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Ben Nuvams, President/CEO is the instructor. Ben led the class in understanding Indirect Cost Principles (Contract Support Costs) and is available for technical assistance. Ben will also be here Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 25th and 26th to speak on Understanding the Indian Self-Determination Act.
Social Services, Uncategorized »
WISHING TREE 2012
The Wishing Tree Program is possible due to the combined volunteer efforts of the CC Communications Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association, Churchill County Social Services, and community.
The Wishing Tree is available to Churchill County youth ages
0 to 17 who meet income and residency requirements
Wishing Tree Application are available beginning:
Monday September 10, 2012
Applications due by 5pm Monday October 29, 2012
Late applications will not be accepted!
Applications available at Churchill County Social Services
485 West B Street, Suite #105
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5pm, closed all major Holidays
For more …
Environmental Programs, Senior Center »
We will be co-hosting another amazing workshop featuring our wonderful wetland areas. Come and learn all about wetlands while kayaking at Stillwater.
A limited number of scholarships are available for Tribal members. Please email Carmen Gonzales at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 24, 2010 at noon to register if you are a Tribal member.
>>> Click here to download the flyer <<<
OCTOBER 2, 2010 SATURDAY 8:00AM-5:00 PM
COST: $30.00 (Registration closes Friday, SEPT 24th12:00 @ noon)
0.5 NV DOE CE credits available!
30 seats to fill! REGISTER NOW! Families are welcome.
Kayaks and gear will be provided. …
Diabetes Program, Senior Center »
Mark your calendar:
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Toi Ticutta Community Garden
Community Room, Tribal Education Building
8955 Mission Road
Fallon, NV 89406
Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 8:30 AM
More than 20 people are expected to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony
Katie Rau, Fallon Tribal Senior Center
Fallon, NV (7/12) – After months of shaping our small slice of earth, the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe will celebrate its new garden at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Tribal Education Building on July 31st at 8:30 AM. The Toi Ticutta Community Garden will provide the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe …
Senior Center »
Are you a Senior in need of some extra help this summer in your yard or home?
If you answered yes, check out the Tribal Senior Program’s Elder Chore Services
The Elder Chore Service is a free service for eligible residents of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribal Reservation and Colony.
This service is available from June 24 through August 6, 2010.
The services will be provided by one of three Summer Associates who are working with the Education and Senior Programs
This program has limited space and will be provided on a first come, first serve basis!
Senior Center, Social Services »
The elders need care
Mu mooadubbe numa peesha hanne (Paiute)
Watch over them
Ma dee e-yai (Shoshone)
Just one week before the 5th Global Celebration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Fallon Tribal Senior Program will host its first ever Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Tribal Gymnasium on Tuesday, June 8th. The event will run from 9AM – 2PM with registration lasting until 9:30AM. This event was made possible through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service through a joint program with the Administration for Native Americans. The …
Diabetes Program, Senior Center »
We are happy to announce that there are two Community Gardens for the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe. A community garden is a great way to learn about growing your own food with family, friends, and neighbors. The larger plot is located on the Reservation, near the Tribal Gym. The other plot is located at the Colony, near the Tribal Health Clinic. These garden projects were made possible through a grant project called Project Orange Thumb. Tools and money for garden supplies were provided for only 20 Community Gardens. See the …
Child Care Program, Featured, Social Services »
A 13 year old girl and an 11 year old girl are in need of a safe, nurturing environment. The Fallon Tribal Social Services Program is recruiting foster parents for these and other children. Our goal is to provide for the well-being of children, which at times means finding a safe and caring home. We want our children to be in homes where their culture and traditions are honored and practiced. We need your help! So consider becoming a foster parent. If you are interested, please call our office for …
Featured, Senior Center »
The 2010 Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Calendar benefitting the Senior Center will be available for purchase in mid-November 2009. Calendars will also be available on the FPST website.
Senior Fun Day participants voted on their favorite ideas for the 2010 Tribal Calendar. The votes came in and the “Generations Calendar” won. Beverly Hicks submitted the winning idea. The “Generations Calendar” will include pictures of people from different generations taking part in activities together. For example, grandparent’s caring for their grandchildren or a father helping his daughter with her homework.
If you would …
Featured, Senior Center, Social Services »
In 1987, a group of American Indian Elders approached Steve Wilson, who was starting one of the first Older Americans Act Title VI programs in the country, and asked for help in identifying resources for senior service programs on tribal lands. The NSAIE was founded and the Board of Directors was identified from tribal programs across the country, specifically from tribes that were also applying for and starting OAA Title VI programs.
The Board identified goals as an organization are: to improve the quality of life for under-served, rural, and on-reservation …