Social Services & Housing

Social Services & Housing Department

"It will be accomplished. One generation at a time."

 

Indian Child Welfare

ICW is funded through Self-Governance funding and provides services to Miami Tribal children and families that support the Indian Welfare Act. We currently assist children involved in or at-risk of involvement in abuse and neglect cases.

Adult Services

Adult Services provides educational resources, career resources and support services to prepare eligible individuals to become permanently productive in the workforce in an attempt to reduce joblessness among Indian people within the Tribe’s service area. 

Adult Services provides educational resources, career resources and support services to prepare eligible individuals to become permanently productive in the workforce in an attempt to reduce joblessness among Indian people within the service area of the Miami Tribe.  Assistance provided is based on each individual’s needs.

All assistance is governed by Federal law and requires applicants to meet eligibility requirements to receive assistance.  All applicants must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe, meet program guidelines and must live within the Miami Tribe’s service area to be eligible for assistance.  Miami Tribal Members receive preference.

All applicants must complete required application to be considered for approval of services.  Due to limited funding, assistance is not guaranteed.

 

Supervised Visitation

The Miami Tribe offers supervised visitation services for children and their families involved in Tribal and State Court cases. The supervision room is arranged to replicate a family room and is supplied with age appropriate activities geared toward children and adults interacting with one another. The room is equipped with a mirrored glass, audio and video recording and surveillance and has experienced supervisors who interact and educate families during the visit. Court reports and court testimony must be requested in advance. For information regarding Supervised Visitation please contact Karissa Cantwell at (918) 541-1456.

Substance Abuse

The Substance Abuse Program is funded through Indian Health Services and provides education, prevention and treatment for children, adults, families and communities about alcohol and/or illegal drug use and abuse. We currently provide in-house and referral services to Native American persons with Miami Tribal members receiving preference.

Indian Housing Block Grant

The IHBG is funded through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development and provides services to Native Americans in the following areas: Indian Housing Assistance, Indian Housing Development, Crime Prevention, and Housing Management Services. Miami Tribal members receive preference.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

LIHEAP is funded through the Administration for Children & Families and provides services to Native American individuals and families in the following areas: Heating Assistance, Cooling Assistance, Crisis Assistance, and Weatherization Assistance. Miami Tribal members receive preference.

 

Rentals

Newly updated low-income rentals in Miami, Oklahoma available to eligible Native American individuals/families.  Obtain application at Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Social Services and Housing Dept., 202 South Eight Tribes Trail, Miami, Oklahoma.   918-541-1389.