Emergency Services

 

 

Yakoke for contacting emergency services. We will be happy to assist you with the information you need to complete your application.

If you have questions, please contact us by calling 1-800-522-6170 ext. 5118

Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CST. 

Choctaw Nation Emergency Services

Guidelines

Elderly Emergency Services

  • Head of Household must be age 55 or above
  • $600 approval amount per fiscal year
  • No income required
  • Requires completed application, Choctaw Tribal membership card, Social Security cards for all in the household, and proof of income for everyone in the home, and copy of the utility bill

Disabled Emergency Services

Head of Household must be receiving disability (requires proof)

  • $600 approval amount per fiscal year
  • Requires completed application, Choctaw Tribal membership card, Social Security cards for all in the household, proof of disability (not just a Doctor’s note…must be receiving a disability check),  proof of income for everyone else in the home over the age of 18 and copy of the utility bill

Basic Emergency Services

Emergency Services for anyone who does not qualify for Elderly or Disabled Emergency Services

  • $400 approval amount and then financial planning
  • Once we receive proof that the client has completed the financial planning and passed the exam then an additional $200 may be approved
  • If the client does not complete the financial planning and pass the exam, they will no longer be eligible for Emergency Services benefits.
  • Total of$600 approval per fiscal year
  • Requires, completed application, Choctaw Tribal Membership card, Social Security cards for all in the household, and a copy of utility bill, and proof of employment status for everyone over the age of 18 in the home
    • Unemployed due to disability: must provide doctor’s statement stating client is unable to perform work
    • Unemployed: contact two places of business and have the Emergency Services Job Search Form completed (provided from the Emergency Services office; if the individual is currently a student, please provide a school schedule)
    • Employed: provide a copy of check stub or Emergency Services income verification form (must show gross income)

Out of Area Tribal Members

All points above are the same for Out of Area Tribal Members

*All documents must be dated within 30 days of application*

If you have questions, please contact us by calling 1-800-522-6170 ext. 5118

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