Undocumented adults can apply for $500 payments from the state of California starting this morning at 8 am. Call the Catholic Charities hotline at 1-866-490-3899. The one-time payments will be $500 per adult with a maximum of $1,000 per household.
- be at least 18 years old and undocumented
- be ineligible for federal COVID-19 relief
- have experienced hardship due to the coronavirus.
The program will run until June 30 or until the $125 million in state and private funds are spent, so people are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.