And chronic conditions leading to disability : Heart disease, Stroke, Diabetes, Pulmonary disease. Affecting functioning ability: Arthritis, Vision and Hearing loss , Osteoporosis, Impairment, Hypertension, and other illness and diseases.
If you area caregiver who is sixty (60) years or older or if you are a grandparent sixty (60) years or older raising your grandchildren who is eighteen (18) years or younger, you may be eligible for assistance with the elderly requiring two (2) activities of daily living.
Counseling for Batterers
Help With Protective Orders
Help with Victim's Compensation Claims
Support Group Counseling
Life Skill Classes
Seminars: Provides prevention / intervention training classes in the following areas: Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault, Stalking, Dating Violence, Bullying, Violence in the Workplace, ect. Training is available for civic / religious organizations, schools, law enforcement, medical staff, etc.
This program is funded mostly through federal grants and relies on the generosity of the community to makeup shortfalls. There is no gift too small to make a difference when helping someone fleeing from danger. You can host a fundraiser, donate supplies, donate money or volunteer.
For additional information, contact our office:
(580) 492 3590
Monday - Friday
8 AM and 5 PM
The Adult Vocational Training Program is designed to assist eligible tribal members attending long-term/full-time training in programs offered by state vocational schools approved by the tribal/federal contract. The AVT Program offers financial assistance & vocational counseling for a school period of at lease nine (9) months, not to exceed twenty-four (24) months.
The Comanche Nation Scholarship Program provides grants to Comanche students who are attending post secondary institutions/colleges/universities and who are pursuing a Bachelors / Masters / Doctorate Degree or are in a two year program which will transfer to a four year program. In order to qualify for the award, a student must be an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation; be a high school graduate or possess a GED Certificate; be approved for admissions by the college; be in need of financial aid; and give reasonable assurance they will be successful in completing a four year college degree program.
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.
THERE IS A 6 MONTH WAIT PERIOD, AFTER SERVICES RENDERED, BEFORE ELIGIBLE TO RE-APPLY FOR 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.
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.