COVID-19 Updates

The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

  COVID-19 INFORMATION   CANCELLATIONS & CLOSINGS

Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents - These services are available only within the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Chickasaws At-Large - These services are available only outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

All Service Areas (Both) - These services are available both within and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

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Service About Service Area
2D and 3D Art Classes

2D and 3D Art classes provide opportunities for art classes for children and adults through our programs and services. Classes are scheduled and promoted through the Chickasaw Times, Holisso and Chickasaw Nation Event Calendar.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral health providers believe mental health concerns and stress can affect the whole family. They have open services available that can include the entire family unit. ...

Both

Acute Care

The Chickasaw Nation Medical Center Acute Care department serves a variety of patients that are needing supervised nursing care, in an acute-care setting, recovering from surgery or from illness. Our 38-bed unit features private rooms with flat screen televisions for enhanced comfort, privacy and security. ...

Both

72 Hour Photography Competition

The Chickasaw Nation Arts and Humanities Division encourages student, amateur and professional photographers to participate in the three-category competition. ...

Both

Chickasaw Business Directory

The purpose of the Chickasaw Business Directory is to identify existing businesses that are 51 percent owned, controlled and operated by Chickasaw citizens. This allows potential business opportunities between Chickasaw citizens. Chickasaw citizens are encouraged to review the Chickasaw Business Directory when shopping for products or services in an effort to promote business among Chickasaws. After registration, you will be contacted for further information. ...

Both

Aalhakoffichí (A Place For Healing)

Aalhakoffichi’ “a place for healing,” serves Chickasaw, and other Native American, youth and their families in need of support and recovery services stemming from significant mental health, substance abuse and family relational issues.

Both

Angel Tree

Angel Tree is an annual holiday assistance program that assists those in need ranging from infants to children 17-years-old by providing gifts for Christmas. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Adult Learning Program

The adult learning program provides academic assistance to adults within the Chickasaw Nation who did not complete high school and want to complete their HSE - High School Equivalency Exam.

Both

Annual Elder Veterans' Trip to Washington, DC

This is a nationwide program created in appreciation for the military service of Chickasaw veterans. The program is available for Chickasaw veterans 60 years of age or older. Participants are selected by year(s) served. Those who served first, will be selected first for a one-time, all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Chickasaw Employment Program

This program provides employment opportunities on a temporary basis for eligible Chickasaw citizens between the ages of 22-59. Designed to help Chickasaw citizens enter the workforce, this program is meant as a stepping stone for future full-time employment within the Chickasaw Nation or communities within its boundaries. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Support Services

The Chickasaw Nation Child Support Services (CNCSS) was established to assist Native American children in receiving court ordered child support. ...

Both

"37" Rental Program

This program provides rental assistance to low income families. The program exercises Native American preference. Required forms are available at the Housing Administration office. A background check on all family members 18 years of age or older is required. An appl...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

After School Arts Program

The Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division After School Arts Program (ASAP), provides children ages eight to 12 an opportunity to explore and create through a variety of art processes. ...

Both

A Saturday Arts Program

To provide opportunities for Chickasaw and other students to develop in the arts through specific art projects offered after school and/or Saturdays. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Pathways To Success

The area offices of the social services division use a single intake, assessment and development of an individual employability plan. Each adult or youth served must meet the requirement of being an enrolled citizen of the Chickasaw Nation or a member of another federally recognized tribe. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Welfare Services

Operating through the Chickasaw Nation Department of Family Advocacy, Child Welfare Services is a program that advocates for and protects children who have been removed from their home due to neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Tribal social workers provide court advocacy and assist in the reunification process.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Preferred Vendor Program

Through the Preferred Vendor Program, the Chickasaw Nation strives to increase the business opportunities for qualified Chickasaw citizen-owned business enterprises and those of other qualified minorities. This program recognizes and supports the entrepreneurial efforts of the citizens of the Chickasaw Nation.

Online Application Available

Both

Burial Assistance

The burial assistance program provides federal burial assistance to eligible Native Americans. ...

Both

Acting

The Chickasaw Nation Acting programs offers quality, professional-level instruction in acting for the stage, public speaking, voice and direction, headshot/resume workshops and classes. ...

Both

Career Development Services

The Chickasaw Nation Career Development Services program provides employment training services to individuals with employment barriers. Issues addressed through this program include weak work histories, minor criminal charges, child care, transportation and educational needs among others. CDI is a six-month transitional program for qualified Chickasaw citizens and helps to obtain full-time, permanent employment. Program participants can work up to 40 hours a week and are considered full-time, temporary worke...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents