The application period for the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot Program is open from Thursday, October 6 until Friday, October 21, 2022. Through a countywide lottery, 3,250 eligible individuals will be selected to receive $500 per month for 24 months. Eligible applicants must be at least 18 years of age, Cook County residents, have a household income 250 percent below the Federal Poverty Level and must not be participating in another guaranteed income pilot. The pilot program is open to all regardless of citizenship, and the application does not include questions about citizenship or immigration status.
For more information, updates on how to apply and to learn if you are eligible, please visit www.engagecookcounty.com/promise.
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