Project EMPOWER & Project HOUSE

 

Project EMPOWER

Educating, Motivating, and Providing Opportunities for (Victims) Working to Enrich and Reclaim (their lives). Project EMPOWER’s goal is to provide a broad range of services that include:

• Transitional Housing and Support
• Safety and Life Planning
• Transportation
• Healing Circle Gatherings

Eligibility Requirements:

Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, sating violence, and stalking

In need of transitional housing as a result of fleeing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking

Member of a federally recognized tribe

Must be able to receive services in the 10 ½ counties of the Choctaw Nation

Senior Director Linda Goodwin
Phone # 580-326-8304 or 877-285-6893
lgoodwin@choctawnation.com

Director, Tasha Mitchell
Phone # 580-326-8304 or 877-285-6893
tmitchell@choctawnation.com

Cheselene Carter, CNVS Advocate
Counties- Bryan, Coal, Atoka, Pittsburg, and Southern Hughes
Phone # 580-326-8304 or 877 285-6893

Shawnnay McCarroll, CNVS Advocate
Counties- McCurtain, Haskell, Leflore, and Latimer
Phone # 580-326-8304

Connie Courtwright, CNVS Advocate
Counties- Pushmataha, Pittsburg, and Choctaw
Phone #580-584-3832

Funding made availble through a grant with the Department of Justic, Office on Violence Against Women.

 

Project HOUSE

Project HOUSE’s goal is to serve individuals who are in need of housing assistance as a result of fleeing a situation of domestic violence by establishing a holistic, victim-centered program that provides a broad range of services including transitional housing assistance, safety planning, transportation, child care services, parenting and life skill enhancements, case management, employment, and counseling to help them overcome the lack of available resources, social and cultural challenges and geographic isolation.

Senior Director Linda Goodwin
Phone # 580-326-8304 or 877-285-6893
lgoodwin@choctawnation.com

Director, Teola Durant
Phone # 580-326-8304 or 877-285-6893
tdurant@choctawnation.com

Funding made available through a grant with Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.