The Emergency Assistance Program and the LIHEAP (Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program) assists eligible Tribal Members with the following: Utility Assistance: where an emergency can be demonstrated with a Shut-off notice. LIHEAP payments will be counted as utility assistance through the Social Services Emergency Assistance Program. Shut-off notice is not required when using LIHEAP payments. For eligible Tribal Members who reside outside the 7 county service area: Utility Assistance will be granted with documentation from County resource denying client of LIHEAP payment. Income Criteria applies to both programs. Emergency Assistance Program assists with Shelter assistance when a Tribal Member is homeless or where eviction is demonstrated with valid Landlord notification. Rental assistance may be granted for 1 month’s rent 1 time in a 24 month period for Tribal Members who are eligible. Applicants must demonstrate ability to pay rent on an on-going basis. Income Criteria applies to this program.
Emergency Assistance Application
Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program Application