Resources for restaurant owners and staff to navigate COVID-19

As the restaurant industry faces an unprecedented crisis in the wake of COVID-19, countless restaurant owners and staff are seeking immediate solutions. Below is a list of resources related to unemployment and small-business financial relief for restaurant owners and staff. We will be updating the list with new resources on a regular basis. (Note: these resources were last updated April 14, 2020.)

Featured resources


Restaurants and Coronavirus Relief under the CARES Act
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Support meetings for mental health and sobriety
Join the Ben’s Friends meeting


Independent Restaurant Coalition efforts

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Financial information

Unemployment resources


State-specific: See here for a list of state-specific resources.

Mental health

We’re compiling this comprehensive list as state-specific information becomes available, so stay tuned for more updates.