In 2020 and 2021, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress created Economic Impact Payments (EIP), often referred to as “stimulus checks.” Individuals could be eligible for payments of $1,200 or more.

Over the course of 2020, the Chronic Homelessness Initiative at Tipping Point gathered resources from service providers across San Francisco and worked with the community to help people experiencing homelessness access their stimulus payments.

This page is no longer being updated with information. However, a comprehensive guide to EIPs, including fraud alerts and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), is available from Bay Area Legal Aid: