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April 27, 2022
Resources for American Indian and Alaska Natives
Benefits.gov recognizes the needs of American Indian and American Native individuals and families vary based on unique cultures, languages, and practices. Benefits.gov can help you find information on government services to get the assistance you need.
What Programs Can Help?
Check out these federal government benefits, services, and protections specifically for American Indian and Alaska Native individuals, families, and communities.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) provides federal health services to American Indian and Alaska Natives. IHS offers programs that specialize in maternal and child health, mental health, substance abuse, home health care, and nutrition. To receive IHS health care benefits, contact your local IHS facility.
IHS health topics feature information on heart health, physical activity, diabetes, substance abuse, coronavirus, and more. These topics are updated regularly and include helpful tips for American Indian and Alaska Natives.
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