Chapter 9: Programs for Minorities and Underserved Populations


Section 1: Native American Tribes and Tribal Programs


Absentee Shawnee Tribe

Email: info@astribe.com

Behavioral Health department encompasses a broad area of mental health and substance abuse services. For more information contact 405-878-4716 or 877-878-4716.

The Diabetes and Wellness Education Program is offered at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal complex and at the AST Clinic in Little Axe. The program provides diabetes and wellness education to Absentee Shawnee Tribal members, tribal employees, and Native Americans in the surrounding counties.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe Medical Clinic is located off Highway 9 between Shawnee and Norman. The clinic is wholly owned and operated by the Absentee Shawnee Tribe. Appointments can be made by calling the clinic at 405-447-0300 or toll free at 877-449-0300. It is a free-standing, ambulatory care clinic. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed Every 3rd Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2025 S. Gordon Cooper
Shawnee , OK 74801

Voice: 

405-275-4030

Alabama Quassarte Tribal Town

The Tribal Town has a certified enrollment of 350 members. The government operates several federally contracted and grant programs and has acquired more lands and facilities than ever before. The Tribe owns enterprises and generates substantial revenues for itself. Economic Development in several forms are being pursued which will assure the long term growth needed for its members and future generations.

101 E. Broadway
Wetumka , OK 74883

Voice: 

405-452-3987

Fax: 

405-452-3968

Apache Tribe of Oklahoma

The goal of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is the preservation of their culture, heritage and past while ensuring the success, furtherance and increased opportunities for each tribal member as they move to establish a brighter future which will provide enrichment and hope.

511 E. Colorado St.
Anadarko , OK 73005

Voice: 

405-247-9493

Toll Free: 

800-246-2942

Fax: 

405-247-2763

Apache Tribe Vocational Rehabilitation

Email: apachendnvr1@yahoo.com

Counties Served: Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Jackson, Kiowa, Tillman

Voice: 

405-247-7494 or 7495

Fax: 

405-247-9872

Caddo Nation

Programs and Services include:

  • Higher education and employment (enrolled tribal members);
  • Family Services (child care, social services and child welfare services for tribal members);
  • Community Health Program (all American Indians in service area);
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse program (Tribal members);
  • Senior Citizens Program (Native Americans in Caddo service area);
  • Head Start (Native American children in Caddo service area);
  • Housing Program (Tribal members in service area);
  • Historic and Cultural preservation;
  • Tag and Tax Commission (Tribal members);
  • Firefighter program (Native Americans in Caddo service area); and
  • Environmental program (Tribal members).
P.O. Box 487
Binger , OK 73009

Voice: 

405-656-2344

Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation is the sovereign government of the Cherokee people. They are the largest of three federally recognized Cherokee tribes and are based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation.

22361 Bald Hill Road
Tahlequah , OK 74464

Voice: 

918-453-5000

Toll Free: 

800-256-0671

Cherokee Nation Vocational Rehabilitation

Email: career-services-dept@cherokee.org

CNVR is not a scholarship program but is based on eligibility. If a person is determined eligible, CNVR is able to assist with the cost of training/re-training at universities, colleges, and technology centers to acquire the skills and education needed to become gainfully employed or retain gainful employment.

17675 South Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah , OK 74464

Voice: 

918-453-5555

Cheyenne-Arapaho Vocational Rehabilitation

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers a variety of programs and services designed to help American Indians with disabilities in finding employment and educational opportunities. Administered through the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation (AIVR) program, these services are available to any enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Tribe, residing within the 11 county service area of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, with a documented physical or mental disability or impairment that is a substantial barrier to employment. AIVR services are also offered to Junior and Senior high school students age 16 and older, if eligible.

Voice: 

580-623-7314

Toll Free: 

866-870-0708

Fax: 

405-422-8213

Chickasaw Nation

This tribe offers the following programs/services and more.

  • Employment and Training Program offers classroom training, work experience, community service employment, on-the-job training, job development and placement.
  • Family Advocacy Department provides child support enforcement, supportive assistance to keep families functional, child welfare services, and violence prevention activities.
  • Alcohol and Drug Program.
  • Community Services Block Grant is a program that helps families with utilities, rent, food and other services to prevent homelessness and unacceptable living conditions. The program also provides nutritional education and services for persons with diabetes and some other health issues.
  • General Assistance provides direct payments to eligible families to meet essential needs. To receive assistance, a persons must be a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe, one-fourth or more Indian blood, and live in the Chickasaw service area.
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance provides assistance with home heating and cooling expenses, and sometimes utility deposits. Persons must have proof of low income, a CDIB card, and complete an application.
  • Health Outreach Consultant.
  • Senior Nutrition Program.
  • Transportation for medical trips for persons with a CDIB card or enrolled members of the Chickasaw Nation.

Manages the clinics in Ardmore, 580-226-8181 Voice; Purcell, 580-527-4700 Voice; and Tishomingo, 580-371-2361 Voice.

520 E. Arlington
Ada , OK 74820

Voice: 

580-436-2603

Chickasaw Nation Vocational Rehabilitation

Email: vocrehab@chickasaw.net

Vocational rehabilitation programs are designed to assist people with disabilities to enter or return to suitable employment. This program provides services to American Indians with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with each individual consumer’s strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities and capabilities.

300 Rosedale Rd.
Ada , OK 74820

Voice: 

580-421-7711

Fax: 

580-436-0830

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

This tribe offers its members services in the following categories: community services, education, financial, health services, housing property, and social services.

PO Box 1210
Durant , OK 74702-1210

Toll Free: 

800-522-6170

Choctaw Nation Vocational Rehabilitation

The Choctaw Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers services that will assist American Indians with disabilities obtain their goal of gainful employment. This program is designed to provide services consistent with individual consumer’s strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice, so that they may prepare for and engage in gainful employment.

403 Chahta Circle
Hugo , OK 74743

Voice: 

580-326-8304

Citizen Pottawatomie Nation

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services to its citizens and to other Native Americans throughout its tribal jurisdiction. These services include several different categories, including: Housing, Community, Edu-cation, Health, Veterans, Elder and Career Services.

Voice: 

405-275-3121

Comanche Nation Tribe

This tribe provides in the areas of economic development, education, entertainment, health and outreach centers.

584 NW Bingo Rd.
Lawton , OK 73507

Voice: 

580-492-3240

Toll Free: 

877-492-4988

Delaware Nation Vocational Rehabilitation

Counties Served: Blaine, Caddo, Cleveland, Grady, Kiowa, Logan, McLain, Oklahoma.

7249 S. Western, Ste. 204
Oklahoma City , OK 73139

Voice: 

405-632-3749

Toll Free: 

877-297-3139

Fax: 

405-632-9753

Delaware Tribe of Indians

Email: tribe@delawaretribe.org

The Tribe’s Bartlesville offices are located on Tuxedo Blvd on the north side of the city of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The Bartlesville campus includes the Delaware Community Center, the Delaware Wellness Center and Tribal Offices, and the Delaware Social Services Building.

5100 Tuxedo Blvd
Bartlesville , OK 74006

Voice: 

918-337-6590

Fax: 

918-337-6591

Eastern Shawnee Tribe

The Eastern Shawnee tribe is dedicated to excellence in their journey to build the tribe of the future.

10080 S. Bluejacket Road
Wyandotte , OK 74370

Voice: 

918-666-5151

Toll Free: 

866-666-3489

Fax: 

888-971-3901

Euchee Tribe Of Indians

The Euchee (often also spelled Yuchi) are an American Indian people of Oklahoma whose original homelands were in the present southeastern United States.

804 E. Taft, Ste. H,
Sapulpa , OK 74067

Voice: 

918-224-3065

Fax: 

918-224-3140

Ft. Sill Apache Tribe

Ft. Sill Apache Tribe Indian Child Welfare Program:

Phone: (580) 588-2298 x109
Fax: (580) 588-2106
http://www.nrc4tribes.org/state.cfm?state=OK&topic=51

43187 US Hwy 281
Apache , OK 73006

Voice: 

580-588-2298

Toll Free: 

877-826-0726

Fax: 

580-588-3133

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma

The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma is the center of a Sovereign Nation with inherent powers of self-government recognized as such by treaties and legislation located in Perkins, OK.

335588 E. 750 Rd.
Perkins , OK 74059

Voice: 

405-547-2402

Toll Free: 

888-336-iowa (4692)

Fax: 

405-547-1090

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Vocational Rehabilitation

The purpose of the Iowa Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (ITOVR) is to provide services to American Indians with disabilities residing within the ITOVR designation seven county areas of Kay, Logan, Lincoln, Noble, Pawnee, Payne, and Pottawatomie. These services are consistent with individual strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, and most importantly, informed choice, so that American Indians with disabilities may prepare for and engage in gainful employment.

P.O Box 728
Perkins , OK 74059

Voice: 

405-547-2402

Fax: 

405-547-1090

Kaw Nation

698 Grandview Dr. P.O. Box 50
Kaw City , OK 74641

Voice: 

580-269-2552

Toll Free: 

866-404-5297

Fax: 

580-269-2301

Kialegee Tribal Town

627 E. HWY 9 P.O. Box 332
Wetumka , OK 74883

Voice: 

405-452-3262

Fax: 

405-452-3413

Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma

105365 S. HWY 102 P.O. Box 70
McCloud , OK 74851

Voice: 

405-964-2075

Fax: 

405-964-4265

Kiowa Tribe

See website for programs.

P.O. Box 369
Carnegie , OK 73015

Voice: 

580-654-2300

Miami Nation of Oklahoma

The United States government recognizes them as a Sovereign Nation, the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma.

3410 P. Street
Miami , OK 74354

Voice: 

918-541-1300

Fax: 

918-542-7260

Modoc Tribe

The Modoc Nation is a federally recognized Indian Tribe under the leadership of Chief Bill G. Follis.

22 N. Eight Tribes Trail
Miami , OK 74354

Voice: 

918-542-1190

Fax: 

918-542-5415

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Email: OfficeofPR@mcn-nsn.gov

Muscogee (Creek) Nation is a self-governed Native American tribe located in Oklahoma. MCN is one of the 5 Civilized Tribes and is the fourth largest tribe in the U.S.

P.O. Box 580
Hwy 75 & Loop 56
Okmulgee , OK 74447

Voice: 

918-732-7600

Toll Free: 

800-482-1979

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Vocational Rehabilitation

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program is designed for American Indians with disabilities that pose a permanent impediment to employment to prepare for, enter and retain suitable employment consistent with their strengths, abilities, capabilities, interests.

401 S. Woody Guthrie St.
Okemah , OK 74859

Voice: 

918-623-1197

Toll Free: 

888-367-2332

Osage Nation

627 Grandview
Pawhuska , OK 74056

Voice: 

918-287-5413

Otoe-Missouria Tribe

Email: info@omtribe.org

This tribe provides servies in areas such as housing, tribal court, educational services, substance abuse programs, health and more.

8151 Highway 177
Red Rock , OK 74651

Voice: 

580-723-4466

Fax: 

580-723-4273

Ottawa Tribe

Email: adawetribe@sbcglobal.net

P.O. Box 110
Miami , OK 74355

Voice: 

918-540-1536

Fax: 

918-542-3214

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

881 Little Dee Dr., P.O. Box 470
Pawnee , OK 74058

Voice: 

918-762-3621

Fax: 

918-762-6446

Peoria Tribe

This tribe offers services in the areas of community health, education, substance abuse prevention and treatment, Peoria Tribal Cemetery, Peoria Tribal Tags, families services, housing and more.

118 S. Eight Tribes Trail, P.O. Box 1527
Miami , OK 74355

Voice: 

918-540-2535

Fax: 

918-540-2538

Ponca Tribe

20 White Eagle Dr.
Ponca City , OK 74601

Voice: 

580-762-8104

Fax: 

580-762-2743

Quapaw Tribe

Email: mailbag@quapawtribe.com

P.O. Box 765
Quapaw , OK 74363

Voice: 

918-542-1853

Toll Free: 

888-642-4724

Fax: 

918-542-4694

Sac and Fox Nation

The tribal government has numerous administrative departments responsible for managing various facets of tribal life, interactions outside the tribe and the reservation's infrastructure. Among some of its duties are social services, USDA Housing, and Black Hawk Health Clinic.

Administration Building
920883 S. Hwy 99 Bldg A
Stroud , OK 74079

Voice: 

918-968-3526

Seminole Nation of Oklahoma

Email: info@seminolenation.com

This tribe offers its members health services, educational services, community services, assistances and more.

630 N. Main Street
Seminole , OK 74868

Voice: 

405-257-7200
405-382-2743

Fax: 

405-382-3410

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma

Email: cbrown@sctribe.com

This tribe offers its members services that include health care services, housing services, education, child welfare services and more.

23701 S. Hi Lo
Grove , OK 74344

Voice: 

918-787-5452

Fax: 

918-787-5521

Thlopthlocco Tribal Town

109095 N 3830 Rd, P.O. Box 188
Okemah , OK 74859

Voice: 

918-560-6198

Fax: 

918-560-6196

Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma

1 Rush Buffalo Rd.
Tonkawa , OK 74653

Voice: 

580-628-2561

Fax: 

580-628-3375

United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees

P.O. Box 746
Tahlequah , OK 74465

Voice: 

918-431-1818

Wichita Tribe

P.O. Box 729
Anadarko , OK 73005

Voice: 

405-247-2425

Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma

Email: info@wyandotte-nation.org

64790 E Hwy 60, P.O. Box 250
Wyandotte , OK 74370

Voice: 

918-678-2297

Toll Free: 

800-256-2539