Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be held on Monday, July 11, 2022

Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio are proud to announce the opening of the Government of Guam Relief Center and invite members of the media to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 8 a.m. on the third floor of the Bank of Hawaii building in Hagåtña. The center will be open Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding Government of Guam holidays. 

“Improving how our government works to serve you has been a hallmark of our Administration, and the opening of the Guam Relief Center builds on our continued commitment to delivering relief and driving recovery,” said Governor Leon Guerrero. “We’ve invested in an efficient resource center with focused customer service to assist those in need through all our financial assistance programs available. Our teams of program eligibility specialists, social workers, and customer service representatives are dedicated to navigating your path forward.”

“From healthcare, childcare, and welfare, to housing, utilities, and cost of living assistance – this center provides direct access to the programs that will help our people experiencing hardship,” said Lt. Governor Tenorio. “We strived to close gaps and remove barriers so there are no closed doors when our community calls on us for relief. Our friendly staff will serve as the link between clients and programs, and we are confident in their ability to ensure processes are understood, applications are complete, and services for current and future programs are accessible.”

Programs available for on-site application include the Guam Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Division of Public Welfare programs, Medicaid program, Medically Indigent Program (MIP), Child Care Development Fund (CCDF), Prugråman i Pinilan i Famagu’on Guåhan child care services programs, Governor’s Community Care and After School Child Care Programs, Relative and In-Home Care Provider Programs, COVID-19 Bereavement Assistance Fund Program, Guam Low Income Home Owner Assistance Program, Low Income Household Water Assistance Program, Prugråman Salåppe’ Ayudon i Taotao 3, and the Office of Homeless Assistance and Poverty Prevention (OHAPP). Assistance is also available for rental housing and unclaimed checks relative to the Advance Child Tax Credit, All RISE program, Economic Impact Payments (EIP), and tax refunds.

For more information, contact the Relief Center beginning July 11, 2022, at 671-475-2060.


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