As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, we want to make sure you’re able to keep your family safe and healthy. Family Forward is tracking the impact this crisis is having on Oregon families, offering guidance so you can navigate your rights, and providing actions you can take to make the changes our families need today and into the future.

Below are some resources that you may find useful.


Information about state and federal supports (including paid sick time, paid leave, unemployment insurance, paycheck protection, and small business loans)

  • Oregon and Federal Benefits for COVID-19 Scenarios  (Eng PDF or Esp PDF)
  • Oregon y beneficios federales para escenarios COVID-19
  • Paid Leave & Unemployment Decision Chart (View PDF)
  • FAQ on workers’ rights, created by Oregon Law Center (View PDF)
  • Overview of Paid Sick, Emergency Paid Leave, and Unemployment Insurance Laws in the New Coronavirus and CARES Acts (View PDF)

Webinar For Child Care Providers: Reopening Oregon

Webinar for Employees: Understanding Your Oregon and Federal Rights

  • Webinar recording (Watch mp4)
  • Webinar Slides: Oregon Unemployment Insurance (View PDF)
  • Webinar Slides: COVID-19 and Leave Laws (View PDF)
  • Video: Oregon Employment Department’s “Filing a New Claim” for Unemployment Insurance (YouTube link)

Webinar for Providers and Business Owners: Understanding Your Oregon and Federal Rights