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

COVID-19 UPDATES

Certain Chickasaw Nation programs, services and offices have been modified to continue to serve while also observing the best possible safety protocols. Visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page for the latest updates and information. We will continue to provide updates as the situation progresses.

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
Home Improvement Grant

This program assists low-income citizens outside the Chickasaw Nation or at-large with home repairs. The assistance is a grant up to $5,000 paid directly to citizen and contractor for the repair of a citizen’s home.

Chickasaws At-Large

Cemetery Preservation Program

Provides cleanup, identification and documentation of abandoned Chickasaw family cemeteries within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. A work plan is developed with the landowner that may include restoration, preservation and routine maintenance....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Batterer’s Intervention Services

O.T.A.P (Own violence, Take responsibility, Act respectfully Program) is a 52-week domestic violence education program providing a cognitive behavioral approach with an emphasis on culture, history and Native American traditions. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Cardiology

The cardiology lab provides inpatient/outpatient cardiovascular testing. Cardiology performs electrocardiogram (EKG), Holter monitors, ankle-brachial index (ABI) and stress tests. Cardiovascular ultrasounds include EKG’s, venous/arterials and carotid ultrasounds.

Both

Chikasha Holitoplichi - Honors Program

The Chikasha Holitoplichi (Honors Program) rewards students striving to complete continuing education goals and academic success. This program is available for Chickasaw college students beginning their sophomore year through professional school. The program offers degree completion incentives and the opportunity to receive graduation stoles. ...

Both

Himonaꞌ Program “To Wait”

The purpose of the Himonaꞌ program is to offer abstinence education and training for youth and their family members. The Himonaꞌ program’s goal is to help youth identify healthy relationships, develop skills to make good decisions and set goals for the future, while understanding and avoiding sexual transmitted diseases (STD). ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Cheerleading Clinic

At this clinic, cheerleading coaches instruct students on motion, jumps, spirit, rhythm, health and fitness. ...

Both

Elderly Energy Assistance Program

The Chickasaw Nation Elderly Energy Assistance Program focuses on Chickasaw elders who are not covered by other services and have no other way of obtaining needed assistance. ...

Both

Homeowners Program

The Homeowners Program allows for the new construction of homeownership units in accordance with the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (1996). (NAHASDA) Required forms are available at the above address. A background check on all family members 18 years of age and older is required. An appl...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation Headquarters Gym

The Chickasaw Nation Headquarters Gym has recently been renovated providing our citizens the opportunity to host basketball games and tournaments. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Clemente Humanities Course

The Chickasaw Clemente I course “Chikashsha Imanompa” offers the opportunity to explore the rich and diverse culture, history, government, language and experience of the Chickasaws in contrast to Western culture. Clemente II is similar in focus but compares and contrasts Chickasaw history and culture with various other North American tribes....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Living History Plays, Stories, and Vignettes

Living History Play/Stories/Vignettes – New original plays, stories and vignettes based on Chickasaw history, court cases and family stories which are for audiences of all ages are being sought.  They can be short, two to 20 pages or long, 20 plus pages. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Direct Service to Public Schools

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

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Housing Counseling and Loan Services

The housing counseling and loan services program offers a variety of counseling programs dealing with credit, family budgeting, housing maintenance, fire and home safety, early delinquency intervention and pre-purchase and post purchase counseling. In addition, the Chuka Chukmasi home loan program is a secondary market home loan program for the purchase or refinance of a primary residence. The Chu...

Both

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

Hinoshi’ Chokma’ (Good Paths)

The Chickasaw Nation Hinoshi’ Chokma’, or “Good Paths” Program provides young Chickasaw ages 14 to 21 with assistance in goal setting and life skills. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

College Native Explorers

The college-age Native Explorers program offers guided exploration of the natural world to Native American college students. Participants will travel with a team of Native American research scientists, educators and physicians on a scientific and cultural expedition.

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Case Management

Chickasaw Nation Tribal Health Case Management provides the information they need to make informed decisions regarding health care by: ...

Both

Chickasaw Arts Academy

This unique academy emphasizes Chickasaw and other Southeastern Native American cultures and tribal aesthetics through the fine and performing arts. Students are immersed in an exploration of various artistic fields, career preparatory programming and student-oriented skill development. ...

Online Application Available

Both

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...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents