COVID-19 Resources in North Carolina
Building Integrated Communities (BIC) has collected a list of Spanish-language resources for immigrant residents—as well as for local governments and nonprofit/grassroots organizations working with immigrant residents—in the state of North Carolina.
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These nonprofit/grassroots organizations provide general resources and information—on a variety of topics—on their websites and Facebook pages. Most of this content is in Spanish.
- AMEXCAN North Carolina (Eastern NC)
- Chatham County Vecino a Vecino: Sign up online or call Marcela Salade (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) at 919-448-4888
- El Centro Hispano (Triangle area)
- El Pueblo (Wake County)
- El Refugio (Sanford / Lee County, NC)
- El Vínculo Hispano (rural Central Piedmont region of NC, including Chatham, Alamance, Randolph, and Lee counties
- Enlace Latino
- La Cuarentena NC
- Mamás Con Poder – MomsRising
- Sea Change Partnership (Dare County)
- Siembra NC
- Welcoming America
- NC Immigration Services
- Podcast on COVID-19 and agricultural workers
- Latinx Radio Stations broadcasting COVID-19 information
Below are additional resources and information organized by topic.
AT-HOME LEARNING RESOURCES
We have noted which of the following resources are available in Spanish.
- UNC-TV At-Home Learning Resources (ENGLISH — scroll to the bottom of the page to see webinar in Spanish about how to use these resources)
- Recursos de PreK-12 para Cierres de Emergencia (ESPAÑOL)
- North Carolina Department of Public Instruction COVID-19 Parent & Family FAQs (ENGLISH – select preferred language in upper right-hand corner of the web page)
- UNC School of Education Resources for Students, Families, and Educators During COVID-19 (ENGLISH)
- Parenting, teaching, and working from home? Here are a few things that might help (ENGLISH)
- Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 (ENGLISH — has links to resources in multiple languages; tiene enlaces a recursos en varios idiomas) || Cómo ayudar a los niños a lidiar con los cambios provocados por la COVID-19 (ESPAÑOL)
- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (ENGLISH) || Hable con sus hijos sobre el COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Un recurso para padres (ESPAÑOL)
- Cómo ayudar a los niños y adolescentes a sobrellevar la emergencia COVID 19 (grabación de webinar en ESPAÑOL – haga clic en “Open in browser”)
Enlace Latino provides a list of emergency funds that help undocumented residents. We are also listing several additional funds that aren’t listed on their website.
- Almas Unidas para el Bienestar Social (Amexcan NC) – call Elizabeth Medina (252-686-1597), Maritza Mata (252-367-9708), or Missel de León (919-453-3376); for more details se Enlace Latino’s web page
- Chatham Solidarity Fund (for Chatham County Residents): Application in English | Solicitud en español
- El Centro Hispano COVID19 Crisis Response Fund Application – apoyo económico para comprar comida y suministros (financial assistance to purchase food and supplies)
- Enlace Latino – Guía de fondos para inmigrantes afectados por el coronavirus
- Fundación CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees) – ofreciendo apoyo financiero a los empleados de restaurante con hijos enfermos de COVID-19 (o empleados enfermos que tienen hijos).
- Outer Banks Community Foundation COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants Program – assistance to individuals and families facing a temporary emergency crisis in Dare and Currituck Counties (apply via phone 252-480-0070 or online by clicking here
- Mutual Aid Carrboro – accepts donations and gives out $150 cash to each family that applies
- Préstamo de Recuperación Rápida – para las pequeñas empresas y granjas familiares (for small businesses and family farms)
- Programa de Asistencia de Emergencia para Bartender – para los que trabajaban en restaurantes o bares (for restaurant/bar workers)
- Iglesia Saint Thomas More – rental assistance for Orange County residents; call 919-942-6216
- Saxapahaw United Methodist micro-grant program (Alamance County)
- Siembra NC – call 336-543-0353; for more details visit Enlace Latino’s web page
FOOD & SUPPLIES
- Food Not Bombs (Orange County)
- Online form to request/donate items
- Delivers food, diapers, and other supplies to families. They will pick up your donations as well as fulfill requests for families in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.
- No Kid Hungry
- Families facing financial difficulties in buying food can text “COMIDA” to 877-877 or call 2-1-1
GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS & BRIEFINGS
- Check My Symptoms
- Find My Testing Place
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information in Spanish
- NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) COVID-19 Resources and Information in Spanish
- Flyers in multiple languages
- “Hispanic Leaders” list-serv (contact Rogelio.Valencia@dhhs.nc.gov)
- ¿Cree necesitar una prueba para el COVID-19 (y no tiene seguro)?
- Síntomas del COVID-19
- NC Justice Center
- Protecting Immigrant Families (National Immigration Law Center)
- Hotline for Tenants (Daily Tar Heel article with the number)
- WOLS-FM 106.1 (Mexican Regional)
- WNOW-AM 1030 (Mexican Regional)
- WXNC-AM 1060 (Spanish Adult Hits)
- WGSP-AM 1310 (Spanish Contemporary)
- WGSP-FM 102.3 (Spanish Contemporary)
- Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point
- WSGH-AM 1040 (Hispanic)
- WIST-FM 98.3 (Mexican Regional)
- WWNT-AM 1380 (Spanish/News/Talk/Sport)
- WWBG-AM 1470 (Spanish News/Talk/Sport)
- WBLO-AM 790 (Tropical)
- WZUP-FM 104.7 (Mexican Regional)
- WSRP-AM 910 (Mexican Regional)
- WYMY-FM 1 (Mexican Regional)
- WTIK-AM 1310 (Spanish Contemporary)
- WRDJ-AM 1410 (Spanish News/Talk/Sport)
- WCMC-F4 99.9 (Ethnic-South Asian)
- WDUR-AM 1490 (Ethnic-South Asian)
- WLSG-AM 1340 (Mexican Regional)
Special COVID-19 Topics
Immigrant Eligibility for Stimulus Checks / Elegibilidad de Inmigrantes para los Estímulos Económicos
Whether you're an immigrant, or a U.S. citizen married to an immigrant, it can be tricky understanding the criteria for eligibility. | Ya sea un inmigrante, o ciudadano/a casado/a con un inmigrante, puede ser difícil comprender el criterio de elegibilidad.
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