Family Services
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 10:17

Food (Application)

Food Distribution Application (PDF)

 

The head of the households may complete an application and be certified as to their household size and income. It is the responsibility of the participant to provide documentation needed to complete their application. Federal regulations and guidelines are followed.

 

Upon completion of the application, the participant is informed about the penalty of dual participation. The staff members certifying will maintain a list of currently certified households to provide for the food stamp agencies. In addition, the food stamp program will provide us with current list of certified households to our program.

 

Nutrition education area program provides participants with materials on caring for commodities. Recipes as well as distribution schedules are shared with the participants every month. The sign in times are 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, 25 April 2011 14:54

Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance: This program is designed to assist eligible tribal members in need of financial assistance through direct assistance or referrals to other available resources within the tribe or outside agencies.  Currently this program only assists with utilities and rent.  The applicant must be an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation and head of household.

Click here to download the Emergency Assistance Application (PDF).

 

THERE IS A 6 MONTH WAIT PERIOD, AFTER SERVICES RENDERED, BEFORE ELIGIBLE TO RE-APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE.

Monday, 25 April 2011 14:53

Burial Assistance

Burial Assistance: This program is designed to assist the survivors of the deceased enrolled tribal members in meeting the high cost of burial expenses by making a payment to the funeral home.

Click here to download the Burial Assistance Application (PDF).

Click here to download the Bereavement Assistance Application (PDF).

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): This program is designed for eligible tribal members to assist with emergency heating and cooling cost. Tribal members must reside in the five (5) county service areas, which are: Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Kiowa and Tillman counties; meet income guidelines and have not received assistance from the State of Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Click here to download the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Application (PDF).

 

Monday, 25 April 2011 14:33

General Assistance

General Assistance: Purpose of the program is to assist eligible Comanche Tribal members with a direct payment in order to assist in meeting their basic needs. This program is designed for enrolled Comanche Tribal members residing in Comanche, Cotton, Caddo, Tillman, and Kiowa Counties. There must be zero income in the home. Call Anna Silverhom at (580) 492 3360 for assistance.