Eastern Shoshone Business Council approves release of COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance funds

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council has approved the release of funds for the COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance in the amount of $800 to all enrolled members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, according to an announcement from the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The following information about the disbursement was shared in the same announcement:

The funds will be dispersed through the Shoshone Credit Program. This is NOT a loan.

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Tribal members will need to fill out a special form in order to receive the funds.

The forms will be available at the following locations and online:
Shoshone Credit website shoshonecredit.org
Eastern Shoshone Tribe website easternshoshone.org
Click on the “COVID-19 Information” tab
Ft. Washakie Post Office Lobby
Joint Tribal Complex

All forms need to be completed and returned to the Shoshone Credit Program by June 26, 2020. A drop box will be located at the Shoshone Credit Program office. The disbursement will be going off of the tribal enrollment as of May 31, 2020 and the custody of minor children as of the May 31, 2020 date as well.

Checks will be mailed out by June 29, 2020. For further information please contact the Credit Program at 307-332-2920.

You can find more information by clicking here.

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In case you missed Shoshone Business Council Chairman Vernon Hill’s address last week:

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