The Fund is distributing emergency financial assistance to help IATSE members in immediate financial need to cover basic living expenses, to help prevent evictions, and to pay for food, essential medications or utilities, and more.
To apply for this assistance online, visit The Actors Fund website at www.actorsfund.org/GetHelp.
IATSE National Health & Welfare Fund
Relief for Fund Participants in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Click here to view the full notice that provides details on the measures that The Board has adopted to assist participants in Health Plans A and C in continuing their coverage under the fund.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Behind the Scenes Charity: Behind the Scenes offers grants to assist members of the entertainment industry with serious illness or injury. i.e. hospitalization. Check to see eligibility requirements here. BTS Charity has also created a mental health and suicide prevention initiative portal that includes resources and a self-assessment tool.
As you are aware, special distributions are now available from the IATSE Annuity Fund for those who experience losses or expenses due to COVID-19.
Under federal law, participants (and their spouse if married) must have their signature notarized in order for their application to be processed.
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