Family Resilience Fund

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Households who lost a breadwinner or caregiver to COVID-19 may be eligible for emergency cash assistance, through the Montefiore Family Resilience Fund supported by the Robin Hood Foundation.

The Family Resilience Fund will provide cash assistance to 375 bereaved families in financial distress.

Eligibility Criteria Include:

  • Death from COVID-19 of a breadwinner or caretaker in the household
  • At least one child/youth/young adult age 26 or younger resides in and is financially dependent on the household
  • Family is experiencing financial distress (e.g. difficulty paying for housing, food, utilities, health copays, significant financial debt)
  • Family must reside in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan, or Lower Hudson Valley.

Family must be referred by a licensed clinician (physician, NP, PA, RN, social worker, or psychologist). Families that are referred will be assessed by a social worker to confirm eligibility.

Referrals may be entered by clinicians via the buttons below.

Family Resilience Fund Referral Form

Online Form Downloadable PDF Form Downloadable PDF Flyer

For questions about the program, please email