477-SSP Programs

The 477-SSP has programs that are limited to Siletz tribal members, and other programs that are available to members of all federally recognized tribes, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians and descendants. All services have eligibility criteria and are offered on a budgetary basis.

Siletz Tribal Members

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Cash grants to eligible tribal member families to assist with basic needs.


Non-recurrent short-term benefits (not to exceed 4 months) to meet a families basic needs:

• Cash grant assistance;

• Housing Stabilization for victims of domestic violence

Non-Needy Caretaker Relative (NNCR)

Cash grants to eligible caretaker relatives of Siletz children. Grant assistance for over-income households.

General Assistance for Single Adults (GASA)

Cash grants to eligible single adults to assist with basic needs.

 Emergency Assistance (EA)

One-time support service to address an emergent need such as eviction or utility shut-off.

 Diverted Services

One-time support services to assist individuals in retain unsubsidized employment.

Home Visiting

Provides parenting and life skills for successful and positive parenting. The Program utilizes the Family Spirit Curriculum.

Federally recognized tribes, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, Descendants

Classroom Training (CRT)

Assistance with basic education (GED), higher education, vocational / occupational training.

Work Experience (WEX)

Paid training to gain real world job experience and employment references.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

Subsidized employment training program – reimbursable training expenses for the employer.

Direct Placement (DP)

Support services for newly hired individuals to become job ready. Must apply within 7 days of hire date.

 Supplemental Youth Services (SYEP)

Summer Classroom Training or Work Experience for youth ages 14-24.

Core Services

Employment enhancement services to eligible clients (resume development, interview techniques, etc). View the Flyer

Support Services

Most programs listed are eligible for support services. These are intended to remove barriers to employment. Support services are not entitlements and are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Questions Regarding Services?

For questions regarding services and eligibility, email 477SSP@ctsi.nsn.us. Please include your name, phone number and the county you reside in.