For participants that are experiencing hardships, including those related to COVID-19, the entertainment community has the support of several organizations that offer guidance and assistance to performers.
SAG-AFTRA Foundation: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation provides vital assistance and educational programming to the professionals of SAG-AFTRA while serving the public at large through its signature children’s literacy programs.
SAG-AFTRA: SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals, who are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world.
Actors Fund: The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps performing arts and entertainment professionals in need with programs and services.
MPTF: MPTF supports the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need.
The Artists Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC): AHIRC provides comprehensive, unbiased, one-on-one health insurance counseling and enrollment services and educational seminars to members of the entertainment and performing arts community in the eastern region (including Illinois and Minnesota).
Entertainment Health Insurance Solutions (EHIS): EHIS is a collaboration between MPTF and The Actors Fund. EHIS provides comprehensive, unbiased, one-on-one health insurance counseling and enrollment services and educational seminars to members of the entertainment and performing arts community in the Western Region (including California, Nevada and Arizona).
Samuel J. Friedman Health Center: The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center offers primary care, specialty care and preventive care in New York City, in partnership with Mount Sinai Doctors.
NOTE: While providing certain financial assistance, these organizations may require proof of earnings.
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