The American Rescue Plan is delivering direct relief to the American people, rescuing the American economy, and starting to beat the virus. The plan includes funding to:

For a full overview of what’s in the plan, click here.

How you can access direct relief:

Here’s what you need to know about the direct relief the American Rescue Plan provides to working families:

See how the American Rescue Plan is helping people like you:

  • Avery

    • Occupation: Part-Time Clerk
    • Income: $25,000
    • Filing Status: Single
    • Dependents: 0

    Avery

    At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Avery’s employer transitioned to working from home and reduced her role to part-time. Since then, she has been struggling to pay for usual household expenses like rent and utilities.

    Impact of The ARP

    • $1,400 stimulus check
  • Chris

    • Occupation: Small Restaurant Owner
    • Income: $65,000
    • Filing Status: Married
    • Dependents: 0

    Chris

    For the last year, Chris’ restaurant has been struggling to keep its doors open. They have been left out of previous PPP loans parameters and are now at risk of closing permanently without immediate support.

    Impact of The ARP

    • Two stimulus checks totaling $2,800
    • Access to new grant program for restaurants
  • Sam & Lee

    • Occupation: Bus Driver and Electrician
    • Income: $100,000
    • Filing Status: Married
    • Dependents: 2 children under six

    Sam & Lee

    Sam and Lee are essential workers who have been struggling to maintain their working hours while managing their children’s schooling from home. They are in need of an emergency financial boost to cover the cost of childcare.

    Impact of The ARP

    • Four stimulus checks totaling $5,600
    • An additional $3,200 in Child Tax Credits
  • Jesse

    • Occupation: Small Business Owner
    • Income: $60,000
    • Filing Status: Single
    • Dependents: 0

    Jesse

    Jesse owns a hardware store with ten employees. She was able to hold off on layoffs for the past year, but without urgent financial support, she will need to layoff half of her staff by the end of spring.

    Impact of The ARP

    • $1,400 stimulus check
    • Funding for work sharing programs to avoid business layoffs
    • Access to flexible grants to get back on their feet and come back stronger
  • Jamie

    • Occupation: Teacher
    • Income: $55,000
    • Filing Status: Single
    • Dependents: 3 children over six

    Jamie

    Jamie has been teaching her classes from home while overseeing her three teenage children’s at home schooling and helping care for her elderly parents. She is in need of an emergency financial boost to help cover the cost of rent, utilities, and food.

    Impact of The ARP

    • Four stimulus checks for a total of $5,600
    • An additional $3,000 in Child Tax Credits
    • Safely reopen schools
  • Charlie

    • Occupation: Retired
    • Income: $0
    • Filing Status: Married
    • Dependents: 0

    Charlie

    As their family has struggled through the pandemic, Charlie and his partner have been supporting their grown children financially, and are now struggling to pay ends meet themselves.

    Impact of The ARP

    • Two stimulus checks for a total of $2,800

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