Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0

The Department of Family and Support Services has opened an initial application round for the Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0, which will provide one-time, $500 relief payments to up to 4,000 eligible Chicagoans in its first round of payments. The purpose of the fund ($14.68M in total) is to provide relief to low-income Chicagoans who had difficulties accessing prior federal stimulus payments, including Dependent Youth, Dependent Adults, Domestic Workers, and Undocumented Residents.  

This initial round of applications is open to Chicago Residents who claimed a Dependent 17 years or older on their 2019 taxes. The person submitting this application must be the individual who filed the taxes in 2019.

Residents of Chicago must also meet the following criteria to apply:

  • 18 years or Older
  • Is a current Chicago resident
  • Has a household income less than or equal to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level ($69,090 for a household of 3)

This application will be open through Saturday, December 31, 5:00pm.  Residents can visit to learn more and apply.

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