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Cash Assistance & Support Services

Cash assistance grants are paid on the 1st of the month to families that meet the Tribe's eligibility criteria as follows:

  • The family must meet income assistance limits that qualifies them to become a TANF client with monthly countable resources less than $5,000. View Income Assistance Chart below.
  • The family must reside in the defined service area and include a member of a federally recognized tribe and provide proof of enrollment and residence; and
  • The family must include one of the following in the home:                 
    • A dependent child who has not attained 18 years of age:
    • A dependent child who has not attained 19 years of age and is a full-time student in a secondary school (or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical training) or
    • A pregnant woman
  • All school aged children up to age 18 must be engaged in an approved educational program.

Dependent children for purposes of this Plan means:

  • Biological children
  • Adopted children
  • Step-children
  • Relative children for which the adult in the home is the legal guardian/caretaker.
Earned Income Assistance Chart*

Number in Household

Grant
Amount

Earned Income Assistance/Limit

1

$359

$898

2

$453

$1,086

3

$562

$1,304

4

$661

$1,502

5

$762

$1,704

6

$866

$1,912

7

$1000

$2,180

8

$1107

$2,394

9

$1215

$2,610

10

$1321

$2,882

*Unearned Income:  Counted dollar for dollar and is income that is not considered earned income.  Examples include, but are not limited to:  Unemployment Compensation, Gaming Per Capita Payments, Retirement Benefits, etc

Support Services

Support services can only be issued to clients who have an open/active case and are not in sanction or pre-sanction status. Child Only cases have limited support service assistance and the program can only assist with the Child's Portion of the assistance request.

Support services include:

  • Job Skills Training
  • Transportation
  • Driver License/Fines
  • Vehicle Repair
  • Auto Insurance
  • Clothing
  • Grooming/Hygiene
  • Relocation Expense
  • Housing
  • Utilities
  • Food
  • Miscellaneous Expenses

 

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Cash Assistance & Support

Child Care Subsidy Programs

Child Care Services

Computer Lab

Diversion Services

Employment Search 

General Education Development GED 

Job Board 

Job Preparation 

Non-Custodial Parent Support Services

Transitional Support Services

Youth Activities and Youth Employment 

 

Classes

Ancestral Skills 

AHANA Classes 

Anger Management 

Culture Classes 

Dependable Strengths 

Fatherhood Classes 

Legal Workshop  

Money Smart 

Job Readiness