Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents - These services are available only within the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Chickasaws At-Large - These services are available only outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

All Service Areas (Both) - These services are available both within and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

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Service About Service Area
Eyeglasses Program

The eyeglasses program provides an allowance of $200 toward contact lenses or one pair of glasses every two years. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Chickasaw Reading Program

The Chickasaw Reading Program is designed to assist children by providing books to encourage reading. ...

Online Application Available

Both

School Readiness Curriculum

This program assists families with children ages three to five, who do not live in an area with access to a preschool, or in situations where children are home-schooled. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Recruitment and Retention Program

Prepares, supports and empowers Chickasaw students for success. Through participation in social, cultural and campus events, academic support and career development, retention rates will increase for Chickasaw citizens....

Online Application Available

Both

Hunting Program

The Chickasaw Nation Hunting Program provides eligible Chickasaw citizens an opportunity to hunt on approved Chickasaw Nation properties at no cost. ...

Both

Chickasaw Nation Theater Company

The Chickasaw Theater Company is a group of trained and amateur actors, directors, playwrights, costumers, set designers and other volunteers who perform in theatrical presentations, radio, television and film. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Youth Clubs

The Chickasaw Youth Club was established in December 1998 in the Chickasaw Nation’s historic capital city of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Veterans Services

Chickasaw Nation Veterans Services provides assistance to Chickasaw veterans or their next of kin. This program provides outreach services and assists with the acquisition of veterans' benefits and services from Veterans Affairs and other veterans organizations. ...

Both

School-Age Program

The school-age program is provided after school and during spring, summer, fall and Christmas breaks for children four to 12 years of age. This program allows children to experience exciting activities through age-appropriate field trips, park days and special events. Children stay active through arts and crafts, theater productions, storytelling, music and dance, community service projects, scientific exploration and much more. After a...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Farmers’ Market Programs

The Farmers' Market Program provides checks for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized farmers' markets and stands from June through November. Checks are available from June through September; online applications and checks are available at any Nutrition Services location in Ada, Purcell, Ardmore and Duncan. WIC farmers' market applications can be found at all Chickasaw Nation WIC Clinics....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Food Distribution Program

Nutrition education and commodity foods are available through Food Distribution program grocery stores in nutrition centers in Ada, Ardmore, Duncan and Purcell, Oklahoma. Participants may shop on the day of their choice in any of the stores. Stores are closed the last two working days of each month. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

VITA Tax Assistance Program

The Chickasaw Nation Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program provides income tax preparation to qualifying individuals and families, Jan. through April. ...

Both

School-to-Work Program

This program provides eligible student employees the opportunity to pursue higher educational goals while receiving full-time pay/benefits. During the program, student employees also fulfill all requirements and responsibilities of their on-the-job training. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chikasha Albinachi “Cultural Camp”

This two-day camp provides students the opportunity to learn about and experience a variety of cultural activities, such as traditional games, stomp dancing, crafts and learning the Chickasaw language. ...

Both

Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi

The Chickasaw Nation Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” is a youth leadership program providing members the opportunity to obtain leadership and cultural knowledge through a 10-month, age appropriate program, offering leadership, business and cultural development courses, and a variety of community service opportunities....

Online Application Available

Both

Instrumental Music

The Chickasaw Nation Instrumental Music Program offers quality, professional-level instruction from guitar to percussion.

Both

Special Needs Assistance for Chickasaw Citizens with Disabilities Program

Reimbursement of up to $500 per year for disability related assistive technology needed or expenses incurred for a Chickasaw citizen with special needs to participate in extracurricular activities.

Both

Chikasha Poya "We are Chickasaw"

This five-day camp provides students have an in-depth Chickasaw language-learning experience. Students will be taught practical language with a focus on interactions with other tribal citizens. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Youth Storytelling Workshop

The Chickasaw Youth Storytelling Workshop is a nine-day workshop structured to teach Chickasaw children ages 10-13 the art of storytelling....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Health Spending Account (HSA)

The health spending account (HSA) gives tribal citizens control of when and where health care services are obtained. Citizens 65 and older, or permanently disabled on Medicare, are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to $200 of approved health care expenses per month. Required enrollment application may be downloaded or attained by contacting the Duncan office. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaws At-Large