Services

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) assists eligible tribal households that are unable to pay rent and utilities (electric, water, gas, propane, sewer, trash removal) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP can assist eligible households with rental arrearages, utility arrearages, current rental payments, and current utility payments. Telecommunication services (telephone, cable, Internet) delivered to the rental dwelling are not considered to be utilities. This program is only available to rental households within a 100-mile radius of tribal headquarters (Miami, OK) and does not apply to households with a mortgage or who currently own their home. This program is limited to one tribal member per household. Payments will be made directly to the landlord or utility company.

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Low Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

LIHEAP is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services and provides financial assistance to help very low income households pay for the costs of heating and cooling their homes.

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NAHASDA Assistance

NAHASDA is the acronym for the Native American Housing and Self Determination Act, the federal legislation that provides for housing funds to Indian tribes and for the regulation of how those funds are spent. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides our NAHASDA funding. The Tribe’s grant representatives from HUD’s Southern Plains Office of Native American Programs (SPONAP) in Oklahoma City oversee the Tribe’s performance and offer technical support.

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Child Care & Development Fund (CCDF)

Our goal is to increase the availability, affordability, and quality for child care in the Shawnee Tribe service area. The Shawnee Tribe service area is a 100-mile radius from the Tribal Complex in Miami, Oklahoma.

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Preserving Safe & Stable Families Program (PSSF)

The Preserving Safe and Stable Families Program is intended to enable States to develop and establish, or expand, and to operate coordinated programs of community-based family support services, family preservation services, time-limited family reunification services, and adoption promotion and support services

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Vehicle Tags

Tag Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm and offers personalized tags, tags for motor vehicles, motor cycles, RV, and Veteran’s. A DD214 is required to qualify for a Veteran’s Tag. We request that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the close of office. Click the button below for details of exactly what you need.

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Citizen Enrollment & Change of Address

The Shawnee Tribe’s enrollment portal is currently in development. Click below to go to the change of address form.

Change of Address Form