Organizations for Financial, Social Services, Elder Care, Veterans Benefits, Mental Welfare, and More.
As your Costume Designers Guild Local 892 representatives, we want to remind you that there are organizations that are here to help in times of need. Whether social, financial, elder care, or even veterans care, there is a fund for the Entertainment Industry that can help. Also, with the Executive Boards’ approval, we have a one-time hardship waiver for one-quarter dues and disability waivers. If you need more information or just need to talk, please email either Brigitta Romanov or Doug Boney.
MPTF supports our entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need. Visit MPTF
The Actors Fund fosters stability and resiliency and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Visit Entertainment Community Fund
Entertainment technology professionals deserve support during times of need due to serious illness or injury. The Behind the Scenes charity provides that safety net.
We provide financial assistance and supportive counseling to those who work in the theatrical exhibitions who are experiencing hardship due to illness, accident, or underemployment. Visit The Will Rogers Foundation
Phone: 888-994-3863 ext. 6003
The struggles we face as a movement extend far beyond the workplace, touching our lives on a day-to-day basis. Workers do not live at work, they live in their communities. A community in need means workers in need. Visit The LA Fed
If you know a union member who needs assistance you can refer them by filling out this form:
Chronic unemployment. Financial illiteracy. Homelessness. In communities around the world, individuals and families are facing financial obstacles that prevent a good quality of life. VisitÂ
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Optum provides information and technology-enabled health services.
It is a private support tool for people with behavioral health, Employee Assistance Program, Work-Life, or Wellness benefits that their company, organization, or state provides through Optum’s subsidiary, United Behavioral Health.
Work stoppages or gaps in employment can affect people in many different ways, and we are here to help you navigate the current strike with as little impact as possible on your finances.