Social Services & Housing
Social Services & Housing Department
"It will be accomplished. One generation at a time."
LIHWAP-Low Income Household Water Assistance Program
The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Adult Services Department through the LIHWAP program will work to meet the Household Drinking Water and Waste Water Needs of Miami Tribal Members and other Native Americans. Our priority focus will be Tribal families nationwide with needs for restoration of household water services, reducing arrearages, and reducing rates charged to these households.
Who may apply: This program is for Miami Tribe of Oklahoma families nationwide whose household income meets or is below 60% of the State Median Income.
Contact the Adult Services Department at (918)541-1389 for assistance.
Indian Child Welfare
ICW is funded through Self-Governance funding and provides services to Miami Tribal children and families that support the Indian Welfare Act. We currently assist children involved in or at-risk of involvement in abuse and neglect cases.
Adult Services provides educational resources, career resources and support services to prepare eligible individuals to become permanently productive in the workforce in an attempt to reduce joblessness among Indian people within the Tribe’s service area.
Adult Services provides educational resources, career resources and support services to prepare eligible individuals to become permanently productive in the workforce in an attempt to reduce joblessness among Indian people within the service area of the Miami Tribe. Assistance provided is based on each individual’s needs.
All assistance is governed by Federal law and requires applicants to meet eligibility requirements to receive assistance. All applicants must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe, meet program guidelines and must live within the Miami Tribe’s service area to be eligible for assistance. Miami Tribal Members receive preference.
All applicants must complete required application to be considered for approval of services. Due to limited funding, assistance is not guaranteed.
The Substance Abuse Program is funded through Indian Health Services and provides education, prevention and treatment for children, adults, families and communities about alcohol and/or illegal drug use and abuse. We currently provide in-house and referral services to Native American persons with Miami Tribal members receiving preference.
Indian Housing Block Grant
The IHBG is funded through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development and provides services to Native Americans in the following areas: Indian Housing Assistance, Indian Housing Development, Crime Prevention, and Housing Management Services. Miami Tribal members receive preference.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LIHEAP is funded through the Administration for Children & Families and provides services to Native American individuals and families in the following areas: Heating Assistance, Cooling Assistance, Crisis Assistance, and Weatherization Assistance. Miami Tribal members receive preference.
Newly updated low-income rentals in Miami, Oklahoma available to eligible Native American individuals/families. Obtain application at Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Social Services and Housing Dept., 202 South Eight Tribes Trail, Miami, Oklahoma. 918-541-1389.