CARES Act Emergency and Disaster Relief *UPDATED*

Warm Springs, OR September 29, 2020

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE WARM SPRINGS RESERVATION OF OREGON
CARES ACT EMERGENCY AND DISASTER RELIEF
GENERAL WELFARE PROGRAM
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (“Warm Springs Tribe”) CARES Act Emergency and Disaster Relief General Welfare Program is designed to provide non-taxable economic relief to enrolled Tribal Members of the Warm Springs Tribe with additional resources to maintain adequate housing, transportation, food, water, medication, medical care, utilities, and basic life necessities to help alleviate the financial hardships endured from loss of income and increased costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the Program is being distributed from the CARES Act funding received by the Tribe and this General Welfare Program is designed to comply with the CARES Act requirements and guidance issued by the US Department of Treasury.

Who Can Apply:
The following persons who have experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for assistance:
Warm Springs enrolled adult Tribal Member who has attained the age of 18 years may apply for the Adult Tribal Member Grant; and
A Warm Springs tribal member who is Head of Household, or Qualified non-tribal member who is Head of Household, may apply on behalf of a Warm Springs enrolled minor dependent Tribal Member for the Dependent Tribal Member Grant.

Application Submission: Your eligibility will be based on the information submitted as of your application date – no new information will be accepted after your application is submitted. Please submit completed applications by the following dates:

For July Grant: Applications accepted through August 7, 2020 For October Grant: Applications accepted beginning October 1 ending October 31, 2020

By Mail: P.O. Box 455, Warm Springs, OR 97761 ATTN: Cares Grant
By email: [email protected]
In Person: 1233 Veterans Street (Outside Building in Designated Dropbox)
In Person: 1144 Warm Springs St (Dropbox Outside Building of Family Res Center)
By Fax: 541-553-0508

For further assistance regarding this Program, please contact the Program Administrator:
Isaac George, ph. 541-615-0146

UPDATED FILE:
Final Oct Cares Act application

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