The purpose of the Bois Forte Elderly Needs Program is to assist Bois Forte Elderly or Handicapped/Disabled adults who have needs that cannot be met by other programs and resources. It is intended to be a “last resort” program and applicants must apply to other agencies and be denied.
Who is eligible?
Bois Forte Band members who reside in Saint Louis, Koochiching and Itasca Counties who are:
55 years of age or older, or
Between 21 and 54 years old and handicapped or disabled; and
Have gross income of less than 250% of the federal poverty level.