TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —Applications for the 2013 Clothing Support Program that helps families purchase new school clothes will be available starting July 1.
All children applying for the gift cards must be Cherokee citizens and living within the 14-county tribal jurisdiction, as well as meet income guidelines. To qualify, children must be in grades K-12 and parents must provide proof of school enrollment. Parents will also be required to provide income verification for all adults in the household.
Cherokee Nation employees will be at various field sites taking applications from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Once approved at the site, parents will receive a $100 gift card for each school-aged child within the household.
Dates and locations to apply are as follows:
July 1 –Salina Middle School cafeteria
July 2 –Claremore High School cafeteria
July 8 –Collinsville High School cafeteria
July 9 – Bartlesville community center
July 12 –Nowata High School MOVED! Nowata Will Rogers Health Center
July 15 –Stilwell High School cafeteria
July 18 –Sallisaw High School cafeteria
July 19 –Fort Gibson High School main cafeteria
July 22 –Vinita High School cafeteria
July 25 – Jay community center
July 26 and 30 – Tahlequah, Sequoyah Schools’ The Place Where They Play upper level
For more information on income guidelines or other eligibility requirements, please call Cherokee Nation Office of Child Support Services at 918-453-5000 ext. 4980 or ext. 7483.
Cherokee Nation News Release
Julie Hubbard - 918-207-3896
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