Elder Advocacy

Elder Advocacy

580-326-8304 or 877-285-6893

The program provides community outreach, advocacy, training, preparation and distribution of information and joint intervention with Oklahoma Adult Protective Services. These services include court system advocacy, intervention services and other support services.

To be eligible, clients must:

Be an elder (any person over the age of 55) or a vulnerable adult (any person over the age of 18 who is an incapacitated person because of physical or mental disability which impairs their ability to provide adequate care of self or unable to manage their property and financial affairs effectively in order to protect themselves from being abused, neglected or exploited without assistance from others).

Be a member of a federally recognized tribe.

Live within the 10.5-counties of the Choctaw Nation.

For a list of signs of abuse or more information on the program, please call.