Children's Clothing Assistance Guidelines
The Children's Clothing Assistance (CCA) program of Wichita and Affiliated Tribes provides financial assistance for the purchase of clothing for enrolled members of the Tribe. All minor children ages (17) and under by September 30 of the current year, and those children who may be eligible for enrollment AND who have applied for membership with the Tribe and submitted all required documentation before May 30th of the current year, shall be eligible.
All receipts for clothing purchased the previous year must have been received within (90) days of receipt of the CCA check to be eligible for the current year, otherwise assistance will be denied. Items that can be purchased through the program include: shoes, shirts, pants, shorts, socks, undergarments, and jackets. Diapers for children under (2) years of age may be purchased, but not to exceed the amount set forth in the guidelines. The CCA will be mailed to individuals who submitted applications and clothing receipts from the previous year. All others must request that an application be mailed to them by phone or e-mail.In addition, there are specific dates as to when CCA applications will be accepted and when the application period will end. A formal date will also be set for parents who may want to pick up their CCA checks in person and for when checks are to be mailed to those residing out-of-state. Families and/or legal guardians, may request that an application be mailed to them by phone or e-mail only after a start date has been set and formally announced, no applications will be distributed BEFORE this date. Guidelines are reviewed on an annual basis by the Wichita Executive Committee and they will make any adjustments as deemed necessary as to the annual amount of the payment.
For more information or to request an application, please contact:
Michelle Emerson, Tribal Government Services Specialist
Office:405.247.2425, Ext. 134