Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0 Now Open for Applications

The Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) has opened the newest application for Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0. This application will provide a one-time, $500 relief payment to up to 17,000 eligible Chicagoans who are a domestic worker or undocumented resident without legal documentation or who lack a valid social security number for employment.

This application is open to any resident who meets the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be age 18 or older AND
  • Be a current Chicago resident AND
  • Have household income less than or equal to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level ($74,580 for a household of 3) AND
  • Is a Domestic Worker who has been paid for household services which take place in a private home or residence, on average at least 8 hours per week over the last 12 months, OR
  • Is an Undocumented resident in Chicago without legal documentation and who lacks a Social Security Number valid for employment.

No questions will be asked in regards to citizenship or immigration status. COVID-19 cash assistance is not considered under public charge.

Visit to learn more and complete a 30-minute application form! Have more questions? Navigate to the “Get Help” section to contact the helpdesk or find an upcoming informational or assistance event near you.