ᎠᎵᏱᎸᏍᏗ ᎤᎾᎦᏎᏴᏍᏗᏕᎩ

Career Services

918-453-5555
career-services-dept@cherokee.org
17675 South Muskogee Ave Tahlequah, OK 74464

NHEDWG Opioid Grant

The focus and goal of NHEDWG grant is to provide disaster relief jobs and employment services to eligible individuals in Oklahoma counties impacted by the health and economic effects of widespread opioid use, addiction, and overdose. The NHEDWG grant will assist in providing eligible participants with disaster relief employment in jobs addressing the impacts of the opioid crisis, including peer recovery navigators and support staff. It will also provide employment services to participants seeking careers in health care professions related to addiction, treatment, prevention, and pain management. In addition, hospitality, manufacturing and construction will be additional career pathways. The NHEDWG grant anticipates serving participants in 14 Oklahoma counties included in the tribal nation jurisdiction: Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Ottawa, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington. The grant is open to both Native and non-Native applicants.

Downloads

  • H.O.P.E. Informational Flyer
    Information for the NHEDWG disaster relief grant for those who are impacted by the health and economic effects of widespread opioid use, addiction and overdose.