BIA Welfare Assistance
To assist eligible clients in becoming self-sufficient through gainful
employment and/or obtaining a more adequate resource to meet their needs.
To promote and increase self-sufficiency. Each General Assistance
(G.A.) Recipient must work with the social services worker to develop an
Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan (ISP). The plan must outline the specific
steps the individual will take to increase independence by meeting the goal of
employment or being approved for other types of financial assistance, such as
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Financial assistance provided for basic living expenses to eligible clients
while they are searching for work or apply for other financial assistance.
Referral to employment and educational opportunities. Referral to other
agencies and programs to help meet the needs of the client, such as counseling,
Alcohol education, crisis needs, SSI, TANF, etc. Application process
includes, completed application, verifications such as proof of enrollment in
federally recognized tribe. residence, income, job registrations and personal
Karole White, Financial Assitance Director
Frieda Ellenwood, Assistance
Job Search/Employment Referrals
Drug/Alcohol Evaluation referrals
Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan
Assistance I applying for other resources i.e. SSI/Soc. Sec.
Emergency needs referrals