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Hardship Program

Provides assistance with shelter and utility costs to Muscogee (Creek) citizens who have experienced an unanticipated break in income and/or other extenuating circumstances. Assistance is up to $500 per year. Payment goes directly to utility or landlord/mortgage company. Guidelines apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The information on this page is not all-inclusive and assistance is not guaranteed. Cases are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and subject to review/approval.

  1. Muscogee (Creek) Household
  2. The household must not have received assistance in the past 12 months from any Tribal, State, Local, or Federal Agency.
  3. Unanticipated break in income, due to no fault of your own OR
  4. Extenuating circumstances include, but are not limited to the following: Separation/Divorce, Out of pocket medical expenses, Out of pocket car repairs, Out of pocket home repairs, Homeless, and/or relocation.

BASIC REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

  1. Copy of citizenship card or printout from the MCN Citizenship Office for all household members. Driver license/ID or birth certification will be accepted for non-Indians.
  2. Copy of social security card for all household members.
  3. Income verification for the household.
  4. Documentation of break/situation.
  5. Copy of bills requesting to be paid (rent/mortgage, utility).
  6. Additional information may be required, depending on the situation.

APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT WAIT FOR THE DAY OF CUTOFF, EVICTION, ETC., TO REQUEST ASSISTANCE

ABILITY TO MAINTAIN:
Applicants must provide income verification to prove they can continue shelter, utility, and other living expenses. Rent cannot be more than 30% of gross monthly income.

Where to Apply for Services?
Drop box located on the entrance door

Okmulgee Location
Safe Space Facility
3000 Warrior Place
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Monday-Friday
8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.
socialservices@mcn-nsn.gov

Phone: 918-549-2880
Fax: 918-549-2494
Toll-Free: (800) 482-1979

 

Wetumka Location
MCN Social Services
333 S. Washita
Wetumka, OK 74883
Monday through Friday8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.
socialservicesSRO@mcn-nsn.gov
Phone: (405) 452-1100

 

Jenks Location
MCN Social Services
1000 Riverwalk Terrace STE 240
Jenks, OK 74037
Monday through Friday8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.

socialservicestulsa@mcn-nsn.gov
Phone: (918) 549-2484
Fax: (918) 298-4197