Family Home Utility
Reimbursement Program


This is a one-time, needs-based program that will provide up to $500 per tribal citizen household with an unexpected reduction in income and increased family expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tribal citizens who were enrolled with OVK on or before 9/20/2021, who are 18 years or older are eligible to apply on behalf of their household, including those who are not living in Kasaan.


 Application Deadline: November 30, 2021 

Emergency Assistance Appeal Process
 
•A dated written appeal shall be submitted to the O.V.K. in person, via mail, or email.

•Within one week the President will call a Special Meeting and go directly into Executive Session to form a plan to rectify the issue.

•The citizen with the grievance will have the opportunity to speak directly to the council at the Special Meeting.

•The citizen will be notified by the President within 72 hours after the Special Meeting of any proposed grievance resolution.

CARES Act Financial Assistance Instructions
All required fields are marked ** and must be filled before you can submit the application

 Instructions for Section 1. Applicant Information 

PROVISIONS FOR OVK ENROLLED MINOR CHILDREN: Minor children under the age of 18 who are enrolled in the Organized Village of Kasaan as of 09/20/2021, whose legal guardians are non OVK TribalCitizens are also eligible for this program. The non OVK Tribal Citizen may apply on behalf of the Minor Child, but must provide documentation proving guardianship of the child, such as certificate of adoption, adopted birth certificate, or foster parent documentation. Only one application per household shall be permitted regardless of how many OVK enrolled minor children live in the household.

•Provide name and any previous names used.

•At least one household member must be enrolled with the Organized Village of Kasaan to be eligible.

•Provide OVK enrollment Number.

•Provide date of birth.

•Provide current mailing address.

•Provide the physical household address.

•Provide the phone number and email address where LaNeice Congdon –COVID Relief Manager, can reach you.

•List all individuals living in the household.

 Instructions for Section 2. Eligible Expenses 

  • You are applying for the Family Home Utility program assistance.

MORTGAGE

RENT

UTILITIES: Internet, Water/Sewer/Garbage, Electricity, Heat

ESSENTIAL APPLIANCE: Washer, Dryer, Hot Water Heater, Refrigerator, Freezer

  • You must provide proof of costs.

  • Include rental lease outlining your monthly rent or a mortgage statement.

  • If you do not have a lease or mortgage statement, you may provide a utility bill (e.g.,electric, oil, appliance receipt, etc.).

  • Costs must be incurred between April1, 2020, toSeptember 30, 2021.

 Instructions for Section 3. Payment Information 

  • Your check will be mailed to you, or hand delivered.

  • Print the name you want the check to be made out to.

 Instructions for Section 4. Certification 

  • Check or initial each box and sign the bottom of the page.  

 Section 1. Applicant Information 

PROVISIONS FOR OVK ENROLLED MINOR CHILDREN: Minor children under the age of 18 who are enrolled in the Organized Village of Kasaan as of 09/20/2021, whose legal guardians are non OVK Tribal Citizens are also eligible for this program. The non OVK Tribal Citizen may apply on behalf of the Minor Child, but must provide documentation proving guardianship of the child, such as certificate of adoption, adopted birth certificate, or foster parent documentation. Only one application per household shall be permitted regardless of how many OVK enrolled minor children live in the household. 

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Household Information 
(List all individuals, tribal citizens, and nontribal citizens, living in your household).

 Section 2. Eligible Expenses

I certify that I have been financially impacted by COVID-19 by: 

(Choose 1 or more of the following expenses)

Eligible Expenses Options

Please attach proof of (e.g., receipts from purchases, invoices, bills etc.) 

Only documents can be uploaded. If you only have a photograph of your documentation, contact LaNeice Congdon and she will assist you with sending it to her so she can manually include it into your application

Upload File 1
Upload File 2
Upload File 3

Expenses must have been paid between April 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. Financial Assistance is awarded for expenses that have already been paid and is not for forecasted or anticipated expenses.

 Section 3. Payment Information 

All reimbursements will be paid by check from the Organized Village of Kasaan. Checks will be made out to the Following person.

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 Section 4. Certification 
All Checkboxes are Required before Submitting an Application

 All Required Fields Marked ** Must be Filled Before Submitting an Application 

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