Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Johnson O’Malley Program
The “Back To School” supply/backpack/PPE distribution process has been amended due to Covid 19 pandemic. Following are the new guidelines for school year 2021-2022.
All applicants must do the following to receive JOM assistance.
- Complete a JOM application (On-line or download PDF application)
- Must submit a legible copy of their child or children’s Tribal Membership Card
- If student is not enrolled with a Tribe, but is more than ¼ degree of Indian blood then he or she must show proof by submitting a copy of the child’s or children’s birth certificate, and copy of enrolled parent.
Priority will be for all returning JOM students who reside in our tribal service area. JOM will provide assistance for tribal students who live outside of our service area and tribal CDIB II students will be assisted with tribal gaming funds. Please Note: Gaming funds are based on availability of funds each year.
Attention JOM Parents who live in El Reno, Geary, Thomas, and Clinton communities.
El Reno Public Schools will be providing school supplies for all Native American students in grades PreK-12th grade.
Geary Public Schools will be providing school supplies for all Native American students in grades PreK-5th grade.
Thomas JOM students in grades PreK-6th grade, JOM has paid for your child’s school supply fee. Please call our office for more information, we only paid for students who applied for our program in 2020-2021 school year.
Clinton JOM students in grades PreK-6th grade, JOM has paid for your child’s school supply fee. Please call our office for more information, we only paid for students who applied for our program in 2020-2021 school year.
JOM Program will only provide assistance for a backpack and PPE supplies for these students through this particular assistance.
Or send PDF JOM application by mail at JOM Program, PO Box 167, Concho, OK 73022 or Fax to 405-422-8212
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Johnson O’Malley Program is federally funded program that provides supplemental assistance for the unique educational needs of individual students. Funding for the program is provided annually for all eligible Native American students who live within the nine-county service area and attend a public schools or one of the Tribes Head Start Programs.
Assistance is also available by special request for students to attend UNITY, FFA conferences, FCCLA conferences, and educational conferences in conjunction with school or classes. In the summer months, assistance may also be available for Summer Enrichment Camps within Johnson O’Malley communities. This assistance is based on the availability of funds.
Johnson O’Malley Eligibility in Compliance with the JOM Modernization Act
Eligible American Indian and/or Alaskan Native students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe or at least one-fourth or more degree of Indian blood descendant of a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe. In addition, eligibility requires these children be between the age of 3 through grades 12th.
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