Department of Social Services
The Social Service Department administers the General Assistance Program, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the Food Vouchers Program, and the Individual Indian Money (IIM) Supervised Accounts Program. Services are provided to tribal residents who reside in tribal jurisdiction. These programs strive to promote family unity through economic and social stability and help preserve and maintain the family unit while providing guidance toward self-sufficiency.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Adult Protective Services (APS) provides assistance and services to help protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or exploitation.
Child Protective Services (CPS)
Child Protective Services (CPS) investigates reports of abuse and neglect that occur on restricted trust property, working directly with children and their families
Domestic Violence Office
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Domestic Violence Program works to provide services and assistance to tribal members in Oklahoma who are domestic violence survivors.
Elder Care Program
As the backbone of our Tsistsistas and Hinono’ei communities, the tribal government provides a wide range of services to show appreciation for our elders.
Elderly Nutrition Program
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Elderly Nutrition Program ensures that every tribal elder is able to receive a hot, nutritious meal in our facility or at their home.
Emergency Youth Shelter
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Emergency Youth Shelter works to provide a safe, comfortable, and protective environment for children in need.
Family Violence Program
The Family Violence Program supports tribal members that are experiencing trauma due to violence, conducting assessments and making referrals to resources as needed.
Food Distribution Program
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Food Distribution Program assists eligible households with receiving quality USDA foods,
The General Assistance program provides financial assistance to those who have an immediate need for essential items such as food, clothing, shelter, and utilities.
The HOPE program provides low-income tribal members with supplemental assistance during genuine crisis situations.
Indian Child Welfare
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian Child Welfare Program provides quality services while acting in the best interest of our children in child custody proceedings.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP assists households with the costs for heating during the winter months, and cooling during the summer months.
Social Services strives to promote family unity with economic and social stability & help preserve the family unit while providing guidance toward self sufficiency.
Substance Abuse – George Hawkins Memorial Treatment Center
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Substance Abuse Program contracts with the Indian Health Service to provide help to members experiencing substance abuse-related issues.
Tribal Family Advocate & Prevention (TFAP)
The Tribal Family Advocate and Prevention program works with Social Services programs to help respond to, and prevent, domestic violence and child maltreatment.