Providers, COVID-19 Survey Needs Your Input!

Maine Roads to Quality Professional Development Network is partnering with the Yale University School of Medicine to distribute a survey regarding child care during the COVID-19 crisis. Survey available in both English and Spanish. Dear Early Childhood Provider, Your participation in a Yale School of Medicine survey regarding child care during the COVID-19 crisis is requested. Please …

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Applications for PUA will open on Friday, May 1. 4/28/2020: Department of Labor to Accept Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Applications May 1 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), created through the federal CARES Act, provides unemployment coverage for self-employed family child care providers. PUA will provide up to 39 weeks of benefits through December 26, 2020. Expanded coverage under …

Some Questions Answered by Maine SBDC

PPP loan fund clarification information and interpretations are changing rapidly. We are waiting for the *final* rules of the PPP loan. The following is from 4/9/20 communication from: Anne Lancaster, Business Advisor, Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) I am self-employed, can I get unemployment? Per the CARES Act passed on 3/27/20, self-employed individuals are eligible for unemployment. As of today, you …

UPDATED*** (4/3/2020) News on COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Sole proprietorship, with or without employees, Small Business Loan Process 3-STEP LOAN PROCESS – application is done online – for the COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN APPLICATION through the Small Business Association. You choose your business status.Check off the 7 eligibility statementsClick CONTINUEComplete business information (name / EIN or SS# / etc.)Gross Revenue for 12 months …

Maine Continues to Prepare for Coronavirus

FCCAM is sharing this public information with providers so they have current and reliable information for themselves and to share with families. AUGUSTA (updated 2/28/2020) – The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) today outlined steps that Maine is taking to prepare for the potential spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus to the …