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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.

Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE)

Aims to educate, empower and protect those with low incomes, so they can build assets and make the most of their financial resources. Works with government agencies, community-based organizations, philanthropic partners, think tanks, and the private sector to increase financial literacy, improve access to smart financial products and services, and protect against fraudulent and deceptive practices.

Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Provides detailed information about temporary assistance and related programs such as the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), homeless housing programs, and child support enforcement as well as food stamps, public assistance and social security information.

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM)

In addition to responding to all emergency situations, OEM works to provide recovery assistance to individuals and communities until services return to normal.

Oklahoma Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

Oklahoma VOAD is a good source of information on the recovery effort in OK, and finding immediate assistance nearby.

Online Resources for Water-Logged Heirlooms

Tennessee State Museum provides helpful information on recovering various objects including 3D artifacts, textiles and garments, paper, books, documents and photographs.

Our House

Our House provides community-based grief support services. Group counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Groups specific to age and relationship to the deceased, i.e. for the death of a partner, sibling, child, parent, etc. They allow payment on a sliding scale.

Parent to Parent of New York State

A statewide non-profit organization that connects families of individuals with special needs. The parent matching program matches a parent with a trained "support parent" who also has a child with a similar disability, chronic illness or health care concern. The "support parent" helps parents with parenting concerns or questions and provides advice and information gathered from their own experiences. In addition, this site provides information about health care, housing and education for individuals with special needs.

Contains information on pregnancy, babies, toddlers, children 2-13, activities, being a mother, recipes and family products and toys. The site also includes blogs, forums and links to child safety organizations, party planning, kids' games and other resources for parents.

A service of Boys Town, this online resource provides parenting tips, advice, guidance and resources for parents.

Patient Care

A national health care advocacy and transparency company helping people understand the complicated health care system and make informed decisions about health care spending. 

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts seeks to foster the excellence, diversity, and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and is committed to nurturing it in schools and community settings.

People Assisting the Homeless (PATH)

PATH is a comprehensive social services agency for the homeless, offering transitional living, emergency shelter beds and other services. The PATH Mall offers 20 free onsite social service providers, including case management, a job center, mental health and substance abuse services, legal advocacy and a beauty salon.

Performing Arts Medical Association Referrals

Performers seeking health care for their performance-related injuries or problems may search for PAMA members in geographical locations or find specialists who care for performers in particular areas of the performing arts.

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PEAP)

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership promotes learning in and through the arts for students in K-12 schools throughout southeastern Pennsylvania by working with teachers, teaching artists, school districts, colleges and universities, and 82 arts and cultural organizations throughout the region to encourage excellence in arts-in-education practice, and to bring arts-based learning experiences to students who otherwise would have limited access to these opportunities.

POZ: Health, Life & HIV

A magazine that chronicles the HIV epidemic, both in the United States and overseas.