Chapter 9: Programs for Minorities and Underserved Populations


Section 2: Other Resources for Native Americans


Bureau of Indian Affairs in Anadarko

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) mission is to: "… enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives."

P.O. Box 309, Hwy 281 N. & Parker McKenzie Road
Anadarko , OK 73005

Voice: 

405-247-6677

Fax: 

405-247-3942

Bureau of Indian Affairs in Muskogee

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) mission is to: "… enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives."

3100 W. Peak Blvd
Muskogee , OK 74401

Voice: 

918-781-4600

Fax: 

918-781-4604

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

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

Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa

Email: info@ihcrc.org

Services include chemical dependency treatment, dental services, medical clinic, mental health services, optometry, AIDS Prevention Project and WIC.

550 S. Peoria Avenue
Tulsa , OK 74120

Voice: 

918-588-1900

Fax: 

918-582-6405

Kanza Clinic

Kanza Clinic services extend to anyone who is a member of a federally-recognized tribe. They operate by appointment only and must be furnished with a copy of your CDIB card.

They reserve acute slots for same-day appointments. These appointments fill up quickly, and the patient must call at 8 a.m. on the day you are wanting to come in. No walk-ins.

3151 E. River Road,
Newkirk , OK 74647

Voice: 

580-362-1039
580-362-2449 Pharmacy

Fax: 

580-362-2988

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

Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

The Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service serves the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, and portions of Texas.

701 Market Drive
Oklahoma City , OK 73114

Voice: 

405-951-3820

Fax: 

405-951-3780

Oklahoma City Indian Health Clinic

Services include basic medical care, but also dental, optometry, behavioral health services, fitness, nutrition and other family programs.

4913 W. Reno Ave.
Oklahoma City , OK 73127

Voice: 

405-948-4900

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services

Email: oils@oilsonline.org

Free legal representation for low income Native Americans in cases involving housing, child welfare, land issues, individual civil rights, and tribal sovereignty issues.

4200 Perimeter Center Dr., Ste. 222
Oklahoma City , OK 73112

Voice: 

405-943-6457

Toll Free: 

800-658-1497 In State Only

Fax: 

405-917-7060