COVID-19 Worker Safety, Employment, & Small Business Resources

Directions

  1. Although there is not a drop down bar to choose a type of identification required, you can click the category to organize by alphabetical order. If you only want to see information for people without documentation, you can also type 'undocumented' into the search bar.
  2. If a service has a language line, they have interpreters for over 200 languages
  3. If you see a specific resource appear in multiple categories, please go to the corresponding to look at that information. For example, organizations that offer financial resources may have different ID requirements, hours, or contact information than the family resources.
  4. To find specific resources, use the search bar. Examples of key words include ‘job listing’ ‘loan’ or ‘face mask’. 
OrganizationContactAddressZip RestrictionsLanguagesDocumentation?HoursInfoServices
BankablewebsiteIndianawork authorizationsee website for more information and to apply for the loans for businesses still open or closedsmall business loans
City of IndianapoliswebsiteIndianapolisSpanishnonefree face masks, delivery
Dress for SuccesswebsitenonenoneTW 10:00-11:00amfree career workshops, career development, undocumented
Department of Labor-IOSHAwebsiteIndiananoneM-F 9:00-5:00pmIn order to initiate a formal complaint, you must provide your name, contact information and signature; An informal complaint can be made anonymously by anyone and does not require a signature; https://www.in.gov/dol/3144.htm covid complaintwork safety complaint form, employment safety, worker safety, undocumented
Employ Indywebsitenonework authorizationjob database, job listing
GoFundMewebsitenoneThe GoFundMe.org Small Business Relief Fund will provide micro-grants to qualifying small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Relief Fund is part of the Small Business Relief Initiative : a program supported by GoFundMe and our partners. The Small Business Relief Initiative will supply financial assistance and support to businesses across the country by providing grants, tools, and resources to help during the crisis._x000D_
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The GoFundMe community and the Small Business Relief Initiative partners have currently donated millions of dollars in donations into the GoFundMe.org Small Business Relief Fund. By sharing the fundraiser and donating, you can help us reach our goal of supporting as many small businesses across the country as possible. Until that Fund is depleted, GoFundMe.org will continue issuing $500 matching grants to qualifying businesses.
small business relief fund, small business financial assistance, undocumented
Indy Chamberacrecelius@indychamber.com for spanish-speaking loan applicantsnoneSpanishwork authorizationhttps://www.response.indychamber.com/loans https://indychamber.com/entrepreneurship/lending/ https://www.response.indychamber.com/jobs https://www.buyindy.org/small business loans, job listing, job database, small business promotion
Ivy Techwebsitenonenonehave some free job training and others with a fee with WorkOne funding available if eligible (see website)free online job training, free online workshops, career development, job certification, career certification, undocumented
Kivawebsitenonenone Kiva loans are 0% interest and zero fee for the borrower and are great for small businesses with a broad social network. LISC can match loans from the crowd dollar for dollar up to $15,000. If a business is specifically interested in this opportunity, please contact Emily Scott escott@lisc.org undocumented, small business loans, small business promotion and support
Local Initiatives Support Corporationlocal initiatives support corporationnoneLISC will use the Verizon funding to provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of Covid-19—especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital.small business grants, small business financial assistance, undocumented
Mascarillas Para Todos (Masks for All)Mask Request FormIndianapolisspanishnonefor Latino organizations and businessesfree face masks, small business PPE, small business personal protection equipment, undocumented
Mid-America Science ParkGoal ProgramnoneSpanishwork authorizationcurrently offer an online training program that has been very successful. The training is held online at scheduled times with the instructor. Students from all over the state can enroll into one class, so no need to have a certain number of students to hold a class. Additionally, no transportation or child care is necessary since the classes are held at flexible days/times that meet the students' requirements. Students will start with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Training (CPT) Safety training and may take up to three additional trainings, MSSC CPT Quality, MSSC CPT Processes and Procedures, and MSSC CPT Maintenance Awarenessfree online job training, free online job certification, career development
Domestic Workers National AlliancewebsitenoneSpanishnonemust be a domestic worker (houseworker, caregiver, house cleaner, nanny, etc); Cash Fund is open only to domestic workers who are participants in activities of NDWA, NDWA chapters, affiliate organizations, and circles or who were NDWA dues-paying members or Alia users prior to March 16, 2020; all other services open to any domestic workerwork safety information, domestic workers, house cleaners, nannies, home care workers, free work safety training, free career training, free career and job coaches, emotional support, mental health, undocumented
Our Fair Sharenonework authorizationsmall business loans, independent contractor loans, help applying for PPP loan programs through CARES Act, check eligibility for PPP loan programs
Pete the Plannerrecover@petetheplanner.comIndianapolisnonefree financial planning, undocumented
Side Hustle Universitywebsitenonenoneguides and resources to starting and growing a side businessfree career development, free career training, online job training, undocumented
Small Business Administrationwebsitenonework authorizationsee website for more information and to apply for the different programspaycheck protection program PPP application, small business grants, agricultural business grants, small business loans, EIDL loan advance, express bridge loans, debt relief
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1R9IR8Z3-gU8uf76HOvVvh44R-UeQAxzmDe03E_vwRfs/edit#gid=388136490Various Online Jobs variousnonework authorizationvarious jobs hiring to work from home; check comments to confirm a company is still hiring or trustworthyjob listing, job database
Work One Indy317 798 0335 questions@workoneindy.comnonework authorizationM-F 9:00-5:00pmhave a list of immediate opportunities for people who lost their job as a result of COVID-19 job seeker services, help finding employment, career readiness support, training opportunities, upcoming job fairs, job listing, career development, free job training
Work Force Solutionstonya.scott@tmcworkforce.com2345 S. Lynhurst Dr., Suite 102 Indianapolis, IN 46241noneSpanishwork authorizationjob listing