Upcoming Events
  • 2017 High School Senior Assistance
    Through the Academic Year

    Enrolled Wichita tribal members may apply for assistance with senior pictures, graduation announcements, and/or a class ring.

    More information can be found here.

    Application- One Two

Wichita Language
wiraʔa
bear
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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • Miss & Jr Miss Indian Oklahoma Honor Pow Wow
    February 10, 2017 11:10 AM

  • Fruit and Vegetable Class
    February 10, 2017 10:55 AM

  • TAG OFFICE TIME CHANGES
    June 2, 2016 8:10 AM

    BEGINNING IN JUNE 2016, THE WICHITA TAG OFFICE AND TAX COMMISSION WILL BE CLOSED THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY FROM 8 AM- 1PM.  TAGS WILL NOT BE ISSUED DURING THIS TIME. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DAYS THE TAG OFFICE WILL BE OPEN FROM 1 PM-4:30 PM ONLY:   JUNE 6TH & JUNE 20TH JULY 5TH […]

  • 14th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair
    April 20, 2016 1:03 PM

  • Community Visioning Meeting for Enrolled Tribal Members
    April 14, 2016 4:01 PM

    Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. in the Community Building located at the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes  Lunch will be provided. There will also be door prizes available. The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Executive Committee will hold a one day Community Visioning Session to gain tribal community input on the economic development vision, community priorities […]

  • Lawton IHS Centennial
    April 14, 2016 3:46 PM

    Lawton Indian Hospital will be celebrating 100 years on this date with reception to follow. More information can be found in the flyer.

  • Elder Informational Meeting
    April 14, 2016 3:45 PM

    Information from different entities providing services for elders will be available at this informational session. Meal provided. More information on this event can be found in the flyer.

  • JOM Honor Dance 2016
    April 14, 2016 3:44 PM

    JOM student awards will be presented at this event, along with a meal and honor dance.

  • Land Buy Back Program
    March 9, 2016 4:29 PM

    The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations implements the land consolidation component of the Cobell Settlement, which provided $1.9 billion to purchase fractional interests in trust or restricted land from willing sellers at fair market value. Consolidated interests are immediately restored to tribal trust ownership for uses benefiting the reservation community and tribal members. There are […]

  • Circuit Training
    February 19, 2016 8:37 AM

Child Care Development Program / CCDF

The CCDF program provides child care assistance to families residing within the following Counties: Caddo, Grady, Oklahoma and Comanche, (City of Lawton only). The Program provides training for CPR and First Aid for our providers. Quality childcare is extremely important for our children and our families. Classes and trainings are available. For more information, please contact the director.  You may also refer to our informational sheet.

The CCDF Program also has a Lending Library for all CCDF Providers for the children in their care. A variety of items are available. We have books to promote literacy and many educational learning materials for the enrolled Wichita & Affiliated Tribes children in childcare.

Mission Statement of the CCDF Program

  • To assist children and families deemed as eligible, which are enrolled with any Federally Recognized Tribe.
  • To assist families through job referrals for employment with the intent of helping them to become self-sufficient.
  • To assist families in obtaining quality child care there by easing the pressure of, and making the transition from welfare to work more successful.

 

Objectives of the CCDF Program

  • To assist the families of enrolled members with any Federally Recognized Tribe with childcare payments.
  • To provide referrals to families for providers.
  • To insure that the childcare facilities are safe and have a healthy environment.
  • To provide Child Care Center Class information to all providers.
  • To improve the quality of child care.

 

Requirements for Application for Childcare Assistance:

  • Wichita & Affiliated Tribes Child Care Application- Required Documents for Application
  • Letter on DHS letterhead stating childcare assistance approval or denial
  • Parents must be working, training or enrolled in an education program
  • Must meet Program income guidelines and present income verification for all household members
  • Work or school schedule for adult household members
  • Enrollment verification for children (CDIB card)
  • Social Security cards for children
  • Proof of Residence

 

Requirements for Childcare Providers

  • Wichita & Affiliated Tribes Childcare Provider Registration
  • Must be Eighteen Years or Older
  • Must have current CPR/First Aid Training Card
  • Submit a Valid Drivers License
  • Submit a Valid Social Security Card
  • Schedule and Complete a Home Visit
  • Complete a Positive Criminal Background Check
  • Other documentation may be needed upon request of the Child Care Program Director

Forms for Childcare Providers

Contract Voucher
Timesheet 

Wichita Child Development Center

 

Kathy Hopen, Director, 405-247-8621 or 405-247-8626