This guide is provided for librarians to use with their patrons who are looking for federal, state, or regional organizations and programs to assist with their personal needs.

You are welcome to share this resource with all staff and library users. Please note that the emphasis is on federal, state and regional organizations and programs. You are welcome to add comments for local, community specific programs.

This guide covers federal and state assistance information as well as links for unemployment, food/financial assistance, special needs and disability services, transportatin assistance, housing and other programs. This is not an exhaustive list, but a resource to help begin the process of assisting library users with their personal needs.

The guide can be viewed at