Alabama - you’ll need your: contact info, and the dates you entered and exited care
Arizona - you’ll need your: contact info, social security number, what you need help with, and how much you need to cover that need
California - you’ll need your: social security number if you are 21 through 26, and the contact info for your caseworker if you are 18 through 20. You must do this step also.
Illinois - contact your caseworker, call the youth hotline at 866-459-6884 or email email@example.com and someone should get back to you within two days.
Indiana - Call the Indiana Chafee Pandemic Service hotline at 1-800-800-5556. You will be asked to provide your name, address, and phone number. In your email you can say, “My name is (Insert Full name and DOB) and I’m looking to apply for the pandemic relief funds. I can be reached at (insert telephone number).
Iowa - have your social security number ready when you apply
Kansas - scroll to the bottom of the page to see the application. It is very easy to miss. Have your State Photo ID, Social Security Card, or Certified Birth Certificate ready when you apply
Kentucky - you’ll need to share a little info about you and what you need
Michigan - depending on if you have an open case, a closed case, or have only been supervised by a tribal court, you’ll have different next steps
Minnesota - create a Paypal account before filling out the application form linked
Mississippi - you’ll need to share a little info about you, and what you need
New York - you have to submit additional info about your needs and please make sure you’re using a Chrome browser as you fill this out
North Dakota - download and fill out the word document application linked on this page under “WHAT youth should do”
Oklahoma - Contact the Oklahoma Successful Adulthood Program via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1-800-397-2945
Oregon - you’ll need to share a breakdown of how you’ll use the pandemic relief funding
South Carolina - fill out this very simple form, which shouldn’t take more than a couple minutes!
Tennessee - you’ll have to share a little info about your time in foster care. Deadline is July 31st.
Washington - a very simple application is needed.
Virginia - fill out this very simple form, which should not take more than a couple minutes!
California's application closed on September 3rd. By signing up at Check for Us, you will be added to the official waitlist and will be notified if there is an extension or additional funds made available.