Pandemic Relief Support for Current/Former Foster Youth through Georgia RYSE

The Supplemental Chafee Pandemic Relief supports are available for current/former foster youth over the age of 18. Eligibility for supports will expire for youth over age 23 effective September 30, 2021. Youth ages 18-22 will remain eligible to request/receive supports until September 30, 2022 or until they turn 23. Eligible youth can access those resources by visiting the Georgia Ryse website at

The website is optimized to make the process easy for youth to apply for and receive resources, including mobile uploads etc. Direct Cash Assistance is available in forms of Venmo, PayPal, Gift Cards, and more. Opportunities include housing support, financial literacy training, transportation resources, and much more!