Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle with the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Family Independence Initiative (FII) and other partners, announced an additional $7 million in funding to expand and re-open the Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Resident Cash Assistance program to help suburban Cook County residents experiencing financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the 10th month of a national crisis that has continued hit residents and businesses particularly hard, namely people who work in the restaurant, retail, entertainment, and arts industries.

The application for the Resident Cash Assistance Program can be found at

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