The Tribal Government of St. Paul Island is accepting applications to provide economic relief in the form of one-time payments to enrolled Tribal Members for economic impacts related to child care as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “To Be Determined” amounts of aid are intended to alleviate hardships endured from loss of income or increased costs in conduct of child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants caring for children between the ages of 0 and 12 are encouraged to apply. Payments will be made to eligible tribal applicants. Distribution of the funds will begin December 1, 2020.
Applications are due by November 16, 2020, at 4 pm Alaska Time.
The Saint Paul Island Unified Command Team has launched a website, https://COVID19.stpaulak.com/, to keep residents and travelers to Saint Paul Island informed and up-to-date regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the current situation on Saint Paul Island and the responses being taken to ensure the health and safety of our community.