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

  • Annual Meeting
    July 15, 2017

    The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  An agenda will be posted in the upcoming months.  Please mark your calendars. 

  • Wichita Annual Dance
    August 10-13, 2017

    More information to come in the upcoming months. 

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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • Wichita Tribal Princess Applications
    May 9, 2017 10:01 PM

    Wichita Tribal Princess Wichita Tribal Director Tara Tartsah Clark is accepting applications for young women seeking the title of 2017-2018 Wichita Tribal Princess.   Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 21 years old, enrolled member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.   Deadline will be May 31, 2017, you must submit a […]

  • Dairy Freeze Specials Week of 05/01/17
    May 1, 2017 4:34 PM

  • Wichita Princess Dance
    May 1, 2017 4:25 PM

  • AoA Menu-May 2017
    May 1, 2017 4:24 PM

  • Rabies Clinic
    May 1, 2017 4:24 PM

  • Wichita Tribe Summer Intern Program
    April 14, 2017 1:34 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes is currently accepting applications from enrolled Wichita Tribal members who are interested in participating in the summer intern program located at the Wichita Tribal complex.  This program is established for Wichita graduating seniors and Tribal college students that will be attending college in the fall of 2017.  This will be […]

  • ELDER LAWN MOWING PROGRAM-APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE 
    April 14, 2017 1:30 PM

    2017 cutting grass season has begun. Cutting began April 10, 2017 but applications are still available. If you would like more information about the Elders Lawn Service, please contact Aldelzon Saldana at (405)247-2425 or email at maintenance@wichitatribe.com.

  • Wichita Tribal Member, Adrian Labrada, Signs with USAO for Cross Country
    April 14, 2017 1:21 PM

    On April 11, 2017, Wichita Tribal Member, Adrain Labrada, signed with USAO to run cross-country. Adrian is graduating senior at Anadarko High School and is very active in sports. Congratulations Adrian! We will have more about Adrian in our upcoming April newspaper. Front row: (Nephew) Jeremiah Beaver, (Mother) Crystal LaBrada, (Signee) Adrian LaBrada (Wichita Tribal […]

  • Vacancy Announcement-Grant Writer/Compliance Officer
    April 14, 2017 1:01 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes accepting applications for Grant Writer/Compliance Officer. Applications available at the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes or www.wichitatribe.com. For information call (405) 247-2425. Indian Preference applies. Closing date is April 28, 2017 at 5 p.m.    

  • Sugar Creek Casino Job Postings
    April 14, 2017 12:59 PM

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