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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.

Sibling Support Project

A national effort addressing the concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental or mental health concerns.

Significant Growth in Louisiana's Film Indusrty

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) evaluates the current film and music industry trends, the impact of the state's film incentive program and the prospects for moving Louisiana's film and music industries forward.

SIMS Foundation

SIMS Foundation provides low-cost counseling and other mental health services tailored specifically to the needs of musicians and their families.

Social Media and the Performing Arts

This publication by Musical America provides information related to marketing the arts through social media and steps to take to start or improve a business' social media plan.

Social Security Administration

A federal agency that administers benefits to retired and disabled individuals, to spouses of living beneficiaries, and to child and spousal survivors of deceased individuals eligible for Social Security benefits.

SocialSecurity - Benefits for People with Disabilities

Provides assistance to people with disabilities through the Social Security Administration. Provides details about the program, a Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool and applications for Social Security benefits for adults and children with disabilities.

South Carolina Arts Commission: Readiness, Response and Recovery For Arts Professionals

The South Carolina Arts Commission provides preparedness and recovery tools to create a disaster plan that will help artists and arts organizations function during an emergency and recover afterwards.

Southern California Counseling Center

Provides counseling with sliding scale fees for individuals, couples, families, and groups. Groups include Rage Resolution (focus on gangs), Domestic Violence (batterers and victims), and Teens.

State Consumer Health Advocacy Program

Develop effective state-based consumer advocacy networks and leverage their influence for multi-state and national impact.

State of Alabama Emergency Management Agency

Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Provides frequent updates regarding evacuation routes, weather alerts, hazard mitigation and more.

Strategic National Arts Alumni Project

A bi-annual survey tracking the careers of BFA and MFA graduates.

Strategic National Arts Alumni Project

An annual online survey, data management, and institutional improvement system designed to enhance the impact of arts-school education. Provides longitudinal reports on BFA and MFA graduates.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

An online resource for locating drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, listing private and public facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved for inclusion by their State substance abuse agency, and treatment facilities administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used at authorized retail food stores. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income, assets and other factors. For an application call 311 or visit a local food stamp center or senior center.

Surprise Medical Bills

Learn about protections against surprise medical bills, and how to appeal.