CALENDAR

Aug
13
Sat
8:00 am Tribal Dumpster Days @ CGRC
Tribal Dumpster Days @ CGRC
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
The Tribal Dumpster days start on every 2nd Saturday of the month and end on the following Friday. The dumpsters are located by the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.
Aug
18
Thu
10:30 am Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Elders Department: Sacred Senior Circle is held every Thursdays at the Butler building at 10:30AM-1:30PM.
Aug
22
Mon
6:00 pm Monthly Meeting (Open to General...
Monthly Meeting (Open to General...
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Monthly meetings are every 4th Monday of the month and located at the Butler Building at 6:00pm.
Aug
25
Thu
10:00 am TGA Meeting (Open to General Mem... @ The Butler Building
TGA Meeting (Open to General Mem... @ The Butler Building
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am
The TGA Meeting is every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, located at the Butler Building at 10:00AM.
10:30 am Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Elders Department: Sacred Senior Circle is held every Thursdays at the Butler building at 10:30AM-1:30PM.
Aug
27
Sat
10:00 am Central Valley Tribal Community ... @ Butler Building
Central Valley Tribal Community ... @ Butler Building
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Central Valley Tribal Community Listening Session on Developmental Disabilities @ Butler Building
RSVP Link: https://forms.gle/Ao5jJBB6xNXQ6uZ48
Sep
1
Thu
10:30 am Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Sacred Senior Circle @ Butler Building
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Elders Department: Sacred Senior Circle is held every Thursdays at the Butler building at 10:30AM-1:30PM.
Sep
5
Mon
all-day Federal Holiday (Tribal Office C...
Federal Holiday (Tribal Office C...
Sep 5 all-day
Tribal Office will be closed in observance of the listed Holidays: February 21, 2022 – President’s Day! May 13, 2022 – National American Indian Day! May 30, 2022 – Memorial Day! July 4, 2022 – Independence Day! September 5, 2022 – Labor Day! September 23, 2022 – California Indian Day! October 10, 2022 – Indigenous[...]
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Services for the Elders

Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Elder’s Program Department offers a variety of assistance for Chukchansi elders that are 55 and up. Such as meals on wheels, transportation for doctor appointments, Sacred Senior Circle, expeditions, free medical insurance, home visits and caregiver assistances. The department promotes home and community-based care for older adults to have a healthy, safe environment and an active social engagement with the tribal community. The overall goals and objectives of the Elder Program Department is to be alert to changes in senior’s health, attitude, and general well-being to make sure the elders are being taken care of in the best way possible.

Hot Meal Program
The Title VI A.O.A. Program helps provide a free well balanced hot meal to an enrolled home bound member, age 55 or older, or any Federally recognized tribal member living with enrolled elder within the program service area (Coarsegold, Oakhurst, Ahwahnee, Mariposa and Bass Lake). Eligibility will also include a native spouse, handicapped or disabled family members living in the same household as the Eligible Participant, if you would like more information or have any questions, please feel free to contact Elder’s Program Department.

Nutrition & Utility Assistance Program
The Elder’s Nutrition and Utility Assistance Program is a way to ensure that our elders can buy groceries when needed and still have ample money to spend on healthy food choices, also this program is to be used on the following: electricity, propane, gas, wood, water, sewer, septic, garbage and/or telephone. This program does not condone the purchase of Alcohol or Tobacco products.

Arts & Crafts Program
The Arts & Crafts Program is a part of our Congregate Meal service which is held on Wednesdays and Fridays located at the Grandmother’s Club. This program will continue as soon as the Tribal Office is up and running again.

Sacred Senior Circle
The purpose of Sacred Senior Circle is for all elders to have the opportunity to gather and share good uplifting medicine and bring positivity and peace. The group will be held every Thursday of the month from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm located in Butler Building (library room) with exceptions to holidays and scheduled conferences. Each Thursday there will be a different theme for example but not limited to, craft project’s, a health awareness day.

CONTACT

Melissa Alejandrez
Elder’s Director
malejandrez@chukchansi-nsn.gov
Phone: 559-795-4195
Work Cell: 559-760-0154

Victoria Quintanilla
Elder’s Coordinator 
vquintanilla@chukchansi-nsn.gov
Phone: 559-382-7266
Work Cell: 559-760-3477

Meals on wheels Drivers

Frank Rositas
frositas@chukchansi-nsn.gov
Work Cell: 559-760-9762

Victor Quintanilla
victorQ@chukchansi-nsn.gov
Work Cell: 559-580-3279

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