Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Next Step Initiative

The Next Step Initiative’s mission is to assist Choctaw Tribal Member Households reach the next step of self-sustainment through supplemental assistance and financial wellness.

Program Information & Eligibility

Next Step Initiative Households

Focus on financial wellness for long term success. Households may receive up to 12 months of assistance, based on household situation and program policies.

Eligibility for Next Step Initiative Households:

  • Meet Income Guidelines
  • Live within Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Boundaries
  • At Least One (1) Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Member in Household
  • Financial Wellness Plan Completion

Next Step Initiative Elder & Disabled Households

Focus on maintaining sustainability. Household may receive unlimited months of assistance, based on household situation and program policies.

Eligibility for Next Step Initiative Elder & Disabled Households:

  • Meet Income Guidelines
  • Live within Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Boundaries
  • At Least One (1) Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Member in Household
  • The household has all household members, excluding minors, age sixty (60) years of age or older, or under the age of 60 with a documented disability, receiving disability, draw retirement or VA benefits.

 

Services

Supplemental Assistance

Upon meeting the eligibility requirements, you will be provided a VISA debit card to help supplement your household needs as you build and sustain your financial wellness habits.

  • Household of 1 = $80
  • Household of 2 = $160
  • Household of 3 or more = $240

Financial Wellness Plan

A Financial Wellness Plan is given to all eligible households. The Financial Wellness Plan walks clients through the basics of money and debt management.

How to Sign Up
Call or email any Next Step Initiative location for an application.
For in-person service, please schedule an appointment with a Next Step Initiative Coordinator at any location listed. Eligibility and services cannot be guaranteed without all necessary documentation and an appointment.

 

Antlers
200 SW “O” Street   |   Antlers, Oklahoma
580-298-6443

Broken Bow
109 Chahta Road   |   Broken Bow, Oklahoma
580-584-2842

Durant
1802 Chukka Hina   |   Durant, Oklahoma
800-522-6170 Ext. 2920

McAlester
3244 Afullota Hina   |   McAlester, Oklahoma
800-522-6170 Ext. 5212

Poteau
106 “B” Street   |   Poteau, Oklahoma
800-522-6170 Ext. 6442

Mailing Address
PO Box 1210   |   Durant, Oklahoma 74702-1210

800-522-6170   |   Fax: 580-920-7007
nextstep@choctawnation.com