Although FEEA unfortunately can’t replace income for all furloughed feds, we wanted to make it easier for those affected by the shutdown to find resources that can help. We’ve created a page on our website where we’re compiling articles that link to both national and regional resources and we will continue adding to the list while the shutdown continues.

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For those suffering other tragedies in addition to being furloughed, FEEA’s hardship loan program is available to help and furloughed employees can apply and receive help even while not receiving pay. Qualifying emergencies are those such as serious illness of the employee or a family member, death in the family, or loss of home due to fire, and a complete list of eligible hardships as well as the application are available at