Sho-Ban 477 Human Services

Sho-Ban 477 Human Services Our goal is self-sufficiency for all people.

The 477 Human Services Department The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes operate a consolidated 477 Program authorized under Public Law 102-477 or the Education, Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992. Programs authorized under this program include Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services for youth and adults from the US Department of Labor, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) from the Department of Health and Human Services, and Adult Education, Job Placement and Training, and Higher Education funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The contract is authorized through the Division of Workforce Development under the Office Indian Energy and Economic Development, BIA in Washington, DC. Further, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes sees the value of the 477 Program service structure and in November, 2011 took action to consolidate several other program under one department. The following program services are available under the 477 Human Services Department: •477 Education, Employment, Training and Related Services (formerly known as the EET and TANF Programs) •Consumer Services (formerly known as the Community Access Program) •Tribal Youth Education (TYEd) for youth in grades K-12 •Vocational Rehabilitation Program services •Other Shoshone-Bannock General Fund Services

07/15/2019
Summer Youth 2019 Camping Trip

Check out our trip to Panther Creek and Salmon, ID! Here is a video of our Summer Youth Classroom adventures! July 10th-11th. Thank you to everyone that made this trip possible. Click on the link!

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Summer Youth Classroom Training Program took a trip to Salmon and Panther Creek, Idaho to explore careers in river restoration, p...

07/14/2019

Summer Youth Classroom kids, please report to the classroom in the Old Fort Hall Casino at 8:00 am.

The Summer Youth Classroom workers are here in Panther Creek today. Lytle Denny and his team, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe...
07/11/2019

The Summer Youth Classroom workers are here in Panther Creek today. Lytle Denny and his team, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Fisheries Department shared their knowledge of the rivers today! The youth workers had the opportunity to snorkel and learn about the biology of the rivers and the tribes preservation and restoration efforts. (Hey everyone! Check out our YouTube link and watch the video of our trip to Panther Creek! Follow the link! https://youtu.be/Z8XFsZsAr8A )

We are on our way to camp at Panther Creek, our first stop was at the Sacajewa Park this morning. Rose Ann Abrahamson an...
07/10/2019

We are on our way to camp at Panther Creek, our first stop was at the Sacajewa Park this morning. Rose Ann Abrahamson and Emma George spoke to the Summer Youth Classroom group about our aboriginal home lands.

The summer youth classroom workers are at ISU today!
07/09/2019

The summer youth classroom workers are at ISU today!

Summer Youth Career Day!
07/08/2019

Summer Youth Career Day!

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
07/02/2019

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Community Notice:

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Government Offices will be closed starting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 3 for Treaty Day, July 4th for Independence Day and July 5th for Admin leave. Tribal offices will close today at 5pm and reopen next Monday, July 8th.

For healthcare needs, please note, the Fort Hall Indian Health Service Clinic (IHS) will close 2 hour early at 3pm on Wednesday, July 3rd and will be closed on July 4th. The Community Health Center will be OPEN through the entire weekend with regular hours of 12pm to 8pm. (open tomorrow, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Treaty Day on July 3rd and 4th of July Festivities!

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
07/02/2019

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Amazing opportunity for our youth! TYEP has partnered with Zero Robotics for a summer program involving coding and robotics called: The Active Student Coding Academy, which is designed to introduce Native American students grades 7-9 to the world of coding. Please sign up today as SPACE IS LIMITED! Here is what the Academy offers:
1. Play with robots
2. Fly drones (btw, 1 drone will be given to the best student at the end of the program)
3. Make rockets and lauch them
4. Field trip to Craters of the Moon on July 20th
5. Competition in a statewide robotics competition in Pocatello on Aug 9th
Please call 208-478-3851 to sign up!

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program
06/28/2019

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program

Casting Call!!!

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program
06/26/2019

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program

First come first serve! We have 6 spots left!

The Summer Youth Career Day is the kick off event for our Summer Youth Workers, the Career Day is MANDATORY for all Summ...
06/25/2019

The Summer Youth Career Day is the kick off event for our Summer Youth Workers, the Career Day is MANDATORY for all Summer Youth Workers, other youth ages 14 and up from the community are also invited to attend.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program
06/25/2019

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Youth Education Program

Summer STEM program! First come, first serve to students (20) 7-9th grade. Students must have an interest in science.

06/20/2019

Reservation Wide Graduation 👩🏽‍🎓 👨🏽‍🎓

06/20/2019
06/14/2019

All TANF/GA/CTR need to get their Monthly Reports, Time Sheets, and Job Contact Sheets turned in so they will receive their July 2019 Cash assistance. Thank you.

Check out the presentation by Joseph Brings Plenty Sr. from Eagle Butte, SD where he talks about Historical Trauma, we l...
05/17/2019

Check out the presentation by Joseph Brings Plenty Sr. from Eagle Butte, SD where he talks about Historical Trauma, we live streamed his presentation here on our Sho-Ban 477 Human Services page.

05/17/2019

Joseph Brings Plenty Sr.- Eagle Butte, SD
Historical Trauma

8th Annual
“Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse”

The “Taking a Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conference day two is underway. We started the morning off with a presentation ...
05/17/2019

The “Taking a Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conference day two is underway. We started the morning off with a presentation from the Fort Hall Police Department & Criminal Investigators on Drugs on the Reservation.

05/17/2019

Fort Hall Police Department & Criminal Investigators Drugs on the Reservation- What you need to know.

“Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse”

05/16/2019

Dr. Jacque Gray, National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative

05/16/2019

Robert Blancato, National Coordinator for Elder Justice Coalition.

8th Annual “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse”

Good morning, we are live steaming some of our keynote presenters for the “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conferenc...
05/16/2019

Good morning, we are live steaming some of our keynote presenters for the “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conference.

This morning we heard from Cynthia LaCounte, Director, Office of American Indian Administration for Community Living & Area Aging and Wilson Wewa Jr., Warm Springs Confederate Tribes speaking on Elder Abuse in Indian Country. Both live video are posted to our Sho-Ban 477 Human Services page.

This afternoon we will hear from the following:

1:00 pm Robert Blancato, National Coordinator for Elder Justice Coalition

2:45 pm Dr. Jacque Gray, National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative

05/16/2019

Wilson Wewa Jr., Warm Springs Confederated Tribes, Elder Abuse in Indian Country.

8th Annual “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse”

05/16/2019

Cynthia LaCounte, Director, Office of American Indians Administration for Community Living & Area Aging.

8th Annual “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse”

We have started the “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conference this morning with a beautiful opening ceremony.
05/16/2019

We have started the “Taking A Stand Against Elder Abuse” Conference this morning with a beautiful opening ceremony.

3rd floor of the Rendezvous Building
05/15/2019

3rd floor of the Rendezvous Building

High school and college graduates need to make contact with Carmella Flores at cflores@sbtribes.com or call (208)478-385...
05/06/2019

High school and college graduates need to make contact with Carmella Flores at [email protected] or call (208)478-3851 with the following information: name of the graduate, verification (transcripts, High school diploma, GED, etc.), and a photo. We are preparing for this year’s event and would like to make sure we don’t miss any graduates.

RESERVATION WIDE GRADUATIONCalling all Seniors and College graduates who will be graduating this year!  Please email Car...
05/06/2019

RESERVATION WIDE GRADUATION
Calling all Seniors and College graduates who will be graduating this year! Please email Carmella Flores at [email protected] with the name of the graduate, verification (transcripts, High school diploma, GED, etc.), and a photo or call Tribal Youth Education Program at 208-478-3851. We are preparing for this year’s event and would like to make sure we don’t miss any graduates.

*Updates! Class starts TOMORROW.
05/06/2019

*Updates! Class starts TOMORROW.

05/01/2019

The 477 Conference has 329 attendees! Thank you to all of our community members for joining us today 😊 and a big thank you to all of our presenters and tribal departments for providing information to the people.

The 477 conference is underway! Here is a glance at our first sessions this morning.
05/01/2019

The 477 conference is underway! Here is a glance at our first sessions this morning.

Today is the Higher Education deadline!
05/01/2019

Today is the Higher Education deadline!

Today is The 477 Conference!
05/01/2019

Today is The 477 Conference!

WEDNESDAY!
04/29/2019

WEDNESDAY!

Plan on attending the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 477 Human Services Conference! The conference is one day, Wednesday May 1st, 2019 at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center. We will start the day at 9:00 am and end by 5:00 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided (to registered participants)! Door prizes! Vendors! Please pre-register for the conference by contacting Michelle Figueroa (208)478-3861 [email protected] or contact your EET/GA/TANF case manager. The conference is MANDATORY for all TANF/GA participants.

Informational booths are encouraged by other programs. Please contact, Taylor Thomas and reserve a spot for your program. We are also accepting limited selling vendors spots for $20.

Thank you. For other conference information and vendors please contact Taylor Thomas at (208)478-3712 [email protected].

04/18/2019
04/12/2019
Want to raft this summer? Here is an excellent opportunity! Please see the flyer for more information.
04/11/2019

Want to raft this summer? Here is an excellent opportunity! Please see the flyer for more information.

The last day is April 15! No more evening walk ins.
04/10/2019

The last day is April 15! No more evening walk ins.

Rez Wide Graduation CeremonyCalling all Seniors and College graduates who will be graduating this year!  Please email Ca...
04/10/2019

Rez Wide Graduation Ceremony
Calling all Seniors and College graduates who will be graduating this year! Please email Carmella Flores at [email protected] with the name of the graduate, verification (transcripts, High school diploma, GED, etc.), and a photo or call Tribal Youth Education Program at 208-478-3851. We are preparing for this year’s event and would like to make sure we don’t miss any graduates. The ceremony will be June 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
04/10/2019
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Media share on ISU & SBT signing that took place yesterday....

Reminder: Today is Genealogy Project Day in the 477 Computer Lab from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
04/10/2019

Reminder: Today is Genealogy Project Day in the 477 Computer Lab from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

Organize and discover your family tree! The 477 HSD and Tribal Library are sponsoring a Family Genealogy Class. This is an 8 week program. Classes are located in the Computer Lab in the Old Casino. You don’t need to bring any material the first class. Please call (208)478-3979.

APPLICATION DEADLINES!
04/09/2019

APPLICATION DEADLINES!

477 Human Services Department staff.
04/05/2019

477 Human Services Department staff.

04/03/2019

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306 Pima Dr.
Fort Hall, ID
83202

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(208) 478-3712

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