Fort Bend County Assistance Programs
If you have been impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for financial assistance with tenant, landlord, mortgage, or small business expenses. The list below shows all of the available programs offered by Fort Bend County:
- Fort Bend County Assistance Program Dashboard – The Fort Bend County Program dashboard has been created to transparently provide a comprehensive CARES/ARPA/ERA diagram to include historical, current, and projected activity for budget versus actual expenditures and all public assistance program statistics.
- Adopt a Family – Donate as a business or individual to help a family that has been impacted by the pandemic.
- Childcare Provider Assistance Program – Fort Bend County Commissioners Court has authorized $2 million in Cares Act Funds to support and help stabilize Licensed Child Care Providers, and to provide support for families who are facing financial instability in Fort Bend County due to COVID-19. Your business may be eligible to receive up to $8,000 to assist workforce families.
- Employment Incentive Program – The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding can be utilized for job creation and incentivizing employment. “Get Hired” encourages individuals to apply to small businesses within Fort Bend County – and encourages them to stay hired by offering an incentive after 90 days of employment. This assists small businesses in their operation efforts so they can acquire and retain employees.
How-To Videos and Training Courses
Fort Bend County has developed informational and educational training videos that will assist applicants, beneficiaries and small business owners and employees with COVID-19 programs and services offered by the County.