Burial Assistance

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

The Chickasaw Nation will pay up to $2,500, directly to the funeral home. The burial assistance program cannot reimburse families.

You Provide:

  • Statement of itemized expenses from funeral home
  • Death certificate
  • Proof of residency


Notification of death must be received by the Chickasaw Nation Social Services within six months following the death.

  • Must be a member of a federally recognized tribe
  • Must reside in the Chickasaw Nation service area
  • A family member of the deceased must apply within six months of date of death

Other Information:

For more information about the program, 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


Ada Area Office

231 Seabrook Road

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-7256

Ardmore Area Office

949 Locust

Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

(580) 226-4821

Duncan Area Office

1911 W. Plato

Duncan, Oklahoma 73533

(580) 470-2131

Oklahoma City Area Office

4001 N. Lincoln Blvd.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

(405) 767-8971

Pauls Valley Area Office

220 N. Chickasaw

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075

(405) 207-9883

Purcell Area Office

1430 Hardcastle Blvd.

Purcell, Oklahoma 73080

(405) 527-4973

Sulphur Area Office

4970 W. Hwy. 7

Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

(580) 622-2888

Tishomingo Area Office

815 E. 6th

Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

(580) 371-9512

Last Updated: 06/21/2018