Eligibility

Urban Indian Eligibility

An “Urban Indian” eligible for services is defined as any individual who:

Resides in an urban center, which is any community that has a sufficient urban Indian population with unmet health needs to warrant assistance under Title V, as determined by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”); and who meets one or more of the following criteria:

† Eligibility of California Indians may be demonstrated by documentation that the individual: Holds trust interests in public domain, national forest, or Indian reservation allotments; or Is listed on the plans for distribution of assets of California Rancherias and reservations under the Act of August 18, 1958 (72 Stat. 619), or is the descendant of such an individual.

http://www.ihs.gov/california/Universal/PageMain.cfm?p=22#UIE

Funded by

Fresno American Indian Health Project 1551 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 139 Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: 559.320.0490 Fax: 559.320.0494

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