TANF/ New Opps
QIN TANF Program
The QIN TANF Program provides assistance for needy families with children. It is to provide eligible parents, pregnant women, or non-needy adult caretaker relative with, job preparation, work and work experience, and support services, as applicable. The program is intended to assist participants in becoming economically self-sufficient and not dependent upon the program for assistance.
The due dates of the Work Activity Logs and MER’s vary each month. Please contact your local TANF Office to inquire about the due date. If these forms are not submitted, a cash grant cannot be calculated and compliance cannot be determined.
Support Service Forms are due by 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, to be staffed on Wednesdays. If it is turned in after 10 a.m. on Tuesday or is not complete, the Support Service will not be staffed until the next Wednesday that staffing is held. Staffing is not held the first week of the month, unless it is youth or employment related. Approved Support Services are processed and gift cards or stipends are available on Thursdays.
QIN TANF Application for Services - Family and Child-Only
Manager: Mary Papp MPapp@quinault.org
Lead Caseworker: Jennifer Bryan firstname.lastname@example.org
Caseworker: Rosie Jackson RJackson@quinault.org
New Opportunities Program
The New Opportunities Program is intended to provide monthly cash assistance to meet certain specified unmet essential needs of eligible Indians. Those eligible to apply include all Quinault Tribal members residing within the service area, to include other federally recognized tribal members within the reservation boundaries of the reservation. Case types include: High school students over 18 years of age, College students, Employable, Medical Exempt, and Treatment Exempt.
All MRR’s are due on the 20th of the month to receive an on time grant. Those received after the 20th will be processed as a late grant. MRR’s not received by the last business day of the month will not be processed. If the due date falls on a Saturday, please submit paperwork on Friday. If the due date falls on a Sunday, please submit on Monday. If it falls on a holiday, please submit it prior to the holiday closure.
Cash grants are mailed to be received on or around the 1st of the month, or for late grants on or around the 15th of the month. If a check is not received within 3 business days of the date due to you, please contact the program. Checks are not released early.
If your check is picked up at the office, it can only be picked up during normal business hours. If verification of shelter cost of at least $79 is not attached to the MRR, a non shelter grant will be calculated. Those eligible for a full grant, shelter grant is $305 per month. Non shelter grant is $185 per month.
Taholah TANF Office
Queets TANF Office
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
P.O. Box 189
Taholah, Wa. 98587
Toll free: 1-888-616-8211