ONC CARES Application

New ONC CARES Page here, for more information: http://www.nativecouncil.org/CARES

Who Can Apply:

Any Orutsararmiut Native Council enrolled adult Tribal Member who has attained the age of 18 years old may apply on behalf of their household.


The Orutsararmiut Native Council Tribe CARES Act Assistance Program is designed to provide economic relief to enrolled Tribal Members of Orutsararmiut Native Council Tribe with additional resources to maintain adequate housing, transportation, food, water, medication, medical care, utilities, and basic life necessities to help alleviate the financial hardships endured from the loss of income and increased costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the Program is being distributed from the CARES Act funding received by the Tribe and this Program is designed to comply with the CARES Act requirements and guidance issued by the US Department of Treasury.

What is the deadline to apply?

5pm Friday October 16, 2020.

Click here to download the ONC CARES Application


With the current increase in positive cases of COVID-19 in Bethel, Alaska. ONC is taking precautions for the safety of our staff and Tribal members.

The ONC office has been closed to visitors. ONC Pull tabs has also been closed until further notice. For assistance please call 543-2608 or 543-0500.

All ONC staff have now been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting results.

We encourage all Tribal Members to observe Covid-19 Prevention Guidelines. Avoid crowds, stay within your immediate family groups, wash hands regularly, social distance and wear a mask! YKHC reports that Bethel may be close to a community spread outbreak, and we all have to be ready for it.

ONC Senior Services continues to deliver meals on weekdays to our Elders.

Please watch this page for updates as well as the YKHC Corona Virus page (https://www.ykhc.org/covid-19/).