One state is sending out stimulus checks worth $750 and $1,500 to qualifying residents starting today.
Over 10,000 residents in Alabama can expect to see these payments starting today, Feb. 28.
This money is coming from Child Care Workforce Stabilization grants.
The program is run by the Alabama Department of Human Resources.
Stimulus grant money in Alabama
The first round gave 1,278 child care providers money between Dec. 2021 and Jan. 2022.
Full time workers will see the full $1,500.
Part time employees can expect $750.
This grant is given quarterly and will end in Sept. of 2023.
The funding comes from the American Rescue Plan.
In all, 10,065 workers have been approved for this stimulus cash.
How to get this stimulus money
There are qualifications for child care workers to get the money.
You must currently be working and must continue for one year after you get the bonus.
Providers need to be in good standing with the Alabama Department of Human Resources.
You can find the applications to apply online here.
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