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Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi

The Chickasaw Nation Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” is a youth leadership program that provides members the opportunity to obtain leadership and cultural knowledge through a 12-month, age appropriate program....

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Chikashsha Billi'ya Camp (Forever Chickasaw)

Chickashsha Billi'ya Camp provides foster care students an opportunity to learn more about their Chickasaw culture and heritage.

Campers participate in stickball games, arts and crafts, archery, Chickasaw language lessons and a day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Other activities include canoeing, fishing swimming, camping around the fire, topical discussions and more.
 

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chikashshaat Hoochokoshkomo Camp (Chickasaws are Playing)

This day camp will provide students the opportunity to learn the history of traditional games.  Campers will learn how to play a variety of traditional games including chunkey, marbles, archery, horseshoes and stickball.  Students will also learn how to make stickball sticks and balls....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Care Assistance Program

The child care assistance program provides child care assistance to eligible Native American families who live within the Chickasaw Nation service area.

The program permits parents to choose from a broad range of child care providers, including tribal child care centers, family child care providers, center-based child care centers, and relative providers. In order for the provider to receive payment, they must meet licensing requirements. Child care assistance serves hundreds of children and is open to Native American families only.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Support Services

The Chickasaw Nation Child Support Services (CNCSS) program was established to assist Native American children in receiving their mandated child support. The CNCSS program provides child support services to Native American children throughout Oklahoma.

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Chore Services

The Chickasaw Nation chore service program provides assistance with basic housekeeping duties for eligible Chickasaw elders. Required form is available at any senior nutrition center and/or can be completed via telephone. An applicant can expect a Chickasaw Nation Division on Aging specialist to make an initial home visit to assess the services needed. If approved, the client will be notified....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Community Health Program

This program provides automated blood pressure measurement machines and specific over-the-counter medications to Chickasaw Nation Senior Centers. The program also provides educational opportunities related to diet, nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices. More information can be obtained at any Chickasaw Nation Senior Center. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Community Health Representative (CHR)

This community health representative program promotes the highest possible health level of Native Americans by providing medically-guided primary health care services where no other resource is available. Services offered by the CHR program include: patient advocacy, liaison between clients and tribal and community resources, patient education and health promotion/disease prevention.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Creative Writing Classes

Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the year. The classes are two hours each week and run for eight consecutive weeks.  The eight weeks allows students time to complete a short story, first chapter of a novel, or first act of a play or film script and take place at the arts and humanities building, 201 North Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.  Each week students are given an opportunity to write using story starters.  A question and answer session time is held at the end of each class. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Diabetes Care Center

The diabetes care center provides medical, educational, nutritional and exercise services to those who qualify.  Additional services include diabetes prevention program, foot care, retinal photography, dental hygiene and behavioral health. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Direct Service to Public Schools

Direct service is provided to public schools through the direct service application process. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Diabetes Prevention Program

The diabetes prevention program is a one year-long lifestyle change initiative - to help, prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Our DPP teaches participants to make lasting lifestyle changes, including eating healthier, adding physical activity into their daily routine and improving coping skills. Each participant will take the class with a small peer group.

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Domestic Violence Services

The office of violence prevention offers a variety of services to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking who are residing or relocating within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. These services are voluntary and available to Native and Non-Native victims and their dependents who meet eligibility criteria....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Down Payment and/or Closing Cost Assistance Grant

This program offers a one-time grant of up to $3,000 to help with the down payment and/or closing cost to purchase or refinance a home.

Required documentation can be sent to the Housing Counseling and Loan Services Department. An applicant should know within 24 hours if he/she qualifies; however, please allow two weeks to receive grant letter.

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Dynamic Woman of the Year Award

The Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year Award was established in October 2006 to honor Chickasaw women who have made significant contributions to the Chickasaw Nation and its citizens, served as role models to other Chickasaw women and who, because of their actions, have made a difference in the lives of Chickasaws and other citizens, enriching their communities and society at large. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference

The Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division presents the annual Dynamic Woman of the Chickasaw Nation Conference. The conference recognizes the strength and leadership of Chickasaw women from all walks of life and salutes the valuable contributions, talents and skills of Chickasaw women....

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Elderly Energy Assistance Program

The Chickasaw Nation desires to promote energy programs for Chickasaw elders, 60 years of age and older. The focus is on Chickasaw elders who are not covered by other services and have no other way of obtaining the assistance they need. This program provides one-time assistance for winter heating and one-time assistance for summer cooling. Utilities covered may include gas, water, electricity or deposits. Required application is available at any Area Office. Communi...

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Emergency Energy Assistance Program

This program provides assistance to Chickasaw citizens with an urgent, unmet need to assist with gas, water, propane, electric bills and/or deposits. Required applications are available at any area office.

Assistance is available once per fiscal year.

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Environmental Camp

Students, ages eight to 12, get a behind-the-scenes look at many facilities used to maintain our environment that go unseen by the typical citizen and learn about on-going conservation efforts at the local, state and national leve...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Environmental Services

Let us know what environmental risks are important to you! The purpose of this form is to provide the Chickasaw Nation Department of Environmental Services with information regarding environmental or health concerns in your area. The information provided will be evaluated to develop an action plan to address the level of potential risks and/or concerns.If you ar...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Last Updated: 07/27/2016