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Image result for north fork rancheriaThe North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians Tribal TANF program has received approval from the Administration for Children and Families to expand their service population and service area to include all eligible members of the North Fork Rancheria and their descendants; all eligible members of federally recognized tribes, Alaska Natives; and all members of the California Judgment Roll, and their families and descendants, who reside in the off-reservation areas of Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo Counties, effective November 1, 2016.

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The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Tribe has received approval from the Administration of Children and Families to serve all eligible enrolled members of Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, their descendants, eligible members of federally recognized tribes, Alaska Natives, and members of the California Judgment Roll, their families and descendants who reside on the Dry Creek Rancheria; and, all eligible enrolled members of Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, their descendants and families who reside off-reservation in Dry Creek Rancheria’s BIA service area designation of Sonoma County, effective October 1, 2016.

    

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  • The latest Tribal TANF Administrators meeting summaries for May 9, 2017 and  February 22, 2017 meetings are now available.
     
  • The 50% Unemployment Survey  has been sent out to all 109 federally recognized tribes in California. The CDSS requests tribes who experienced an unemployment rate of 50% or higher on their reservation during Calendar Year 2016 to complete the survey.  All responses received by May 15, 2017, will be included in an All-County Letter (ACL) informing counties which areas are eligible for the clock stopping exemption.
  • The Tribal TANF MAP has been updated to reflect all updated service delivery areas.
  • The Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) between the California Department of Social Services and each Tribal TANF program have been renewed and will expire  June 30, 2019.
       
  • ACL 16-68 (August 26, 2016)  Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) And California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Time Limit Exemption For Recipients Living In Indian Country Where The Unemployment Level Of Adults Is 50 Percent Or Higher has been posted.