COVID-19 Recovery Cash Assistance Program

The Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Resident Cash Assistance Program deadline is tomorrow November 6, 2020

The Program offers a one-time cash payment of $600 to income eligible suburban Cook County residents who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Program Eligibility:  

  • Must be a resident of suburban Cook County.  City of Chicago residents are not eligible. 
  • One form of government issued identification that includes your current residential address or two alternative forms of identification
  • Proof of your COVID-19 hardship due to unpaid leave, care for vulnerable or infected relatives, or loss of wages due to business or school closures. See acceptable documents here;
  • Proof of household income meeting eligibility requirements. Go here;
  • Bank information including account and routing number if you choose to direct deposit. You can typically find this on a check. 
  • Other options include CashApp, PayPal, Chime or pre-paid card.