Subsidy

Elderly and Low-Income

 
In January 1999 TOUA implemented the TOUA Subsidy Plan which was approved by the Legislative Council on November 3, 1998. The Authority continues to administer the Gaming Subsidy in accordance with the Subsidy Implementation Plan Resolution No. 98-473, which stated “….to the accounts of each qualified elderly and low-income member in the following order: (1) Water/Wastewater, (2) Electric, (3) Telephone, and (4) Propane.
 

Elderly Subsidy Qualifications

 

  • Must be a Tohono O’odham tribal member 65 years of age or older.
  • Have a TOUA account in your name and must be residing in your home.
  • No Employees of TOUA should be residing in your home

If you qualify for Elder Subsidy, you are required to bring in your tribal identification card to verify your membership and age. TOUA will assist you while you are living in your home and funds are available.

 

Low-Income Qualifications

 

  • Must be a Tohono O’odham tribal member.
  • Have a TOUA account in your name.
  • Meet the monthly income guidelines established. Gross monthly income is used to verify if an applicant is eligible. Income verification for all household members 18 and over.
  • No Employees of TOUA should be residing in your home

If you qualify for a low-income subsidy, you must bring in your tribal identification card to verify your membership. Names, birthdays, and social security numbers of all household members are required to complete an application.

 

To see if you qualify you may visit the TOUA Business Office between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. For further questions please call the subsidy coordinator at 520-383-5859 or see our Subsidy FAQ’s page.

 

If you have a specific question regarding the elderly or low-income subsidy program, please email kathleen.vance@hq.toua.net

If you have a specific question regarding the elderly or low-income subsidy program, please email kathleen.vance@hq.toua.net