COVID-19 Response

Our work to serve our community will not cease during the COVID-19 crisis. We will continue to facilitate and promote the building of resilient children, healthy families, and strong neighborhoods & communities through collaboration, programming and resource development. As information and recommendations change, we will remain flexible and adaptable in our approach to service and collaboration along with our partners. We will continue to collaborate and serve our community.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are working as quickly as possible to provide communication and information to you. Below you will find links to resources in both Word and pdf formats. We will work to keep these links current as more information becomes available or the information is updated.


For more information on how to help in this crisis, visit

In the meantime, please visit for current updates and recommendations from the City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department regarding up-to-date communitywide prevention measures and how you can help stop the spread of COVID-19.


For information on unemployment, Division of Family Support and other key resources, see Help in a Crisis (pdf document)

News and Information

Community Health Advocates are specialists who help connect clients to resources such as healthcare, social and emotional support,  and applications for benefits! For more information or to learn more, visit

Food Resources

IRS and Stimulus Payment Information

Answers to Tax Questions
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IRS postpones more tax deadlines

The IRS has postponed tax deadlines for individuals and businesses due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The postponement generally applies to all taxpayers who have a filing or payment deadline between April 1 and July 15, 2020. Individuals, trusts, estates, corporations and other non-corporate filers qualify.

If you need additional time to file after July 15, you can request an extension until Oct. 15, 2020.

Taxpayers must pay taxes they owe by July 15 to avoid penalties and interest. The IRS has additional information for taxpayers who owe taxes but can’t pay. For more information, visit the Coronavirus Tax Relief page of

Estimated tax payments normally due April 15 and June 15 are now postponed to July 15. If you or your business has a quarterly estimated tax payment due on or after April 1, 2020, and before July 15, 2020, you now have until July 15 to make your payment, without penalty.  

Utility, Internet and Rent Resources

Employment Resources

Resources for Parents

Physical Health and Fitness Resources

Mental Health Resources

Family Violence Resources