Family Preservation Program and Parenting Education

The Family Preservation Home Visitation Program is a home-based service program for Native American families identified as being at-risk.

Social workers emphasize family strengths, promote stability, enhance parental functions and protect children of Native American families who live within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. They focus on prevention and early intervention and work as partners with families to help them meet their needs.

Services Include

  • Parenting education
  • Advocacy and support services
  • Tribal and community resource referrals
  • Monetary assistance in critical situations

Services are provided on a case-by-case basis to ensure that families receive the assistance that best fits their needs and situations.

You Provide:

  • CDIB
  • Income verification (including other income, child support)
  • Social Security cards for all household members
  • Monthly budget
  • Rental letter from landlord
  • Utility deposit verification

Eligibility:

  • Must reside within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries
  • Family must be at-risk of removal
  • Must have Native American child in home
  • Must have an identified need
  • Must be willing to participate
 
An intake form and a service agreement form are required as part of the application process for family preservation services.

Other Information:

Parenting Education Information

Our goal is to provide quality and up-to-date parenting education to the public. We want to help families develop and recognize nurturing behaviors for their unique family environment.

Two courses are available: Nurturing Parenting Education and Positive Indian Parenting.

Courses require 16 sessions in eight weeks to complete.
 

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents


Contact Information


Phone:
(580) 310-7900

Locations

Family Support

1401 Hoppe Blvd

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580)272-5550

Family Support Offices - Ardmore

2341 N. Commerce

Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

(580) 222-2910

Last Updated: 03/1/2017