COVID-19 Support for
Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 Members
The Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 (“WFLFN”) is committed to supporting WFLFN members during this difficult and uncertain time due to the Covid-19 (and variants) pandemic. There continues to be various negative impacts due to this pandemic.
Schedule “4” of the Agricultural Benefits Settlement Trust Agreement permits expenditures for Health and Public Safety and allows the Nation to make payments to individual members for assistance for which all Members are eligible to apply.
Upon application, WFLFN will provide a support payment to WFLFN members (the “Support Payment”). The Support Payment will not exceed $1,000 per member.
Eligibility Requirements for the Support Payment
To be eligible for the Support Payment you must meet the following requirements:
Be a member of WLFN #459; and
Have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
How do I apply for the Support Payment?
To apply for the Support Payment, members must complete and submit an application form. All family members living at the same address or household should be included in the same application form.
If a family member is under the age of 18, The minor’s guardian must complete an Acknowledgment of Trustee, Release, and Indemnity Agreement.
Application forms will be available for download on the official WFLFN website: www.whitefish459.com. An Acknowledgment of Trustee, Release and Indemnity Agreement for minors will also be available for download.
For on-reserve members, application forms will also be made available at the Atikameg Confectionery and WFLFN Post Office. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Band Office reception area. Arrangements may also be made to drop off and pick up application forms at households as required.
Each household only needs to fill out 1 form, as there is a section for each individual member to put in their own banking, or cheque information.
If a family member is under the age of 18, The minor’s guardian must complete an Acknowledgment of Trustee, Release, and Indemnity Agreement. You must have a witness sign this form. It can be anyone 18 or older.
There is a separate form for those applying for 1 person. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE HOUSEHOLD FORM if you're applying for 1 person.
If members do not have access to a computer or printer, there are apps available that can be used to fill out the PDF forms from a phone, such as Adobe Fill & Sign.
Completed forms can be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the form below if you're applying for more than 1 person,
and/or if you're applying for an entire household:
*** IF YOU'RE APPLYING FOR ANY MINORS YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW***
If a family member is under the age of 18, The minor’s guardian must complete an Acknowledgment of Trustee, Release, and Indemnity Agreement, please find the form below. This form must be completed for each minor:
Dec 2021_Acknowledgement of Trustee Release and Indemnity Agreement.pdf
Please use the application below if you're applying for 1 person:
2021_Covid-19 Relief_Application_ SINGLE.pdf