Great news because some women can apply for a new guaranteed income program in the United States. According to the US SUN, this payment it will last for 15 months and costs $750 per month.
If you are entitled to it payment, you will receive checks for one year and three months. It can definitely improve your financial situation. Free of charge money is great, especially if you're going through a rough patch.
In case you haven't heard of this guaranteed income program, it is known as Bridge project. This is a project that is being implemented in New York State. The Bridge Project offers money to low-income mothers while they are pregnant.
WHAT OTHER BENEFITS ARE THE BRIDGE PROJECT BESIDES RECEIVING PAYMENT?
This program not only offers money to pregnant women, but also provides them with support. For example, if you've never given birth, you need to learn the ropes.
That is why they offer the opportunity to contact doulas. As you can see, it's not just about getting monthly payment. They also provide women with counseling with other benefits.
For example, some women may be eligible for WIC. WIC stands for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. So they can get a payment and from this program.
Mental health is another important issue for the Bridge project. So they offer that support to women who need it. As you can see, it's not just about getting the payment.
WHERE IS THE BRIDGE PROJECT AVAILABLE?
So far, it's available in Buffalo, New York and Rochester. Remember that amounts may vary from city to city. Costs of living may not be the same, so amounts may vary.
Typically, beneficiaries receive $750 per month, but only for the first 15 months. Then, the amounts of your payment is coming down to $375 a month for about 21 months, US SUN claims.
Contact the Bridge Project to check if the application process is open in your area. Although Buffalo may no longer be accepting applications for this payment, you can apply for this check in Rochester or New York.
Visit to check all the details. To be eligible in Rochester, you must be 18 years old and at least 23 weeks pregnant. It may be less with your first child. Your household income must be less than $40,000. Only Recohesteer residents can apply. New York may have similar requirements. Apply now to get this payment!