Human Services

17675 S. Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

School Clothing Assistance Program

The Cherokee Nation Family Assistance is pleased to announce beginning March 2, 2020, the school clothing assistance program application deadline is being extended to August 7 at 5 p.m. The application can be found in the downloads section below or can be picked up at any of the Human Services field office locations.

Once you have filled out the application, bring it to any field office or submit it by mail to:

Cherokee Nation Family Assistance
Attn: School Clothing Program
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465

Faxed or Emailed applications will not be accepted this year.

The school clothing assistance program application deadline is being extended to August 7 at 5 p.m. Mailed-in applications need to be postmarked no later than August 7th.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The student must be a Cherokee Nation Citizen – copies of tribal cards
  • Must live within the Cherokee Nation Jurisdictional Area. This will be verified by a current utility bill, not older than 30 days, that shows your physical address or service address that you will include with your application.
  • The student must be in grades K–12 for the upcoming school year. Pre-K is not eligible for this program.
  • Kindergarten students must be age 5 before 9/01/2020.
  • Proof of school enrollment for each child
  • Applications must be made by the custodial parent or legal guardians
  • Parents must provide a copy of valid photo I.D.
  • Social Security cards for all household members
  • Guardians must provide copies of Letters of Guardianship issued by a District Court. If this documentation is not available, the following will be accepted:
    • "Proof of Residency" letter on school letterhead from a school official verifying the said guardian on the application is listed as the guardian
    • Copy of the school enrollment packet that identifies the applicant as guardian of the child(ren)
  • Income verification for ALL members of the household for the 2019 year. (2019 income tax forms, W2’s, or last check stubs of 2019)
  • The household must meet income guidelines

2020 School Clothing Income Guidelines

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*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,525 for each individual person.