Applications for the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot are open now through October 21 at 11:59pm. Cook County encourages all eligible residents to apply for a chance to receive $500 monthly payments – with no strings attached - for two years, beginning in December 2022.
Application Assistance Resources for Residents:
- Promise Pilot Frequently Asked Questions (link scroll down for FAQs): Review our comprehensive FAQ for more information about the pilot, application process, eligibility, and potential benefits impacts
- Application Assistance Organizations and Events: The Promise Pilot has enlisted the support of several community-based organizations to offer application assistance. Please see the Promise Pilot website for contact information and a calendar of in-person assistance events
- Resident Application Assistance Webinar: If you have any technical difficulties or questions about the application process, join the Tuesday, October 11, 2022 webinar at 5pm. You can access the webinar at that time by clicking here
Customer Service Support: If you can’t find the answers you need on the FAQ you can connect with the customer service team. For the fastest reply, submit your questions at www.givedirectly.org/support. You can also connect with customer support via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (844) 427-5456.