COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment: Provider
If responding for a single program or department of a larger organization, please include the program/department name
What percentage of your services are currently being offered?
How are you currently assisting clients and people requesting your services? Check all that apply.
Not operating at this time
In-person, Other location
Of the households requesting assistance from your organization since COVID-19, what are the top five concerns/stressors they have:
Loss of income
Applying for or receiving unemployment benefits
COVID-19 illness for themselves, family member, or close contact
Family members who are vulnerable to COVID (e.g. elderly, underlying health conditions)
Mental health (e.g. persistent anxiety, worrying, depression, loss of interest)
Substance abuse relapse
Lack of health insurance
Unable to access medical, dental, or mental health care
School or daycare closures
Access to technology or reliable internet for school
For households with a loss of income, what actions have they taken to make sure they have enough money on hand for basic needs?
Reduced food spending
Stop saving for retirement
Use a credit card instead of cash/debit card
Borrowed money from friend/family member
Skipped/stopped paying bills (e.g. rent/mortgage, utilities, credit card, car, insurance)
Stopped paying child support or alimony/spousal maintenance
Cut back on recreational expenses
Took on additional work
Took out a loan
Sought assistance from community program(s)
For households with food insecurity, what if any of these services have they accessed since COVID-19?
School-based free/reduced lunch or other programs aimed at children
Local food pantry or food bank or dairy drive-thru
Community meal program or soup kitchen
Home-delivered meal service like Meals on Wheels
Other community program
Family, friends, or neighbors
For persons concerned with housing instability, what specific stressors do they have?
Behind on rent/mortgage payment
Past due school or property taxes
Mortgage currently in forbearance
At risk of eviction for nonpayment of rent after August 31, 2020
Utility bill(s) past due
Unsure how they will pay their next rent/mortgage payment
Unsure how they will pay their utility bill(s) next month
As it relates to COVID-19, what community needs are not being met currently by organizations in Otsego County?
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