Covid-19 Community Resources
To help ensure the health and wellness of our team, clients, volunteers, and community, the Chaldean Community Foundation has transitioned to a remote work model for our staff. While our office is not currently taking walk-in’s, our phone lines remain open to respond to the needs of the community during these challenging times.
Please note that all classes, events, and appointments have been canceled, rescheduled or postponed at this time. Check back for future updates.
If you have questions or need assistance, please call (586) 722-7253 Monday-Friday between 8:30AM-5:00PM. Please be sure to follow us on social media for updates.
Project Light Individual Therapy: Intake and Telephone Visits Available
In an effort to keep all our participants healthy and safe, we are trying to limit in office visits at this time. We are here to care for you and now offer telephone visits. Please contact our office to schedule the best type of visit for your needs.
If you’ve lost your job or have been laid off from work, CCF’s Career Services team will work with you via telephone to help you identify alternate options or build your resume. Call Elias Kattoula at (586) 722-7253 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unemployment Insurance Agency
Visit the Unemployment Insurance Agency for more information, HERE.
Unemployment Insurance Videos to help file a claim. Watch the full playlist of videos, HERE.
If you are on our wait list to join one of our Citizenship Classes, a member of our team will contact you upon returning to the office. For those who are preparing for their interview, we will be providing study material on our social media outlets in the days to come! Please stay tuned!
If you’ve filed an N-400 application with the CCF, you can call (586) 722-7253 to schedule a mock interview with a member of our team, via telephone.
Visit USCIS for more information.
Assistance for those with special needs- Breaking Barriers
All events and classes for the month of March have been canceled. Please stay tuned for updates on upcoming events.
Our Case Workers are available via telephone, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM to respond to inquiries. If you have a question about a family member or loved one, please call (586) 722-7253.
The 2020 census is now live! Since many of you are currently at home and practicing social distancing, this is a great time to complete your census! It’s easy to do and takes less than 10 minutes!
You can complete the Census:
- Online at 2020Census.gov
- By phone: 844-330-2020 (English) 844-416-2020 (Arabic)- Phone lines are open every day from 7am to 2 am Eastern Time
- Paper: mail back the paper questionnaire sent to your home
SBA Disaster Relief Loans
The Small Business Association (SBA) of Michigan offers assistance with disaster relief loans, unemployment and other helpful resources. Click here for Disaster Loan application.
Looking for food resources in Southeast Michigan? (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties)
The Gleaners Community Food Bank and Forgotten Harvest are here to help! To locate local food resources in your area, click on the links below:
- Gleaners’ Community Distribution Sites (counties listed above), Click HERE
- Forgotten Harvest Agency Locator (metro Detroit area), Click HERE
- Additional resources in SE MI, Click HERE
Pandemic EBT information, Arabic.
Apply for benefits for your children, HERE.
For Michigan Legal Help, click HERE.
Coronavirus and your student loan debt, FTC consumer information.
Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payment Information, click HERE.
Coronavirus stimulus payment SCAMS: What you need to know.
CARES Act stimulus payment information for immigrants and refugees For Arabic, click HERE.
Virtual at-home activities for kids brought to you by the Sterling Heights Public Library.
Click HERE for coronavirus response from our Diocese.
Coronavirus update from the City of Sterling Heights.
For recent news and press releases, click HERE.
For accurate information and to stay informed on the Coronavirus outbreak, visit:
We appreciate your patience during this time and look forward to seeing you soon.