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Social ServicesThis service provides financial assistance to those with an immediate, income-based need for essential items such as food, clothing, shelter and utilities.
Legislative BranchThe Legislative Branch of Government has been instrumental in this effective collaboration by conducting public hearings and monthly meetings as outlined in the Tribes Constitution.
Department of LaborThe Department of Labor will address the deplorable rate of poverty, unemployment, and underemployment that exist among the Native People and safeguard the interest of the Tribes, enhance the sovereignty of the Tribes, and exercise stewardship over those resources committed to it by the Tribes and Federal Funding sources.
JusticeDepartment of Justice, provides legal support and services to the Tribes governmental branches.
Judicial BranchThe Judicial Branch is comprised of one Supreme Court, one Trial Court, and other lower courts of special jurisdiction, as deemed necessary by the Legislature by lawn and other forums of special jurisdiction for traditional dispute resolution.
Housing AssistanceThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Department of Housing (CATDOH)s mission is to provide affordable, safe and decent housing while promoting self-sufficiency through employment, education and economic stability to income-eligible Native American families.
Gaming CommissionThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Gaming Commission's mission is to protect and regulate tribal assets.
EducationEmpowering our People through developing skills for lifelong learning to soar to new heights in education, for their family, future, and themselves.
Casino24-hour casino offering poker, blackjack, slots, shows & an American restaurant & sports bar.
Requirements For Tribal Enrollment
Burial ProgramProviding help after the loss of a loved one, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Burial Program offers financial assistance for meals and transportation, funeral services and headstones.
Funeral ApplicationWhich funeral home to use after the death of a loved one is a decision left to the family.
Headstone Application
Elder Home RepairThe Elder Home Repair Program is a tribally funded program doing major repairs on homes for the elders. At present the construction crews are working in El Reno.
HUDVASHThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Housing Urban Development - VA Supportive Housing program (HUDVASH) is a collaborative effort between the Tribes, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Residential ServicesHome Ownership is the main function of Resident Services. Resident Services maintains the Waiting List, which is based on first come, first serve and based on three of the eligible applicants location preference.
Emergency Youth ShelterOur main goal here at the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Emergency Youth Shelter is to ensure a safe, comfortable and protective environment for the children who come through our doors.
Food Distribution ProgramProgram Goals: To assist eligible households with receiving USDA foods.
Indian Child WelfareThe Indian Child Welfare Program goal is to provide quality services in child custody proceedings, re-unify children and parents and advocate for families.
Domestic ViolenceThe Domestic Violence Program's goal is to provide services to tribal members in the state of Oklahoma and other Native Americans that are living in the service area.
Child CareThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Child Development Program strives to instill different life experiences in our youth to help them prepare for their future with the skills needed to live as productive adults.
Head StartProviding high quality, early childhood services for children and families, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Head Start Program strives to reflect our traditional culture in all service areas.
Higher EducationThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Higher Education Scholarships are available to tribal members throughout the U.S. Application deadline are June 1st for Fall term; November 1st for Spring term; and April 1st for Summer term.
Johnson O' MalleyStudent must meet the following requirements, 1/4 or more Indian blood, show proof of enrollment with a copy of CDIB (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood). Must attend public school and reside within the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes service area.
Language & CultureThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Language Program serves as the keeper of our languages by providing everyone the opportunity to experience and embrace a part of being Tsistsistas and Hinonoei.
Education ResourceThe mission of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Library is to provide effective, culturally appropriate library services to our members that will promote lifelong learning, cultural awareness, and the sharing of wisdom.
R.E.Sp.E.C.T. ProgramThe R.E.Sp.E.C.T. Program will establish and promote effective recreational, exercise, sports activities, and other related support to enhance the lives of all Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members as well as other American Indians residing within our service area.
STEP ProgramThe State-Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) Program is dedicated to increasing the role of the Tribal Education Agencies in the education of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students.
Vocational Rehabilitation ProgramThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers a variety of programs and services designed to help American Indians with disabilities in finding employment and educational opportunities. Administered through the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation (AIVR) program.
CATVCheyenne and Arapaho Television (CATV) is the first Native American-owned and operated broadcast TV station in the State of Oklahoma.
Emergency Management ProgramThe responsibility of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Emergency Management Program is to respond to emergency incidents, either natural or man-made, that occur within our tribal jurisdiction.
HOPE ProgramThis service is designed to provide low-income tribal members with supplemental assistance during genuine crisis situations, while also increasing the understanding and significance of self-sufficiency in daily living.
Planning & DevelopmentThe Planning and Development Program offices are located at the Economic Development Building
Records ManagementEstablished in 2010, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Office of Records Management (ORM) works to properly preserve and maintain the Tribes records.
SecuritySecuritys purpose is to patrol the lands and maintain the peace and security of persons and property within the Cheyenne and Arapaho reservation area and on other lands over which the tribe maintains ownership and control.
Public Information & Tribal TribuneThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune (CATT) is a bi-monthly news publication for tribal members
Elder CareMust complete Yearly Application to be eligible for assistance.
Elderly Nutrition ProgramThe Elderly Nutrition Program's goal is to comply with our mission statement ensuring that every tribal elder 55 years and older receive a hot and nutritious meal during our serving hour 12-1 Tuesday through Friday.
Communication / IT
Community Health Representative ProgramThe purpose of the Community Health Representative program is to be an advocate and facilitator for individuals and families to gain access to comprehensive healthcare services for members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and other federally recognized tribes within the CHR service area.
Diabetes WellnessCongress established the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) in 1997 to address the growing epidemic of diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Emergency Medical ServiceThe Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes provides 24/7 emergency medical care to all eligible IHS beneficiaries as well as the general public.
Substance Abuse TreatmentThe Substance Abuse Program, also referred to as the George Hawkins Memorial Treatment Center, contracts with the Indian Health Service to provide services to any tribally enrolled member eighteen years of age or older who are experiencing issues related to substance use.
Tribal Family Advocate and Prevention Social WorkerWorking with our social service programs, the social worker provides court advocacy and has the ability to respond and prevent domestic violence and child maltreatment.
Office of Veteran Affairs (OVA)The Office of Veterans Affairs works to help facilitate and assist individuals and their families in their pursuit to improve the quality of life and their futures.
Monthly Food CheckThe monthly food check service provides a monthly $150 check for food expenses.
Utility AssistanceThe utility assistance program provides financial aid for electricity, gas, propane, water or food every 90 days, up to a max amount of $200.
Native American Caregivers ProgramThe 8-week Native American Caregiver Program benefits tribal elders (55 and older) who are in need of home care.
Rental/Mortgage AssistanceThe rental/mortgage assistance program can provide financial assistance for rent or mortgages every 90 days, up to a maximum amount of $200 for current charges.
Medical AssistanceThe medical assistance service provides financial aid for current medical needs such as lab work, urgent care visits or small procedures.
Office & Hospital Visits AssistanceThis program offers financial assistance of up to $200, twice a year, for doctors office and hospital visits.
Prescription AssistanceOffering help paying for prescription medications, the prescription assistance service provides up to $200, four times a year, for current, valid prescriptions.
Supplies & Equipment AssistanceThis service provides financial assistance of up to $200, four times a year, for supplies and equipment required with a medically necessary diagnosis for a current valid prescription.
Dental AssistanceThe dental assistance service provides financial help of up to $200, twice a year, for routine dental visits.
TransportationA one-time stipend of $500.00 is allocated to the next-of-kin* of an enrolled tribal member for transportation expenses.
Glasses AssistanceFinancial assistance of up to $200, every two years from last assistance, is available for one (1) complete pair of eyeglasses (purchasing lenses or frames separately counts as a complete purchase).
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)Eligibility is determined by household size and the entire households income. Amount of assistance provided is based on multiple factors, household size, household income, type of utility, and if applicant an is disabled/or elder.
Supervised IIM Accounts AssistanceSupervised IIM Accounts Assistance is offered to help tribal members that have been determined unable to handle their own financial affairs.
Family Violence Program / APSStrives to assist and support tribal members experiencing trauma due to violence.
PreventionThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Prevention Program provides Native American youths age 12 to 24 with the knowledge and skills to avoid or overcome substance and alcohol abuse, as well as the non-medical use of prescription drugs that can result in death by overdose or suicide.
Per Capita OfficeThe Per Capita Office was established as part of the gaming revenue allocation plan set forth by law for the distribution of money or other items of value to all members of the tribe, or to identified groups of tribal members.
IHS Services By AreaCurrently, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes have approximately 10,000 citizens in urgent need of healthcare services which cannot be met by current IHS staff and building.
CDIB Membership EnrollmentThe Enrollment Department provides the following services: Process enrollment applications for tribal membership with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Tribal Identification Cards, Paper CDIBs (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood), CDIB II (descendancy letters), Issue employee badges, Change of Address Forms for tribal members, BIA-4432 Forms (Verification of Indian Preference for Employment ) and Free Notary Service.
Gaming Compact
Public Affairs
Press InquiriesFor any information regarding the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes please contact Christopher Roman Nose.
Radio StationThere are over 200 radio stations operating in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman Almanac 2011-2012 indicated a total of eleven (11) radio stations that operate within the tribal jurisdiction.
Finance Office
Office of Internal Audit
Tax Commission (Motor Vehicle Division)The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division is now accepting credit/debit cards for new tag registrations and renewals.
Healing to WellnessThe mission of the Healing to Wellness Court is to empower tribal members to live soberly by offering comprehensive services that protect and support the recovery of offenders.
Trial Court
Career OpportunitiesApplications must be received in the Personnel Department by the closing date.
Casinos24-hour casino offering poker, blackjack, slots, shows & an American restaurant & sports bar.
Buffalo ProgramBeginning in December 2006, the program collaborated with the tribal Farm and Ranch program to provide buffalo meat for tribal elders and diagnosed diabetes with the service area, in an effort to highlight the nutritional and cultural benefits of a traditional diet.
Farming & RanchThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Farm and Ranch Program provides operation and management of over $1 million in farming assets which include more than 250 head of buffalo, cattle, crops and faming equipment.
Department of TransportationTribal members who reside within the tribal jurisdiction live in small communities that are located long distances from public transportation systems.
Tribal Transit Program (TTP)
Fleet Management Program (FMP)
Bridge Program (BR)
Child Protection Safety Program (CPS)
Safe Drivers Program (SDP)
Department of AdministrationThe Department of Administration provides a variety of services to support the tribal government and tribal membership and has the responsibility to ensure that all tribal programs are in compliance with federal, state, local, and tribal regulations, both financially and administratively.
Executive Office
Department of TreasuryWith a goal of promoting greater prosperity and security, the Treasury Department of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes focuses on the Tribes financial and economic systems.
Election Commission
Elder Care Program ServicesTo qualify for Elder Care Program services, an elder must be an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and age 55 or over.
Elder Health Services
Elder Family & Community Services
Health EducationThe goal of the Health Education Program is to improve the quality of health of tribal members through the promotion of healthier behaviors and lifestyles.
PersonnelIt is the mission of the human resources department to develop, implement, and support programs and processes that add value to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and its employees, leading to improved employee welfare, empowerment, growth, and retention, with commitment to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, its employees and prosperity for tribal members.
Tribal Enrollment
Elder ServicesOur elders provide direction and wisdom for the Cheyenne and Arapaho people. Every day, the values, history and way of life they teach us serve as our guide into the future.
Elder's Day OutHosted by the RESpECT Program staff and supporting programs, the Elders Day Out is a monthly event focusing on recreational, social and culturally related activities.
Annual Elder's TripThe goal of the annual Elders Conference is to share knowledge, resources, and updates for elders.
Tribal CourtWe are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and Law and Order Code of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
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Operations & MaintenanceThe Operations & Maintenance program serves and maintains tribally-owned facilities and grounds in Concho, Canton, Clinton, Watonga, Hammon, Seiling, and Geary. Operations & Maintenance also oversees the operation of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Water Treatment Plant.
Communications/ITThe goal of the Information Technology Department is to provide the highest quality technology-based services to every office and service of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Department of EducationThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Department of Education (CADOE) strives to address the educational and cultural needs of tribal members of all ages.
School ClothingThe School Clothing Program is a program that was established to provide Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal students, between the ages of 3-18, with funds to purchase clothes for school.
Department of Social ServicesThese programs strive to promote family unity through economic and social stability and help preserve and maintain the family unit while providing guidance toward self-sufficiency.
Department of HealthThe overall mission of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Department of Health is to enhance health and wellness of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and Native American communities by providing compassionate, comprehensive, and holistic approaches to healthcare through advocacy, education an awareness.
Department of HousingThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Department of Housing (CATDOH)s mission is to provide affordable, safe, and decent housing to income-eligible Native American families, while promoting self-sufficiency through employment, education and economic stability.
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Procurements, Grants & ContractsThe Planning and Development Program now currently has two full-time grant writers who have proven to be successful in securing several necessary grants for Tribes.
Department of EnrollmentThe Enrollment Department provides many different services for the Cheyenne and Arapaho community.
Driveway Assistance ProgramThrough collaboration with the Economic Development Program, the Department of Transportation continues to provide safe access to Tribal members homes through driveway improvements.
Road Construction ProgramThe Road Construction Program's (RCP) goal is to ensure the safe mobility of tribal member through improvements and/or reconstructing roads, bridges, and transportation infrastructures and facilities.
Transportation Planning DivisionThe mission of the Transportation Planning division is to address the long term transportation, economic development, land use, traffic demand, public safety, health, and social needs of Tribal members through effective planning.
Transportation Safety ProgramThe mission of the Transportation Safety Program (TSP) is to educate tribal members on the importance of motorist, bicycle and pedestrian safety.
Department of BusinessThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Economic Development program transitioned to The Department of Business upon the recommendation of the Executive Office and action by the Legislature and Tribal Council.
Office of Tribal AttorneyOTA provides timely and efficient legal services to the Executive Office, Directors, tribal programs, and staff of tribal government and tribal business enterprises, including subordinate tribal entities.
Tribal HistoryToday, the Cheyenne and Arapaho are federally recognized as one tribe and known as the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Current GrantsThrough a reorganization of the Community Development and Planning and Development programs, where two programs merged as one, a strong grant writing component was formed. The Planning and Development Program now currently has two full-time grant writers who have proven to be successful in securing several necessary grants for Tribes.
Job Listings
Foster Care ProgramThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Foster Care Program strives to recruit foster parents to provide our tribal children a loving home and positive environment.
Prevention Needs
Partnership for Success (Tradition Not Addiction)
Native Connection Alliance
Opioid Response (ChATor)
Down Payment Assistance Program
Emergency Home Repair Program
Home Ownership Housing Program
Mutual Help Housing Program
AdministrationAdministration - Housing is responsible for greeting Tribal members and assisting them with their needs.
ConstructionConstruction Services works to repair, maintain, and renovate housing inventory for tribal members that have been awarded homes.
InspectionInspection Services inspects all the homes in the Department of Housing inventory annually. Inspectors ensure that the homes are maintained in a safe and healthy condition for the homebuyers.
Independent Living CenterThe Independent Living Center is an apartment complex set up to accommodate elders age 55 and up.
Safe Drivers Program
Construction - Business
Fire Management
Grant Programs
Elder Lawn Care ServiceThe Cheyenne and Arapaho Elder Lawn Service Program provides lawn mowers or lawn mowing services to tribal elders, age 65 or older.
Supreme CourtWe are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and Law and Order Code of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Probation OfficeThe mission of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Probation Office is to promote public safety and develop positive change in offender behavior by improving their ability to live productively and lawfully.
Sex Offender Registry ProgramThe mission of the Sex Offender Registry Program is to promote the safety of our community by registering and tracking sex offenders and providing community awareness.
Legal Aid ProgramThe mission of the Legal Aid Program is to provide basic legal advice and representation to Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members.
Judicial Commission
TEDNA-NYCPIt is a national nonprofit that recruits tribal education departments (TEDs) in an effort to increase their capacity to service their Indian students on many levels no matter where they reside.
Elder's ConferenceThe annual Elders Trip is a way to show appreciation for our elders. Up to 100 elders are selected to attend the trip free of charge.
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DREAMSThrough PL 102-477, DREAMS was created to serve as a one-stop from attaining your GED to enhancing your job skills with training such as apprenticeship, on the job training, or work experience leading to full-time employment.
DREAMS - TEROThrough PL 102-477, DREAMS was created to serve as a one-stop from attaining your GED to enhancing your job skills with training such as apprenticeship, on the job training, or work experience leading to full-time employment.

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