Apr 16, 2020 · How to Apply. The CARES Act is federal legislation, but people seeking benefits under it must apply to their state unemployment agencies. The U.S. Department of Labor has an online directory to state agencies here. Applicants can file in person, over the phone or online, depending on the state.
Information for applying for food assistance benefits online. To apply for food assistance benefits online, please visit MyDHR. Before you can complete the application, you must first register for an account. Your completed application will be sent to the DHR office in the county where you live.