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Eyeglasses Program

The eyeglasses program provides an allowance of $200 toward contact lenses or one pair of glasses every two years.

The eyeglasses are made by Oklahoma Optical, a tribally owned lens manufacturing business. Specialty lenses and frames are available at a low cost to the patient.

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Family Preservation Program and Parenting Education

The Family Preservation Home Visitation Program is a home-based service program for Native American families identified as being at-risk.

Social workers emphasize family strengths, promote stability, enhance parental functions and protect children of Native American families who live within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. They focus on prevention and early intervention and work as partners with families to help them meet their needs.

Services Include

  • Parenting education
  • Advocacy and support services
  • Tribal and community resource referrals
  • Monetary assistance in critical situations

Services are provided on a case-by-case basis to ensure that families receive the assistance that best fits their needs and situations.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Farm to School Program

The Chickasaw Nation Farm to School Program focuses on pairing local farmers with area schools to bring locally grown fruits and vegetables to our children through the school meals. Working with designated school districts and farmers within Chickasaw Nation’s jurisdiction,...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Farmers’ Market Programs

The Farmer's Market Program provides checks for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers' markets and stands from May through October. Checks are available from May through September; applications and checks are available at any Nutrition Services location in Ada, Purcell, Ardmore and Duncan. WIC Farmers' Market applications can be found at all Chickasaw Nation WIC Clinics....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FCA Competitors Camp

This overnight camp combines the great facilities and activities of Camp Walk on Water with the athleticism and competition that has defined the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ministry for more than 50 years. Campers will be assigned to a huddle led by a college athlete. Huddles will meet together to pray and play. Each day will feature athletic competitions in the water and on land along with teambuilding exercises. {...

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FCA Xtreme Camp

This overnight camp is for young men and women who want to enjoy a week full of challenging activities, great fellowship and awesome assemblies. Campers will have the opportunity to water ski, water tube, skeet shoot, rappel, ride horses, compete in a variety of huddle competitions, scale the 65-foot climbing tower and experience the high ropes challenge course....

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FIRST LEGO League

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) provides students with an exciting experience in a global robotics program that ignites an enthusiasm for discovery, science and technology. The FIRST LEGO League teams are guided by a team coach and assisted by mentors. Students research and solve real-world problems based on the challenge theme, present research and solutions and build an autonomous robot using engineering concep...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FIRST Robotics Competition

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a sport of the mind designed to help high school students discover the interesting and rewarding life of engineers and researchers. The competition challenges teams of students and mentors to solve a common problem by designing and building a robot in a six-week time frame using a standard kit of parts and a common set of rules. To compete, students must focus on design, demonstrate team spirit, professionalism, maturity and the ability to overcome obstacles. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Food Distribution Program

Nutrition education and commodity foods are available through Food Distribution program grocery stores in nutrition centers in Ada, Ardmore and Purcell, Okla. Participants may shop on the day of their choice in any of the stores. Stores are closed the last two working days of each month....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Foster Care and Adoption Program

The Chickasaw Nation Foster Care and Adoption Program, provided by Chickasaw Nation Child Welfare Services, was developed to provide temporary or permanent care for Native American children placed into tribal or state custody. Since its inception, the foster care and adoption program has aggressively worked toward a goal of providing safe and nurturing care for custody children. ...

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Foster Grandparents Program

The Foster Grandparents Program was created by the Corporation for National and Community Service and established in the Chickasaw Nation in 2015. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

General Assistance

The general assistance program is intended to meet certain unmet essential needs of otherwise eligible Native Americans. Unmet essential needs are determined by reviewing applicants and their situations, including a determination of the size of the household, income or resources available and the applicable state public assistance requirements for meeting financial need. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Get Fresh! Nutrition Program

Get Fresh! encourages healthy ways to prepare food and provides nutrition information through entertaining cooking shows. These shows are offered monthly at the nutrition services sites in Ada, Ardmore, and Purcell or may be scheduled by reque...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Golf Camp

The goal of the junior golf camp is to provide Native American youth the opportunity to enjoy the game of golf while learning life skills such as honor, integrity and sportsmanship. Along with introducing a life sport that can be enjoyed by all generations of the family, participants will receive necessary tools needed to build a lasting foundation for the game of golf. Instruction is provided for all skill levels with a highly knowledgeable and motivated sta...

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Halloween Lock-in

This Halloween-themed lock-in allows students to enjoy mini-bowling, go-karts, batting cages, mini-golf, climbing wall, bumper cars, bumper boats, arcade and other fun activities. &n...

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Handicapped Accessibility Grant

This program provides assistance to low income citizens to make their homes handicapped accessible. This assistance is a grant up to $5,000 paid directly to a citizen living at large and the contractor of their choice.

Chickasaws At-Large

Hayaka Unta Camp

This camp gives Chickasaw youth and a parent or guardian an opportunity to share quality time together while enjoying the natural beauty of the outdoors. The camp provides a safe, wholesome and enjoyable experience where relationships can be strengthened while away from the everyday distractions of life. T...

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Head shot and Resume Workshops

Head shot and resume workshops designed for actors, models, singers, dancers and technical support for all ages and levels of experience and are offered throughout the year.  Professional head shots and resumes are a standard requirement for all film, commercial and modeling auditions, and are requested more and more when auditioning for plays.  The workshops take place in the black box theatre in the arts and humanities building at 201 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. The head...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Health Spending Account (HSA)

The health spending account (HSA) gives tribal citizens control of when and where health care services are obtained. Citizens 65 and older, or permanently disabled on Medicare, are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to $200 of approved health care expenses per month. Required enrollment application may be downloaded or attained by contacting the Duncan office. C...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Last Updated: 07/27/2016