One-time financial assistance of $150 will be available to all on and off-reserve Piapot band members (18 years & older) to assist with their COVID-19 preparedness efforts.
- Must apply online. Note – Elders (65+) on or off-reserve need not apply. They will automatically receive their payment via direct deposit. Those not on direct deposit will receive a cheque through the mail.
- Must be 18 years and older.
- Must provide valid mailing address.
- Must provide Treaty Status Number.
Frequently Asked Questions (Please Read):
How Will I Receive My Assistance?
You can receive payment either through direct deposit or cheque. For direct deposit, the account must be in your name. If you do not provide direct deposit information, a cheque will be mailed out. No pick-ups or deliveries will be available.
Can I use another person’s bank account information for direct deposit?
No, you cannot use another person’s bank information. If you do not provide direct deposit information at the time of application your payment will be processed as a cheque and mailed.
Can I pick up my cheque?
No, your cheque will be mailed.
Can I apply on behalf of someone?
Yes, but the banking information must match the applicant’s name or the payment will be processed as a cheque and mailed.
When will I receive my payment?
Direct Deposit: You should expect to receive your payment within 5-10 business days of applying.
Mail-Outs: You should expect to receive your payment within 7-14 business days of applying. Out of province could take a few extra days.
How will I know if my application was submitted?
After applying you will see a message on the screen saying your application was submitted.
I cannot access the internet to apply online, how else can I apply for this assistance?
The only way to apply for this assistance is online. It is your responsibility to figure out a way to apply online. Band Office staff will not be responsible for assisting with applications.
Is there a deadline to apply?
There is no deadline at this time.
Having trouble uploading your health card?
Email it to: BMR@piapotfirstnation.com