Updated at 12:46 p.m. on April 14, 2020 Whether your job has been impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak or your business or non-profit organization is struggling because of it, we've gathered resources to help you make it through this crisis. Filing for unemployment in Ohio The governor has issued an executive order which grants the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) the authority to accept and grant requests for unemployment compensation without requiring the normal 1-week wait period. There are two ways to file: • Online at http://unemployment.ohio.gov • Call toll-free 1-877-644-6562 To apply for unemployment insurance benefits, you will need: • Your Social Security number • Your driver's license or state ID number • Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address • The name, address, telephone number, and dates of employment for each employer you worked for during the past 6 weeks of employment • The reason you became unemployed from each employer • Dependents' names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth • If claiming dependents, your spouse's name, Social Security number, and birth date • If you are not a U.S. citizen or U.S. national, alien registration number and expiration date • Your regular occupation and job skills Ohioans filing for unemployment benefits due to COVID-19 may use the mass layoff number 2000180 to help expedite the process. Also note that Jobs ODJFS is expanding the Prevention, Retention, and Contingency assistance program beginning April 6. For more information, read this recent article from the Cincinnati Enquirer . United Way's 211 helpline is connecting people to essential community services. Looking for work Update: Ohio’s new website for job openings to help combat unemployment. Some grocery stores are hiring due to the increased business they are experiencing. Get the details from Channel 9 WCPO . Shipping and distribution centers are also hiring to help get products quickly to people and businesses who need them. Workers are also needed in the medical, health care, and non-profit sectors, with job postings already surging . Working from home If your employer has asked you to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, CBS News has a wonderful list of tips to help manage .