Elder Food Security

Elder Food Security (ARPA FRF)

Provides eligible Choctaw Nation tribal members with the opportunity to receive a grocery allowance beginning September 2021 and extended through September 2024.


  • Must be a Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member
  • Must live within the United States
  • Aged 55 and up
  • All applicants must attest they have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public Health Emergency to receive assistance. Supporting evidence of this negative impact may be required upon request.

How to Apply

Apply in the Chahta Achvffa member portal. Application Dates: June 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024

Additional Information

Applicants may submit a single, one-time application to receive this monthly grocery allowance for the month in which they apply and for every subsequent month thereafter through September 2024.

To take advantage of the extended program, everyone must apply for the new round of funding, even if they have received Elder Food Security funds in the past.

Contact Information


CNO Headquarters

Choctaw Nation Headquarters
1802 Chukka Hina
Durant, OK 74701