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Services > Native American Caregiver Program

Native American Caregiver Program


Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

This is a federal program funded through the Administration on Aging, Title VI-C program to assist families who are caring for an older relative with a chronic illness or disability and to help provide support services for family caregivers and/or grandparents or older individuals who are relative caregivers.

This program provides five areas of service for the caregiver, including respite care. Referral forms are available at any senior center and can be completed via telephone. Applicants can expect a home visit to determine eligibility. If applicant qualifies, he/she will receive notification within 10 business days.

The offered support services include:

  • Information
  • Assistance
  • Counseling, Training, Support Group
  • Respite
  • Supplemental Services

You Provide

  • CDIB/citizenship card (patient)


  • Must be 60 years of age or older (patient)
  • Caring for those who are chronically ill
  • Those who have a life-altering physical, mental or developmental disability
  • Grandparents raising a grandchild under 18 years of age
  • Those who rely on a caregiver for at least two activities of daily living needs

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 795-9790

(580) 795-9791


Aging Administration Office
208 W. Lillie Blvd.
Madill, Oklahoma 73446

(580) 795-9790