The Kiowa Tribe Social Services has several programs (LiHeap, Emergency Assistance, General Assistance, Domestic Family Violence, and Burial Assistance) that work hard to assist Kiowa tribal members to achieve self-sufficiency through community resources and/or programs.
The programs under Social Services are available to all enrolled Kiowa members. However the programs: Domestic Family Violence, General Assistance, and LiHeap do have restricted service areas.
* Domestic Family Violence program is available to any person who is in an intimate relationship that because abusive (physically, verbally, emotionally, and/or physiological).
Burial Assistance: no restrictions
Emergency Assistance: no restrictions
Domestic Family Violence: Caddo and Kiowa counties only
General Assistance: Caddo, Kiowa, and Comanche counties only
LiHeap: Caddo, Kiowa, and Comanche counties only
Must be enrolled Kiowa member and able to submit a copy of CDIB (certificate of Indian blood).
* Domestic Family Violence is available to anyone.
Applications are available online (see downloads below) as well as the Social Services offices in Carnegie and Anadarko.
Burial Assistance: Completed application, CDIB, Death Certificate, and Bill from funeral home.
Domestic Family Violence: bill information
Emergency Assistance: Completed application, CDIB, (1) current bill from utility company; (2) current medical bill and/or invoice for medical supplies; (3) lease agreement (for rent assistance).
General Assistance: CDIB, verification of residence, copy of social security card for all family members, verification of income, verification of applications for TANF or SSI, verification of enrollment in GED classes (if applicable), complete health exam (if applicable), complete employment contact forms, complete individual self-sufficiency plan (ISP)
LiHeap Program: complete application, low or no income form, head of household form, CDIB for all adults, social security cards for all household members, and income verification