If you're needing help paying your bills, these sites have resources that may be of help.
(Lots of links below, they are in BOLD)
On March 27, 2020, the president signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law. The law includes important, immediate protections for tenants and homeowners. The federal eviction moratorium for tenants living in certain types of housing . . .
Links are provide for General Information
- Oklahoma’s 211 Heartline offers individualized expert assistance that can direct individuals to the help they need. For assistance, dial 211.
- The City of Oklahoma City’s resource page. (scroll down for general categories)
- MetroFamily has a large resource list updated on an ongoing basis. (scroll down for general information)
- Oklahoma state government employees resource list. This page is to serve as a resource for Oklahomans to find services and information related to the COVID-19 virus. Please check back as this page will be updated often.
Employment and Unemployment Insurance - A link to the library's job seeker tools as well as information on unemployment including who to contact, which forms to process and important information to help you. We also have identified some places hiring temporary workers during this time.
Medical Assistance - Resources to help Oklahomans receive referrals, medical testing and screening.
Utility/Housing Assistance - Listing of resources to help provide utility, rental, and mortgage assistance. Also includes information on emergency shelters in the community.
Food - Includes locations and times for public schools and regional locations for free meals for children and youth 18 and under.
Information about food pantries and free meals.
Assistance to Seniors - Resources for older Oklahomans who need referrals to local assistance.
Caregivers of Children - Resources and supplies available to families with young children.
Educational & Learning - Learning resources including virtual tours, books and reading lists, digital storytimes, arts, music, cooking, and health and wellness.
Employers - Resources for Oklahoma County employers whose business(es) are impacted by the Coronavirus health crisis.
- Call centers: (405) 271-0411 or (877) 215-8336(se habla español)
- Situation summary and local guidance
- City of OKC services and public meetings
- Information and resources for people
- Information and resources for businesses and organizations
- Emergency restrictions in OKC
- Español(cosas para compartir) | Vietnamese| Arabic | Korean
- Accessible Hazard Alert System for messages in American Sign Language and English voice and text.
The Oklahoma City Council approved an unprecedented $5.5 million emergency relief program for local small businesses on Tuesday.
The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the City of Oklahoma City built the framework of the proposal, called the Small Business Continuity Program. It’s based on research of what other communities are doing nationally and globally to save their local small businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
MetroFamily - Includes helpful coping tips for families, referral link for childcare, food and meal resources, and a list of restaurants offering take out, curbside, or delivery
Information about SNAP (food stamps), food pantries, WIC, recipes, CSFP (Senior Boxes), prescription assistance, and additional resources.
The United Way’s campaign raises money to support 113 programs in five focus areas—strong families, successful kids, healthy citizens, independent living and community preparedness—that are administered by 57 Partner Agencies, striving to improve lives in our community.
Information about Utilities
In order to lessen any financial hardship the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may have on our customers, we are temporarily suspending disconnects due to nonpayment through April 15. We offer a variety of options to make payments or set up alternative payment plans. If you are facing financial difficulties, please contact us to discuss short-term payment extensions and long-term payment assistance.
Through May 15, Cox has agreed
- not to terminate internet or telephone service to any residential or small business customer because of an inability to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the pandemic.
- To Waive any internet or telephone late fees that residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the pandemic.
- Open all Cox Wifi outdoor hotspots.
AT&T is proud to support our customers by pledging that, for the next 60 days, we will:
1. Not terminate the service of any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer because of their inability to pay their bill due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
2. Waive any late payment fees that any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer may incur because of economic hardship related to the coronavirus pandemic.
3. Waive domestic wireless plan overage charges for data, voice or text for residential or small business wireless customers incurred because of economic hardship related to the coronavirus pandemic.
4. Keep our public Wi-Fi hotspots open for anyone who needs them.
OG&E Due to the outbreak, we will not disconnect service for an existing account for 30 days starting on 3-14-2020. This is not 30 days from your due date or from your cut off notice. It is only from March 14th. Depending on the situation it may be extended, it may not. Hopefully, this clears up any confusion.