinforward2.com

1. Community Resources

  1. Assistance with groceries or food, please see DC’s map of all food distribution sites, or contact the Capital Area Food Bank.

  2. For help navigating the services available to you, call the mutual aid hotline in your ward: 

Ward 1: 202-681-9183
Ward 2: 202-688-5812
Ward 4: 202-681-3098
Ward 5: 202-643-7030
Ward 6: 202-683-9962
Wards 7 & 8: 202-630-0336

  1. You can also look find free or reduced cost resources or services to help support your health and well-being through DC Health Matters Connect. Just enter your zip code and you’ll be directed to resources in your area.

  2. Lost your job or need to apply for unemployment? Please see these unemployment resources and learn more about your employment rights from DC Jobs with Justice.

  3. If you worked for cash or are an immigrant denied federal help, please get in touch with Sanctuary DMV for information on the help available to you.

  4. If you are a small business or landlord and are looking for information on the financial resources available to you, check out DC’s website for business recovery

Access the most current and comprehensive information about DC-wide resources at coronavirus.dc.gov

It Takes a Village.

Thousands of individuals throughout the region have been left out of local and federal relief bills. Please consider support in whichever way you can.

  1. Relief Fund for Immigrant Families (organized by Sanctuary DMV and others)

  2. Donate to the Capital Area Food Bank

  3. Donate to Your Local Community Health Center.