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Los Angeles, Calif. Los Angeles County is offering $1,000 monthly payments to a select group of young adults.

The program, titled Breathe, will select 200 applicants to receive these payments over the course of two years.

The window for this application will open on June 20 at 6 a.m., and will close on July 3 at 11:59 p.m.

To qualify for the guaranteed monthly check from Los Angeles County, an applicant must be at least 21 years old and must not have turned 24 before Sept. 1, 2023. Further, the applicant must have been in care on or after their 18th birthday (aka “aged out”).

Who is Eligible?

  1. Be 21 years old when applying and under age 24 (won't turn 24 until September 1, 2023 or later)

  2. Be a former LA County DCFS Foster

  3. Live in a Neighborhood in Los Angeles

  4. Have a household income that falls at or

  5. below 100% AMI for a single person household or 120% AMI for a household

  6. Have been negatively impacted by

  7. Not be currently enrolled in another

How Do l Apply?

the application window.

The application can only be filled out online using a computer, tablet, or cell phone. If you need assistance, a list of enrollment centers will be available on the website above.


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