COVID-19

Going Virtual

The following article is taken from our 2020 Annual Report: Piece by piece, the Cincinnati Works Member Suite was completed in 2020: a tech-enabled, rearrangeable classroom; a kitchen and lounge; huddle rooms for semi-private conversations with coaches; walls with bright colors and inspirational quotes. When the year ended, though, there were still unopened boxes in …

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Resources to Help During COVID-19 Crisis: PUA Program

The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program was created as part of the CARES Act to provide unemployment benefits to Americans who might not have qualified for traditional unemployment – including self-employed workers, contracted workers and “gig” workers. Click here to apply. Cincinnati Works financial coaches are available to help our Members apply. In addition to …

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Consider These Issues Before Leaving a Child Home Alone

By Darlene Gray, Professional Development Coach As many parents prepare to return to work in the coming weeks, childcare will be a major barrier, since schools are closed for the remainder of the year and many childcare centers are also closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your Cincinnati Works coach can help you consider your …

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Resources to Help During COVID-19 Crisis: Unemployment Insurance

Ohio residents click here to apply for unemployment through the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. Contact your local unemployment office if you cannot complete the application online. Below is a list of common questions and answers regarding unemployment insurance and changes that were enacted last week with passage of the CARES Act. If …

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