If you are struggling as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19, we can help with rent, utilities, housing and basic needs.  Please reach out us by phone 317-296-3742, email info@familypromisehendrickscounty.org or complete our online assistance form.


Please utilize our COVID-19 Survival Guide.  This will help you navigate through the economic impact.  Additional valuable information is below.  


Evictions and Foreclosures

The State of Indiana has ordered no evictions or forecloses during the public health emergency!  Bills will accumulate. YOU CAN NOT BE KICKED OUT OF YOUR HOME!  YOUR RIGHTS

Unemployment

Are you needing to file for unemployment due to a job loss?  Please click on the link below to file.  As of right now, it will take up to 3 weeks to receive your first unemployment check.

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Food

Most food pantries are on “drive-thru” mode to try and help contain the spread of COVID-19.  Click on the link below to see which are closest to you and hours of operation.  Those have not changed as of now.

FOOD PANTRIES

Plainfield – There will be mobile food pantries going throughout the town delivering boxed breakfast and lunch for children up to 18 yrs.  Please click here to find the location closest to you!

Now Hiring!

Many businesses have cut back on hours or have closed, but that is not the case for everyone.  There are many companies that are needing help now more than ever!  Below is information for different companies that are needing help ASAP!

Fed Ex – Hiring temporary workers for 28 hrs a week, but those who would like to stay on permanently are welcome!  Pay ranges from $15.30-$16/hr with 1st and 3rd shift openings!  Click here to apply!

Amazon – Needing 1,000 positions filled in the Indianapolis and Hendricks County area!  Hiring process is about 2 weeks from application to starting.  To go through Amazon directly, click here to apply.   To apply through Integrity Staffing with pay range of $17-$18.15, click here.

Kroger – Apply at jobs.kroger.com.  Right now, they aren’t able to post all positions on their website, so please just submit your application ASAP!  From application to starting is a 4 to 5 day process.

Door Dash – Great thing about them is that there are no vehicle requirements!  Here are the requirements they do have.  1)18 or older  2)Any car, scooter, or bicycle (in select cities)  3)Driver’s license number  4)Social security number (only in United States)  5)Final Step: consent to a background check.  It takes about 1-2 weeks to complete the hiring process and starting and you must have insurance.  Apply here!

Walmart – Hiring 1,000 people for warehouses, stores, and distribution centers.  Go to careers.walmart.com to apply.  Normally the hiring process is 2 weeks, but they are pushing to complete everything in 24 hours!

American Senior Living Communities – Right now, there is a need for hospitality aides, cooks, servers, housekeeping, laundry services, student nurses and CNAs.  They also have FREE Nurse Aide training and benefits!  There are 15+ locations in the greater Indianapolis area and if you would like to apply, please click here.

CVS – CVS is looking to hire employees in several different categories: retail store associates, store managers, store supervisors, shift supervisors and store managers in training. The company is hiring full-time and part-time employees.  If you are interested in applying, please click on the link below! https://jobs.cvshealth.com/retail

Dollar General – Many Dollar General stores across the country are looking to hire now!  The company said it plans to hire 50,000 new employees to support the current demand.  In the greater Indianapolis area, there are over 150 openings!  Pay ranges from $8.50 – $9 and hiring process is about 1 week.  The DO accept felonies, which is a case-by-case basis, but no theft.  If you would like to apply, please click here.

Domino’s – This pizza company is hiring 10,000 people nationwide as many stay at home during the coronanvirus outbreak. Numbers of people ordering pizza for delivery and pickup is expected to grow significantly, so kitchen prep and delivery workers are needed!  Here is a list of locations so you can apply for the location closest to you!

GetGo – Giant Eagle, Inc. (GetGo) is hiring to keep up with demand during this public health crisis. The company is also giving employees bonuses at least through May 2. New employees will be eligible once they’re hired, as well. Find jobs at jobs.gianteagle.com.

Papa Johns – They are looking to hire new staff as the demand for home delivery increases. Applicants can apply, get hired and start making money immediately at most locations. Tips and mileage for drivers are paid out nightly. Apply at jobs.papajohns.com or text JOBS to 47272.

UNFI – In Johnson County, UNFI grocery wholesaler is hoping to hire workers for their warehouse in Greenwood. They send out 2,000 trucks a day to supply local supermarkets. The jobs pay between $15-$22 an hour and some positions include benefits. For information, click here: https://www.unfi.com/careers-home

Hendricks and Marion Co. jobs! – There are several types of employment available on this website from warehouse, health care, logistics, and more.  There are several locations in the greater Indianapolis area – Plainfield, Avon, Carmel, Fishers, and more.  Click the link below to see what great options are there for you!

https://www.hendricksjobs.com/find-a-job/

Acara Staffing Solutions – Currently they are hiring for distribution associates for all shifts AND have sign on bonuses!  This is for Siemens Healthineers located in Plainfield.  Call Acra at 317.601.6908 or 317.419.1113 to sign up!

  • 1st shift – 6:30a-5p     2nd shift – 11a-9:30p                     3rd shift – 8p-6:30a
  • $500 sign on bonus   $50 weekly perfect attendance    $200 monthly stay bonus
  • Biweekly productivity bonuses

Resources

PLAINFIELD RESIDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM – For those who live in Plainfield, this program helps those that are at high risk of contracting COVID-19 by connecting them with resources to meet their basic needs such as medication and pre-paid groceries.  Town employees that have been through a health screening will be the people delivering these items.  For residents who are not able to process an online order and or have other limitations, the Town may be able to help connect residents with area churches or other community resources for a wide variety of issues.

For a wide, comprehensive list of resources in the county, please click in the link below!

www.hendrickshealthpartnership.org/resources

Transportation

If you utilize IndyGo for transportation to work, get groceries, or other essential needs, as of 3/29/20, fares will be suspended(FREE) for the time being.  Riders are asked to board in the back to help with social distancing.  IndyGo is operating on a Saturday schedule for Mon-Sat and Sundays will remain the same.  They ask that if you are experiencing symptoms to not utilize this form of transportation.

Utilities

The State of Indiana has ordered:  utility services such as gas and electric, broadband, telecom, water and wastewater services are prohibited from discontinuing service to any customer during the public health emergency.  Bills will accumulate.

Duke – Will not be disconnecting services for the next 30 days and will re-evaluate at the end of that time period.  Utility bills will continue to accumulate with usage.  For payment deferrals and/or payment plans, please call customer service M-F 7a-7p at 800.653.5307.

IPL – Will not be disconnecting anyone until April 15th due to unpaid bills.  Utility bills will continue to accumulate with usage.

Vectren – Suspending disconnect until further notice.  They do have a “Keep On” service that is based on income where you could get up to $200 toward your bill if you are in disconnect status.

Citizen’s – There will be no disconnects for water service up through April 15th due to non-payment.  Also, all requests to turn water on will be granted as well.

Hendricks Power Cooperative – Disconnects have been suspended.

Indiana American Water – Will restart water service if it was shut off prior to March 12th.

All Town Utilities in Hendricks County – Disconnects have been suspended.

Phones

AT&T – No one will have their service terminated – internet or phone – due to non-payment.  Late fees will be waived due to economic hardships due to coronavirus.  For issues paying your bill, please call 800.288.2020.

Verizon – No one will have their service terminated due to non-payment caused by hardships from the coronavirus.  Customers that don’t have unlimited data are encouraged to connect to hotspots as these do not count against usage.

Sprint – No one will have their service terminated due to non-payment.  Late fees will be waived due to economic hardships due to coronavirus.  If you do not have unlimited data, you will be given unlimited data for the next 60 days (2 bill cycles) at no extra cost.

T-Mobile – All customers with data will be upgraded to unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days.

Internet

Comcast – There will be unlimited data plans for the next 60 days as well as free hotspots.  Click on the link to find a map of hotspot locations. No will be disconnected or pay late fees if you contact them to let them know you can’t pay the bill.  For low-income families:  If you are a new customer, you can sign up for Internet Essentials, which is normally $9.95/mth, but for the next 60 days will be free!

Spectrum – No termination for lack of payment or late fees due to coronavirus.  New customers can get 2 months of free internet and Wifi for households with students K-college affected by school closings. (Installation and pre-payment fees will be waived)  WiFi hotspots will also be opened up for use and click on the link for locations.   WiFi hotspots