Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

LIHEAP Public Comment

PUBLIC COMMENT Review & Comment on: Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIWAP) Have Your Voice Heard! Review forms available at Social Services, or complete the survey at: https://tinyurl.com/LIHEAPPUBLICCOMMENT Available 8/12 through 8/18 The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Human Services Department is seeking input from Tribal households and […]

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Tribe to Remain at Phase 3.5 Re-Mast and Test

Public Health Order Remain at Reopening Phase 3.5 Re-Mask and Test in Response to Recent Rise in Cases WHEREAS, the Lower Elwha Tribal Community, also known as the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (“the Tribe”), is a federally recognized, self-governing Indian tribe in accordance with the Treaty of Point-No-Point of January 26, 1855, its Constitution and […]

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COVID Vaccine Promotion Checks and Freezers Updates

Checks The checks are being processed in finance and should be mailed out tomorrow or Friday. The Tribal Center was closed two days this week (Monday 6/28-6/29), which has delayed things a little. Please be patient and rest assured that they will arrive in the mail shortly. The checks are being sent to the address […]

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Public Health Order to Reopen the Tribe to Phase 3.5

On 6/29/2021 the Business Committee passed resolution 80-21 which moves the Tribe into Phase 3.5 Summary of changes include: Remove mask requirement for vaccinated staff (exceptions for staff of the Health Department, and those that work with populations not yet eligible for the COVID vaccine (children), HOL, some social services staff) and guests/visitors/customers. Unlimited number of individuals in […]

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LEKT June 28th Office Closures

Due to excessive heat/weather conditions Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s administrative offices, Health/Dental Clinic, Klallam Counseling Services, and Children’s House of Learning will be closed on Monday, June 28th, 2021. Lower Elwha Food & Fuel, the Cedar Box, and Elwha Peaks will remain open for business. […]

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LEKT American Rescue Plan Act Distribution

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law by the President. Section 9901 of ARPA amended Title VI of the Social Security Act (the Act) to add section 602, which establishes the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund, and section 603, which establishes the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (together, […]

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