Employment and Unemployment

  • For job postings from companies looking to immediately hire, visit Skills for RI’s Future Job Board.
  • Click here for an unemployment fact sheet and other resources from the Department of Labor and Training.
  • Returning to work?  Learn how to do so safely, here.
  • COVID-19 emergency funding and resources for artists.


The Rhode Island Pandemic Recovery Office provides cash assistance to undocumented immigrants who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis.  Rhode Islanders who cannot receive public assistance or federal assistance because of their  immigration status are available for financial assistance up to $400.
To apply call 401-675-1414

Funeral Expenses

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. FEMA is helping to ease some of the financial stress by providing assistance to COVID-19 related funeral expenses. For information and eligibility requirements see the following FEMA flyers in English and in Spanish.