Federal Government - Artistic Projects - Financial/Legal Assistance - Impact Surveys - Mental Health - Fun
To see the early results of our Directors COVID-19 Impact Survey, click here.
As we continue our curated list, here's other robust resources as well: Freelance Artist Resources, A.R.T./NY Resource List, New York Various Resources, Americans for the Arts Resource List, NYFA Emergency Resources
Reminder: many artists don't apply to non-arts oriented programs, even though they could receive benefits. Request and reach out for any benefits you need, whether they are specifically artist-oriented or not.
Keep aware of what's happening with the crisis on a national level
The Performing Arts Alliance put together an easy way to contact and lobby your representative online.
The first national survey of professionals stage directors, tracking data on lost wages, vanished opportunities, and other impacts the directing field is suffering. This data will be shared with support services to find solutions to the devastation artists are experiencing. If you are a stage director, please share your story with us!
Drama League Directors Emergency Relief Fund
Enter your zipcode to find tons of available resources, including food, housing, money, health, and employment serving your area
Funds for those also of other disciplines:
New York Unemployment
In danger or need immediate medical attention? Call 911 now.
Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Crisis Text Hotline: Text "GOT5" to 741741
National Alliance on Mental Illness: (NY) 212-684-3264 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: M-F 10-6pm in English/Spanish
NYC Well Talk. Text. Chat. 24/7
Text "WELL" TO 65173
Call 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
711 (TTY for hearing impared)
Chat Live chat available via website
...and when you need a break
Best wishes, clean hands, and full hearts from the whole Drama League Team!