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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. 

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. 

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. 

Documents: 

QIN TANF Application for Services - Family and Child-Only
QIN TANF Application for Services - Diversion

Monthly Eligibility Report (MER)
Physicians Report Form
1 Parent Work Activity Log (WAL)
2 Parent Work Activity Log (WAL)
Support Service Form family child-only parent
Support Service form Non Needy caregiver
Caretaker Relative Contract
Releases of Information
W9
Appeal Form
TANF Manual

Manager:  Mary Papp  MPapp@quinault.org

Hoquiam Office
400 8th Street, Suite B
Hoquiam Wa. 98550
Phone (360)537-1324
Fax (360)537-1265
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Closed from 12:00 p.m.. to 12:30 p.m. daily for lunch

Closed Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. for remainder of the day
Drop box available

Lead Caseworker:  Jennifer Bryan  jbryan@quinault.org
Intake:  Becky Klatush  BKlatush@quinault.org
Youth Coordinator:  Edie Brooks  EBrooks@quinault.org
Employment and Training Coordinator:  Betty Peterson BPeterson@quinault.org

Taholah Office
701 Cutain Street
Taholah Wa
Phone (360)276-8211 x456
Fax  (360)276-0008
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Closed from 12:00 p.m.. to 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch
Closed Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. for remainder of the day
Drop box available

Lead Caseworker:  Kierstin Pope  KPope@quinault.org
Intake:  Dorothy Ramirez  DRAmirez@quinault.org

Queets Office
216 Qui-nailth Street
Queets Wa
Phone (360) 962-2085
Fax (360) 962-2460
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Closed from 12:00 p.m.. to 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch
Closed Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. for remainder of the day
Drop box available

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.

Documents:             

Application

New Opps Employable Participant (MRR)
New Opps College / High School / Vocational Participant (MRR)
New Opps Medical / Treatment Participant (MRR)
Participants Responsibilities Form
Primary Physicians Report
Release of Information Form
New Opps Appeal Form
New Opps Policy Manual    

Aberdeen Office
2700 Simpson Ave, Suite 101
Aberdeen, Wa
Phone (360)537-1324
Fax (360)537-1265

Taholah TANF Office
701 Cutain Street
Taholah Wa
Phone (360)276-8211 x456
Fax  (360)276-0008

Queets TANF Office
216 Qui-nailth Street
Queets Wa
Phone (360) 962-2085
Fax (360) 962-2460

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Closed from 12:00 p.m.. to 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch
Closed Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. for remainder of the day
Drop box available
New Opportunities staff provides services to the three offices on different days.  Please contact the office and ask for the schedule, call and schedule an appointment, or use the drop boxes as needed.

New Opportunities Coordinator:  Francene Nations FNations@quinault.org

 

 
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