During this challenging time, Westgate Resorts has gathered together a collection of resources specifically for the residents of Central Florida. Just like many of you, we are closely monitoring new developments regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in this state, and we are actively meeting the challenge by providing donations, information, and resources to our local community. At Westgate, our heart goes out to those affected by this health crisis and we hope that the following resources and information will be helpful in allowing residents to access various state resources in the area(s) listed below to better manage this crisis.
When filing for Florida unemployment benefits you will be required to list the employer’s name which is located on your pay statement or is listed on your 2019 W-2. The employer’s mailing address of record is: P.O. Box 690457, Orlando, FL 32869-0457 and the employer phone number is 407-355-1682. Should you require assistance please contact the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 800-204-2418 or at www.floridajobs.org/raapplication.
Last Update - 05/06/2020
Apply for Benefits - Reemployment Assistance
If you lost your job, were put on furlough or had your hours cut or reduced to zero through no fault of your own, you can apply online to receive monetary assistance and get help finding work.
Career Source Florida - CareerSource locations across the state will be providing paper applications and assisting Floridians with submitting their Reemployment Assistance applications.
COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Individuals - In coordination with state and federal partners, resources are available to assist employers and individuals impacted by the state’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. To assist small businesses and their employees, loans and short-time compensation programs to bridge the gap are available. To assist individuals, resources including Reemployment Assistance are available.
Online Application - SNAP, TANF, Medicaid
Direct Financial Assistance:
Florida Department of Education – including resources for state college students, ELL, and students with special education needs
Food Programs for Students:
407-330-3933 or 800-500-1119
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: 800-656-4673
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-784-2433
Elderly Abuse Hotline: 800-329-0210