Alaska PFD Deadline to File APRIL 30, 2020

Information directly from https://pfd.alaska.gov/

PFD FILING DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2020

We anticipate the signing of SB 241 in the very near future.  SB 241 will extend the PFD filing season until April 30, 2020.  Please know that all of the PFD public spaces are no longer open to the public, but that there are numerous alternatives for filing.  In Juneau, we have made applications, business cards, envelopes and an application drop box available on the 8th floor public atrium of the State Office Building.  At our Anchorage and Fairbanks office locations, applications, envelopes and an application drop box is also available in the lobby area.

The easiest way to file an application is to apply online.  You will only be required to answer questions that are necessary and you get an immediate confirmation number when you submit it.  Eligible online applications that select direct deposit as their payment method will be paid in the FIRST October payment, October 1, 2020.

The 2020 PFD paper application is now available to print from the FORMS tab on our website for those who are unable to file online.  Mailed in 2020 PFD applications MUST be postmarked by April 30th in order to be considered timely.  REMINDER:  Eligible paper applications will be paid in the SECOND October payment, October 22, 2020.

**Supplemental documentation, which includes signature pages, is not required by April 30th.  You can mail or fax most supplemental documentation in or wait to be contacted**

How To Complete Your Census Forms

The 2020 Census is for EVERYONE to be counted. 

The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. You do not need to have a face-to-face interview.

You will initially receive a letter inviting you to complete the census. If you want to complete a paper version, one will be mailed to the households that do not complete the online form. Once you receive the census packet in the mail, return to the address on the packet.

To complete online click this link TAKE THE CENSUS

Please note that if you are responding online, you must complete the census in one sitting, as you don’t have the ability to save your progress.

See the questions the census asks here.  

By Phone: English: 844-330-2020

For information on services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: Call the TDD number at 844-467-2020.

The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade. Whether it is the school lunches or plans for highways or support for firefighters and families in need, the Census results affect your community every day.

2020 Census data will help inform how billions of dollars are distributed to states and communities every year for the next 10 years.
The 2020 Census is required by the Constitution, and the United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
The 2020 Census will determine how many congressional representatives each state gets.

COVID-19 Response

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Chickaloon Village Traditional Council is implementing mitigation strategies as recommended by the CDC and limiting non-essential services until March 31st.

The goals for using mitigation strategies in are to slow the transmission of disease and in particular to protect individuals at increased risk for severe illness, including Elders and persons of any age with underlying health conditions, and the healthcare and critical infrastructure workforces.

We do have staff who are able working from home and will be checking e-mails; however, you may not get an immediate response. We appreciate your patience during this challenging time. Stay safe and for more information please rely on credible sources like:

Centers for Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/

World Health Organization International – https://www.who.int/

Health & Social Services Department Transportation Schedule

Monday: LifeHouse Clinic, Valley Native Primary Care Center, and provided for Elders needing assistance with shopping, local resource access.

Tuesday: LifeHouse Clinic, Valley Native Primary Care Center, Alaska Native Medical Center (Anchorage), Southcentral Foundation (Anchorage), and Valley Native Primary Care Elder Wellness

Wednesday: LifeHouse Clinic, Valley Native Primary Care Center, Alaska Native Medical Center and Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage

Thursday: LifeHouse Clinic and Elders’ Lunch Program

Friday: Lifehouse Clinic and Elder Activities (please contact HSS Department for a list of upcoming activities)

Please contact 907-745-0704 to schedule a ride. Please provide a 48-hour notice when requesting a ride.

We do our best to take every transport request; however, Anchorage transports are based upon driver availability.

Our service area includes the communities of Glacier View, Chickaloon, Sutton, as far as Palmer to Seward Meridian and the Butte.

Chickaloon Native Village is among the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2020 Culture of Health Prize Finalists

On March 4, 2020, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the eight communities – Addison, Illinois; Alamosa County, Colorado; Chickaloon Native Village, Alaska; Douglas County, Kansas; Drew, Mississippi; National City, California; Tulsa County, Oklahoma; Worcester, Massachusetts – chosen as finalists for the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health PrizeThe Prizehonors communities working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity for all.

To earn Prize finalist status, communities had to demonstrate how their efforts reflect the six Prize criteria:

· Defining health in the broadest possible terms.

· Committing to sustainable systems changes and policy-oriented long-term solutions.

· Creating conditions that give everyone a fair and just opportunity to reach their best possible health.

· Harnessing the collective power of leaders, partners, and community members.

· Securing and making the most of available resources.

· Measuring and sharing progress and results.

This spring, each finalist community will host a site visit for representatives from the Prize program and the 2020 Prize winners will be announced this fall. The winners will receive a prize and opportunities to share their story and lessons learned with the country. Learn more about the previous 44 Prize winners at www.rwjf.org/prize. The RWJF Culture of Health Prize is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Affordable Rental Housing

Affordable Rental Housing Vacancies

Week of September 22, 2019

  • Income Based Affordable Rental Rates
  • Must be Alaska Native/American Indian
  • 3-Bedroom/Single-Family
  • 2-Bedroom/Duplex
  • 1-Bedroom/Single

Housing units are located in Sutton, Alaska (12 miles from Palmer). Housing Application is required to determine eligibility for each family requesting housing placement. Income based rent rates. Tenant responsible for utilities. No pets. First month’s rent and security deposit are required at time of lease.

We accept applications at our office: 9255 N lenn Higghway, Palmer, Tuesday-Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm.

For more information and to apply please contact: Samantha Ange, (907)745-0749, smange@chickaloon-nsn.gov.