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Métis-Specific Emergency Response

On March 31, 2020 the Métis Nation Saskatchewan announced $2.88 million for immediate emergency COVID-19 relief measures for childcare, housing, and PPE. Below is a summary.

Please see the updated information below regarding the MN–S Emergency Response program (Updated April 15th)

 

MN–S Métis-specific emergency response

*Full program details and instructions available on the MN-S website

On March 31, 2020 the Métis Nation Saskatchewan announced $2.88 million for immediate emergency COVID-19 relief measures for childcare, housing, and PPE. Below is a summary.

 

UPDATED — MN–S Emergency Housing Support Program

  • The MN-S recognizes that many people are being stretched financially and emotionally by the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The MN-S Housing Support Program has been put in place to help those struggling to make ends meet.
  • MNS has provided emergency funds to each region to assist households in meeting household expenses during COVID-19 pandemic crisis. These funds are meant to supplement, not to replace income.
  • Please note: the Regions are responsible for determining the eligibility and dollar amounts based on need for each request as funding is limited.
  • Download the application for emergency relief funds here and submit the completed application to your regional office.
  • Contact your Regional rep to register for emergency funds / 1-833-343-8391

 

MN–S Childcare Support 

  • One-time $500 per child to a maximum of $2,500
  • Children must be under 10; registered MN–S citizens; resident of SK for the past 6 months
  • An MN–S daycare for first responders and emergency workers will also be available
  • Full criteria and online applications are available on the MN–S website.
  • You can access the application here. Submit the completed application to childcare@mns.work.
  • Contact Lisa Fleming at lfleming@mns.work or 1-833-343-8391

 

MN–S Personal Protective Equipment Program

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may include hand sanitizer, masks, disinfectant cleaning supplies, gloves, clinical thermometers
  • Available to registered and self-identifying Métis
  • MN–S will access and distribute supplies and Regions will identify at-risk Métis
  • Identify need to your Regional representative / 1-833-343-8391

 

 

For further information phone the MN–S toll-free number at 1-833-343-8391.

*Full program details and instructions available on the MN-S website

 

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