2020 Harvest Subsidy Payment

Behchokǫ̀, NT (June 4, 2020) - The Chief Executive Council (CEC) approves 2020 Harvest Subsidy Payment of $250 to each enrolled Tłı̨chǫ Citizen.  This is a one-time payment for 2020. 


Tłı̨chǫ Citizens must submit 2020 Harvest Subsidy Payment (HSP) Form.

  • Downloaded HSP form here in PDF
  • Tłı̨chǫ Citizens are encouraged to do the direct deposit (page 3 of the HSP form), due to territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency.
  • Community Directors will distribute HSP Forms in their communities. Applications will be left at the stores and post offices for citizens to pick up.

Submit completed HSP form to:

2020 Harvest Subsidy Payment will be made automatic if you are:

  • 65 years old Tłı̨chǫ Citizens living in the Tłı̨chǫ Region (Behchokǫ̀, Whatı,̀ Gamètı̀ & Wekweètı)̀ will receive automatic payment.
  • Tłı̨chǫ Government Employees and their dependents (under 17 and under) (does not include causal hires).
  • Children in social services, payment will be held by Corporate Services Department.
  • Automatic payment to Maintenance Enforcement.

Payment Schedule for direct deposit or mailout:

  1. June 25th, 2020 Payment - Forms must be submitted between June 4 to June 19.  
  2. July 16th, 2020 Payment - Form must be submitted between June 20 to July 10.
  3. After July 17th, payment will bi-weekly.

For status of your HSP form contact Timerin Tinqui-Simpson via email or by phone at 867-392-6381 ext1327

Please note that the Tłı̨chǫ Government Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual requires that any outstanding cheque which cannot be located and/or if the cheque is stale dated, the cheque will be removed from the outstanding cheque list on March 31st and funds will be reimbursed to the Tłı̨chǫ Government’s general account. Cheques will not be reissued more 90 days after the year-end in which they were stale-dated. Please also note, that your Harvest Form will be use to update your Tłı̨chǫ Citizen file with Enrolment.

To avoid delay, it is the responsibility of Tłı̨chǫ citizens to update and keep current their contact information.

For more information, contact:

Sherri Zoe Finance Services Manager Department of Corporate Services
Tłı̨chǫ Ndek'àowo / Tłı̨chǫ Government
Tel: (867) 392-6381 ext 1314
Fax: 867-392-6862

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