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Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

A program designed to assist with emergency food and shelter to Oneida Enrolled Native Americans or enrolled Native Americans in a federally recognized tribe residing within the Oneida Reservation boundaries that are experiencing a temporary interruption of income.

Program funding for these services is from a State grant through the Family Services Grant, services are subject to funding availability.

  • Assist with security deposit maximum $400.
  • Assist rent/mortgage $500 maximum.
  • Assists with $100 with food assistance.
  • Assists with utilities $200 maximum. Includes heat, water, and electricity.

Description: Interruption of income is defined as loss of regular worked wages due to layoff, termination, suspension, reduction of hours, or loss of unearned income (SSI/SSDI, Unemployment Compensation) exhausted, suspension, or termination. Assistance is provided once in a 12-month period.

CSBG Application

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