Foster Grandparents Program

The Foster Grandparents Program was created by the Corporation for National and Community Service and established in the Chickasaw Nation in 2015.

Foster Grandparents in the Chickasaw Nation Program serve as mentors, offering guidance, support and education to youth in the Chickasaw Nation Child Development Centers.

Activities include providing one-on-one attention to children, helping them learn about Chickasaw language and culture, literacy development and math and science tutoring all designed to support school readiness and academic success for youth.

Eligibility:

  • Age 55 or older
  • Reside in the Chickasaw Nation 13-county service area

Other Information:

Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs Senior Corps, AmeriCorps and the Social Innovation Fund and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents


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Contact Information


Phone:
(580) 421-7711

Fax:
(580) 436-0128

Locations

Douglas H. Johnston Building

300 Rosedale Rd.

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 421-7711

Last Updated: 02/23/2017