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 Annual Dance
    August 10-13, 2017

    More information to come in the upcoming months. 



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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, who 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, thereby making the transition from welfare to work more successful.

 

Objectives of the CCDF Program

  • To assist the families of enrolled members of 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

Wichita School Readiness Program

 

Contact Info:

Kathy Hopen, Director

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Office

1503 S. Mission, Suite C

Anadarko, OK 73005

405-648-7095 (Office)

405-648-7098 (Fax)