CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS
We are open Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, as well as the second Saturday of every month from 8am-12pm on both territories.
The Buffalo Clerk’s Office is located at:
533 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
Phone: (716)-845-6304 or 951-7555 | Hours: 8am-4:30pm
IT’S A NEW YEAR!! STOP INTO THE OFFICE TO DO YOUR ANNUAL REGISTRATION. Members can complete their annual registrations anytime during the calendar year (January – December).
Local home visits are available for the elderly and disabled, that need to have their forms completed, please call for more information.
The Buffalo Clerk’s Office is available in Niagara Falls on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 9:30am-1:30pm for Annual Registrations. The location is:
Seneca Office Building – 2nd Floor
310 Fourth Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
EXTENDED HOURS FOR BUFFALO OFFICE
The Buffalo Office will extend their office hours and be open until 8:30 p.m. to accept Registrations on the following dates:
March 18, 2020
April 15, 2020
May 20, 2020
DIRECT DEPOSIT OF ANNUITY AND/OR ELDERS PAYMENTS
If you would like to sign up for Direct Deposit of your Annuity and/or Elders Check, you will have to complete the form. The form is available on the web at www.sni.org under Documents/Clerk’s Office / Direct Deposit forms or at the Clerk’s Office.
• All direct deposit forms MUST have a voided check or deposit slip attached (start-up checks will NOT be accepted).
• Members must be at least 18 years old to sign up for Direct Deposit
• Minors are NOT eligible for Direct Deposit
All current direct deposit recipients please keep your address updated
with the Clerk’s Office.
A Burial fund has been designated to pay for funeral expenses up to $7000 for enrolled members. For additional details, please contact the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
If after hours or on weekends, please contact Bethany Johnson, Clerk (716)-474-6361 or Marta Kettle, Deputy Clerk (716)-474-5403.
Please remember to keep your address current with the Clerk’s Office. This includes changes with custody of minor children or legal guardians (Court orders). Also, your address needs to coincide with the information on your annual registration.
Be aware that, an address change only with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) does not update your address with the Nation.
RELEASE OF MINORS TRUST FUND
In order to begin receiving Minor Trust Fund disbursements. A member must be at least 18 years old and submit the following documentation:
• Application for Release of Minors Trust
• High School Diploma / GED
• Financial Literacy Certificate
If you need to obtain a Financial Literacy Certificate please contact the Seneca Nation Education Department for details.
SEEKING ORGANIZATIONS TO SERVE COUNCIL
We are currently seeking organizations to serve Council through the 2020 calendar year, please contact Ashley Warrior in the Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office 532-4900 ext. 5038 or Adrianne Cook in the Allegany Clerk’s Office 945-1790 ext. 3036
Next regular session of council will be held on the Allegany Territory: SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020 AT 9:30 A.M.