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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Provides information about pregnancy and a variety of topics for parents with children 0-18 (school, life, entertainment, etc.).

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Explains what disaster assistance and housing needs assistance are, who qualifies, and what other services FEMA offers, provides an online application and apply-by-phone directions, and allows users to check the status of their applications and find out how they can spend their assistance money.

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Program

Provides money and services to people in a disaster area when losses are not covered by insurance and property has been damaged or destroyed. Visit their website to apply, learn more about assistance programs and access other resources.

Film Industry Profile of California/Los Angeles County

Film Industry Profile of California/Los Angeles County provides an outlook of the Motion Picture/TV Production Industry in California

Find A Health Center

This comprehensive database of federally-funded health centers, located in most cities and many rural areas, identifies nearby clinics and provides contact information, links when available, and directions. These centers provide care for everyone, including those with no health insurance. Patients pay what they can afford, based on income.

Find A Health Center

HRSA Health Centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance – you pay what you can afford based on your income. Health centers provide services that include checkups when you are well, treatment when you are sick, complete care when you are pregnant, and immunizations and checkups for your children. Some health centers also provide mental health, substance abuse, oral health, and/or vision services.

Florida Department of Education—Hurricane Irma Resources

Provides information on schools closures and reopening.

Food Band for New York City

Provides emergency meals to New York City's hungry children and adults, increases low-income people's knowledge of nutrition and healthy foods, and helps them identify all the government benefits to which they are entitled.

Free Tax Assistance Centers

This page of lists free tax preparation sites citywide that can help New Yorkers who qualify claim the Earned Income Tax Credit. Comsumers can file for the EITC for the past three years if they haven't claimed it already.

Friends La Brea

This program offers Crystal Meth addiction treatment for gay and bisexual men in Los Angeles. There is no charge for treatment. (323)463-7001.

Gay Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting in Chicago

This page lists the times and locations for gay AA meetings in Chicago.


Offers a wide array of programs and supportive services for people in New York City regardless of HIV status, though many programs are designed for people living with HIV or an AIDS diagnosis. unites therapists and the general public by disseminating mental health news and information, challenging mental health stigma, and promoting ethical therapy.

Provides information on public benefits by state. It is also has an online screening questionnaire that determines the benefits for which the user may be eligible.


 Short-term coverage, via college and university alumni associations, to tide you over until permanent health insurance begins.