General Assistance program provides temporary assistance for essential needs: shelter, food, clothing, and utilities for Alaska Natives/Native Americans living in the Chugach Region (Seward, Valdez, Port Graham, Nanwalek, Tatitlek, Chenega). Local Community Health Representatives (CHR) can assist clients with paperwork and ensure that all Natives who qualify for assistance know the program and its benefits. The program also works closely with the Regional 477 Program Coordinator to assist individuals seeking career and training opportunities.
The following are eligibility requirements set by the funding source:
The deceased must have resided in a Chugach village/community for a minimum of 6 months prior to passing
Eligibility is determined by income; income documents must be provided.
For more information or to apply, click on the links below:
Our vision is to revitalize the traditional Chugach Native culture and language. The goal is to make Sugpiaq/ Eyak history and heritage a part of the regular school curriculum with support and direction from our Elders’ traditional ecological knowledge (TEK).Heritage Preservation
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