Registered workers who have lost their jobs because of coronavirus can now claim up to £150 a week from Jersey’s government.
People who claim, however, will have to be available to take part in voluntary, Government or community work during the coronavirus crisis.
Those who have been working in Jersey for less than five years and have lost full-time income are eligible for help.
The Minister for Social Security has announced details of the Covid-19 Related Emergency Support Scheme (CRESS).
Single people will be able to claim £150 and couples who have both lost their income can claim £250 a week. An extra £50 will be paid to people for each child they have.
Individuals who have been working in Jersey for less than six months will only be able to claim £70 per week although repatriation costs will be supported.