Connecting current & former foster youth with pandemic relief funds

Most states are providing between $500 - $2,000 for current & former foster youth. Sign up to find out what your state is doing!

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Check For Us is a national outreach campaign run by current and former foster youth to simplify the process of connecting YOU with pandemic relief funds that you may be eligible for and other paid opportunities.

Current and former foster youth between the ages of 14-26 qualify for over $400 million in federal stimulus funds BUT you gotta apply before September 30, 2021.


Sign up to be a part of our online network that will provide you the right information about how you can get your money.



Check For Us is here to to make sure YOU get your money.

While each state’s plan is different, the offerings range from direct cash payments of $500 - $2,000 to tuition and student loans payments to pre-paying your rent for an entire year.

With your permission, we'll share your contact with the people processing the funds in your state.

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State Applications HAVE CLOSED!!

THANK YOU! Together, Check for Us connected over 30K young people with lived experience in foster care to 44 states and the District of Columbia.