Florida has 1,000 million dollars in funds from the American Rescue Plan that must be spent or distributed. As of now, the state plans to distribute two direct payments worth $450 and $1,000 dollars.
Florida announced that the 60,000 poorest families will benefit from the direct reinforcement payment. Struggling homes will receive a $450 check for each child living in them.
The state still has $36 million from its share of the state budget surplus. Pandemic Emergency Relief Program.
This is being used for help families regain financial stability amid rising inflation.
The first responders should have already received a $1,000 cash bonus in the spring.
money for these stimulus checks comes from the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Program. This program was launched by the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to get money to families in difficulty.
Nevertheless, the money must be spent before September 30, or else it will have to be returned to the Treasury Department. So Floridians should see these checks soon.
The four main goals of the TANF program are:
- Help impoverished families so that children can be cared for in their own homes.
- Promote marriage, work and job preparation to reduce dependency on dependent parents.
- Reduce the number of out-of-wedlock pregnancies through prevention.
- Encourage the creation and maintenance of two-parent households.
Who can receive support this Florida?
To be eligible for these checks, you must first must be a resident of Florida and a citizen of the United Stateslegal immigrant or qualified alien.
must also be unemployed, work part-time or have a very modest salary. In addition, you must also meet one of the following criteria. Have a child under the age of 18, be pregnant or be the head of the family and under 18 years of age.