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RED LAKE TRIBAL MEMBERS CAN NOW RECEIVE A FREE SMART PHONE ON THE VERIZON NETWORK!

 

February 9, 2017

Benefits include:

- Smart Phone (phone that provides access to WIFI and data services)

- UP TO 1000 MINUTES, 1700 TXT, 100 MB DATA EVERY MONTH

In order to receive a phone you must be at least 18 years old, and live on Federally-Recognized Tribal Lands and have at least one of the benefits listed below:

• Medicaid (Yours or your Childs State Insurance Card)

• Food Share (SNAP) (Food Stamp Card)

• Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF) (Letter from TANIF manager)

• Food Distribution (Commodities) (Commods receipt or letter from manager)

• Veterans Pension and Survivor Benefit (Monthly Statement)

• Federal Public Housing Assistance (section 8) (Letter from housing department )

• Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (Monthly statement)

• Bureau of Indian Affairs or General Assistance

• Head Start (Please get letter from head start your child attends)

• Household Income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

**You will need to bring your Tribal ID; proof for one of the benefits listed above

PONEMAH – FEBRUARY 27TH & 28TH (Monday & Tuesday) COMMUNITY CENTER 9am to 5pm

RED LAKE – MARCH 1ST & 2ND (Wednesday & Thursday) COMMUNITY CENTER 9am to 5pm

REDBY – MARCH 3RD & 4TH (Friday & Saturday) COMMUNITY CENTER 9am to 5pm

LITTLE ROCK – MARCH 5TH & 6TH (Sunday & Monday) COMMUNITY CENTER 9am to 5pm

FREE SMARTPHONES

North American Local is working directly with the Red Lake Nation to provide free cellular service to our members. North American Local will be on site in the Red Lake area to begin handing out FREE Smartphones to members who qualify. 1,000 minutes talk, 1,700 text and 100 mg of data every month. Members can come the following days:

 Mon. 02/27/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ponemah Community Center

 Tues. 02/28/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ponemah Community Center

 Wed. 03/01/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Red Lake Community Center

 Thur. 03/02/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Red Lake Community Center

 Fri. 03/03/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Redby Community Center

 Sat. 03/06/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Redby Community Center

 Sun. 03/07/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Little Rock Community Center

 Mon. 03/08/17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Little Rock Community Center

You may qualify if you receive:

• Medicaid

• Food Share (Food Stamps)

• Temporary Tribal Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)

• Food Distribution (Commodities)

• Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)

• Veteran's Pension and Survivor Benefit

• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

• BIA General Assistance

• Head Start

• Household income of 135% of the federal Poverty Level (see chart below):

Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Annual Income $15,889 $21,505 $27,121 $32,737 $38,353 $43,969 $49,585 $55,201

**You will need to bring your Tribal ID; proof for one of the benefits listed above or any of the following to prove household income (last 3 pay stubs from employer; Social Security statement of benefits/payment; Retirement or Pension statement of benefits; General Assistance check stub; TANF check stub; verification of Unemployment benefits)

 

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