Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Apply online: http://ui.nv.gov.

Nevada Unemployment Insurance COVID-19 FAQ

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You will need the following to apply:

  • Names, addresses, phone numbers, and dates of where you have worked for your last 2 jobs.
  • Know the corporate name of all jobs you have worked in the last 18 months. Look on your pay stubs or you can check this list here.
  • Your Social Security Number.
  • Your A-number and expiration date if you are not a U.S. citizen.

For further information on UI application, see our Resources Guide. You call also call the Union at 702-385-2131 for help with applying for UI benefits, Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Nevada Unemployment Insurance Youtube has more tutorial videos.

Healthcare Benefits

Your healthcare benefits for you and your family are protected. The Culinary Health Fund Board of Union and Management Trustees has agreed to extend health care coverage even if you are laid off or have reduced hours. This information is here: https://www.culinaryunion226.org/blog/the-culinary-health-fund-is-taking-care-of-you-during-these-tough-times-2020-03-14

For more details, go to Culinary Health Fund.

If you are not currently covered by the Culinary Health Fund, the Nevada Health Link has a limited Special Enrollment Period through April 15, 2020. Go to Silver State Health Insurance Exchange for more

Information or call 1-800-547-2927 TTY 711.

To apply for government assistance (Medicaid/Nevada Check-Up/SNAP/WIC/TANF,) go to Access Nevada or call 1-877-543-7669.

Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Culinary members can get legal help dealing with evictions by calling the Culinary & Bartenders Union Legal Services Program at 702-386-1550.

For mortgage assistance:

  • Call HUD for help with your mortgage company: 1-800-569-4287
  • Call NACA for assistance to help with avoiding foreclosure: 801-401-6222

Food Assistance

ULAN (United Labor Agency of Nevada) has free food for union families in need. Call 702-648-3500.

Three Square has emergency food distribution sites throughout Southern Nevada. Go here to find a site near you. Call 702-765-4030 if you are a senior (60+) in need of home delivery of groceries.

The Clark County School District has established emergency food distribution sites to provide breakfast and lunch to students during the school closure. These are open Monday – Friday from 8:00am - 11:00am. A child must be present. A school ID is not required.

WIC is available to all women in need regardless of immigration status. Call 1-800-8-NEV-WIC or email wicgeneral@health.nv.gov.

Utilities and Internet

NV Energy has suspended disconnects for non-payment during the coronavirus crisis for customers directly impacted by the crisis.

Southwest Gas is suspending natural gas disconnections for non-payment and offering flexible payment options to customers experiencing financial hardship.

The Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) has temporarily suspended customer shutoffs for delinquent and/or non-payment.

The City of Henderson has temporarily suspended water service shutoffs for customers that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Las Vegas is offering flexibility for late payments to the water utility.

Cox Communications has pledged to not terminate service to any residential customer because of an inability to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

CenturyLink has pledged to waive late fees and not to terminate a residential or small business customer’s service for the next 60 days due to financial circumstances associated with coronavirus.

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will continue to provide free Wi-Fi access in library parking lots, even though the libraries are closed.

Credit Card Debt and Car Loans

Culinary members can get legal help with credit and payment issues by calling the Culinary & Bartenders Union Legal Services Program at 702-386-1550.

Several financial institutions announced programs to help their customers in response to the COVID-19 crisis, including: Bank of America, Capital One, Chase, Citibank, Fifth Third Bank, PNC Bank, Truist (formerly Sun Trust and BB&T), US Bank, Wells Fargo. Contact your credit card company or car loan lender for assistance.

Other Community Resources

Help of Nevada’s Baby First Services offers assistance with diapers, formula, wipes, pre-natal vitamins and baby items including car seats and pack-n-play. Photo ID and birth certificates of child/children is required in order to receive services. Call 702-369-4357, ext. 1824 or 1233.

United Way of Southern Nevada can help connect you with community resources such as workforce support and energy assistance. Call 702-892-2300.

Nevada 211 can help you find emergency food, housing, children’s services, and support for seniors, mental health and counseling services. Call 211 or 1-866-535-5654.

Nevada Immigrant Resource Guide: This resource guide was created by immigrants for immigrants to identify resources during the Covid-19 pandemic. Immigrants and Refugees across the state of Nevada can find specific information regarding access and resources for those that have a sensitive immigration status.

Legal Aid of Southern Nevada Toolkit: This toolkit was developed by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). We recognize the community will face challenging circumstances that will impact our lives in these unprecedented times. The following information & resources are provided to assist you with issues that you are facing now or may face in the near future. Herramientas Legales y Financieras.

NV Attorney General: Domestic violence information and assistance.

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto: Coronavirus resources & Disaster Resource Guide.

Senator Jacky Rosen: COVID-19 Nevada resource guide.

Congresswoman Susie Lee: COVID-19 Resource Guide.

Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada's resource guide.

County Commissioner's Marilyn Kirkpatrick's resources.

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