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Economic Assistance for Citizens and Households Program

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The Economic Assistance for Citizens and Households (EACH) program is a new program created in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency’s negative economic impacts. The program offers direct monetary assistance to Chickasaw citizens living in households that have been negatively economically impacted by COVID-19. The application deadline is September 30, 2022.

Assistance available

Eligible Chickasaw citizens may be awarded a one-time assistance payment of $2,000 per citizen. 

Eligibility

  • Chickasaw citizens that have received unemployment benefits or have been unemployed at any point in time between March 17, 2020, and the date of application.
  • Chickasaw citizens that live in a household with an annual income less than $75,000 for single or married filing separate, less than $112,500 for head of household or less than $150,000 for married filing jointly or surviving spouses.
  • Chickasaw citizens that live in a household which experienced housing instability or risk of homelessness at any point in time between March 17, 2020, and date of application.
  • Chickasaw citizens that live in a household which experienced food insecurity at any point in time between March 17, 2020, and date of application.
  • Chickasaw citizens that have experienced

Other Information

The Chickasaw Nation reserves the right to consider issuing assistance awards under the EACH Program to citizens with other negative economic impacts on a case-by-case basis.

If you have questions, contact the EACH Program.

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP0147 and SLFRP5137 awarded to the Chickasaw Nation by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Online Applications

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

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Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 276-8508

Toll-Free:
(866) 537-0438

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