Burial Assistance

The burial assistance program provides federal burial assistance to eligible Native Americans residing within Chickasaw Nation boundaries.

You Provide:

  • CDIB or tribal citizenship card
  • Statement of itemized expenses from funeral home
  • Death certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of residency
  • Household income verification of the deceased


Notification of death must be received by the Chickasaw Nation Social Services within 30 days following the death.

  • Must be a member of a federally recognized tribe
  • Must reside in the Chickasaw Nation service area
  • Must be income eligible
  • A family member of the deceased must apply within 30 days of date of death.

Other Information:

For more information about the program, please contact Chickasaw Nation Social Services or your local area office.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Related Forms

Contact Information

(580) 310-6481

(580) 310-6422

Last Updated: 09/7/2017