Chapter 11: Rehabilitation and Independent Living


Section 3: American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Programs


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

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 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 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

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

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

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