New York City has their first guaranteed income program called The Bridge Project.
The program is giving moms $1,000 monthly payments for three years.
There are requirements
The Bridge Project is a non-profit organization. The program seeks to “eradicate child poverty.” The program started in 2021 and this is the second round. Read more about it here.
The first round of the project selected 50 moms to get $500 every two weeks for three years.
this round, 500 mothers will be chosen to get $1,000 for 18 months followed by another 18 months of $500 payments every two weeks. The deadline to apply for the program is April 13.
In order to qualify, you must currently be pregnant, have an annual income below $52,000 and live in one of these zip codes:
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