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 •  Adjusting to Suddenly Reduced Income
Brochure discusses dealing with feelings, getting back to "normal", and reassessing how money will be spent. Includes helpful, downloadable worksheets.
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/businessmanagement/DF6499.html

 •  elaws--Health Benefits Advisor
Site explains your right to enroll in a group health plan when certain work or life events occur, regardless of the plan's enrollment dates. Also explains your right to continue group health plan coverage temporarily, when certain work or life events might otherwise cause coverage to end. NOTE: Does not provide information on any specific plan.
http://www.dol.gov/elaws/ebsa/health/

 •  How to Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure
Information page from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Answers to common homeowner questions about foreclosure and links to additional resources.
http://www.hud.gov/foreclosure/index.cfm

 •  Layoff Survival Kit
Tips and advice to help you deal with job loss. Based on an episode of Twin Cities Public Television's, "Right on the Money!" program.
http://www.rightonthemoney.org/shows/401_layoff/index.html

 •  Lost Your Job?
Minnesota WorkForce Center web page with information about applying for unemployment insurance benefits, resources for finding a job, and links to other services available to those who are out of work.
http://www.mnworkforcecenter.org/general/lostyourjob.html

 •  Lutheran Social Services (LSS) MN. Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Site has information to help people gain control of their finances and answers to frequently asked questions about debt, credit, and bankruptcy. LSS also offers free online, in-person, and phone counseling.
http://www.lssmn.org/debt/default.htm

 •  Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services--Health Care Programs
Site has comprehensive information about Minnesota's public health care programs: MinnesotaCare, Medical Assistance, General Assistance Medical Care, etc. Find out about eligibility (see income and asset limits), how and where to apply, and see answers to frequently asked questions. Also, learn about other resources available and get phone numbers for county human service agencies.
http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/HealthCare/default.htm

 •  Neighborhood Health Care Network (NHCN)
Maintains an online directory of NHCN Clinics in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area, which provide sliding fee scale or flexible payment plan options.
http://www.nhcn.org/

 •  UnemployedWorkers.org
Site has resources for unemployed workers as well as a "Worker Forum" where you can share your experiences and post questions. From the National Employment Law Project.
http://www.unemployedworkers.org/index.cfm

 •  When You Lose Your Job
iseek hosts this web page which guides you through the "First Steps" to take when facing job loss. Includes links to many useful resources. iseek--Internet System for Education and Employment Knowledge--is a web-based gateway to Minnesota career, employment, education, and business development information.
http://www.iseek.org/sv/41126.jsp


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