EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE/CATASTROPHIC FUND

The Tribal Council of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has established a Catastrophic Fund (“the Fund”) for the purpose of providing assistance to Tribal Members who have experienced a monetary loss because of an individual or family crisis. The catastrophic event or crisis must be due to circumstances beyond the control of the applicant or a household member. Payments from the Catastrophic Fund will be administered by the Tunica-Biloxi Community Service Committee (CSC).

Eligibility of Funds is subject to: (1) Completion of this Application, (2) Submission of all required documents and other information, (3) Compliance with the Program Guidelines, and (4) Review and approval by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe’s Community Service Committee. To read guidelines and criteria, click here

 

There are two (2) ways to apply:

  1. To apply online and have your request processed immediately please FILL OUT THIS ONLINE FORM. Please note you will still need to email scans of your supporting documents to TBCS@tunica.org after filing out the online form.

 

  1. If you prefer a printed application to return by mail you can DOWNLOAD A PAPER FORM HERE.

 

Remember, failure to submit all required documents will delay the application process. If you have any questions regarding the application feel free to call (318) 240-6436 or email TBCS@tunica.org.

IN THE EVENT YOUR APPLICATION IS APPROVED, PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE DIRECTLY TO SERVICE PROVIDERS AND VENDORS, NOT TO THE INDIVIDUAL APPLICANT (EXCEPT IN CASES WHERE APPLICANT IS SEEKING REIMBURSEMENT FOR PAYMENTS HE/SHE HAS ALREADY MADE AND PROVIDES PROOF)