Chapter 4: Financial Assistance

Section 5: Financial and Emergency Assistance – Northwest Area

Listing by city

American Red Cross - Cherokee Strip Chapter

Email:

redcross@4grc.com

Counties Served: Grant, Western Kay. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

1313 W. Ferguson
Blackwell , OK 74631

Voice: 

580-363-1738

Fax: 

580-363-1739

American Red Cross - Cimarron Valley Chapter

Email:

Robin@Enid-RedCross.org

Counties Served: Alfalfa, Blaine, Garfield, Major. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

1023 W. Elm
Enid , OK 73703

Voice: 

580-237-5994

Fax: 

580-237-5998

American Red Cross - Northwest Oklahoma Chapter

Email:

mwhite@arcok.org

Counties Served: Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Woods, Woodward. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

1209 9th St.
Woodward , OK 73801

Voice: 

580-256-3828

Fax: 

580-256-3017

American Red Cross - Plains Chapter

Email:

lsanders@arcok.org

Counties Served: Beaver, Cimarron, Texas. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

P.O. Box 1262, 516 N. Main St.
Guymon , OK 73942

Voice: 

580-338-6746

Fax: 

580-468-1345

American Red Cross - West Central Oklahoma

Email:

pthompson@arcok.org

Serving Beckham, Custer Roger Mills, and Washita Counties. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

609 West Avenue E
Elk City , OK 73644

Voice: 

580-225-2156

Toll Free: 

800-530-4318

Fax: 

580-243-2777

Associated Charities

Provides food and clothing, financial help and medicine and medical referrals.

212 E. Bridge Avenue
Blackwell , OK 74631

Voice: 

580-363-1290

Community Development Support Association

Provides emergency assistance for basic needs and more.

This agency serves Garfield County and Grant County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance, Budget Counseling/Financial Management Services;
  • Developmental Disabilities - Pre-employment Skills;
  • Early Childhood - Child Care Finders, Parents as Teachers, Success by Six;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Food, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Temporary Housing, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Employment - Workforce Investment Act;
  • Housing - Downpayment/Closing Cost Assistance, Emergency Home Repairs, Homebuyer Education Classes, Multifamily Construction, Rehabilitation, Rentals, Weatherizing;
  • Youth - Workforce Investment Act for Youth; and
  • Other - Turning Point Initiative.
2615 E. Randolph
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-242-6131

Fax: 

580-234-3554

Crisis Center (for battered women)

The purpose of the Crisis Center program is to provide safe shelter, counseling and support services for adult victims of domestic and sexual violence and their dependent children. Other Crisis Center staff persons provide counseling, childcare, and monitored child visitations for non-custodial parents. The location of the shelter is confidential. To talk to the shelter about its services or to be admitted to the shelter call 580-234-7644 or 1-800-966-7644. If victims from surrounding counties need shelter, the Crisis Center staff will try to help with transportation. The 24-hour crisis line can assist callers with crisis intervention, information, referrals and safety planning. The crisis line number is 580-234-7644 or 800-966-7644.

Enid Family Y.W.C.A.
525 S Quincy Street
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-234-7644

Toll Free: 

800-966-7644

Fax: 

580-234-1284

Friendship Feast

Evening meals served Mon-Thurs 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

First Christian Church
210 N. 5th st.
Ponca City , OK 74601

Voice: 

580-762-1667

Habitat for Humanity - Enid

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

518 W. Randolf
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-237-0114

Fax: 

580-237-4738

Habitat for Humanity - Perry Area

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

P.O. Box 131
Perry , OK 73077

Voice: 

580-336-3591

Fax: 

580-572-3525

Habitat for Humanity - Ponca City Area

Email:

bluttrell@agloan.com

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

117 W. Central Avenue P.O. Box 2211
Ponca City , OK 74602

Voice: 

580-765-2974

Fax: 

580-762-1119

Habitat for Humanity - Weatherford Community

Email:

Weatherfordhabitat@gmail.com

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

P.O. Box 1851
Weatherford , OK 73096

Voice: 

580-772-7602

Fax: 

580-772-1817

High Plains Outreach Center

Temporary shelter for homeless individuals.

1220 7th St.
Woodward , OK 73801

Voice: 

580-254-5162

Inner City Ministries, Inc.

Emergency homeless shelter for men and rehabilitation for alcohol and drug abuse.

216 W. Oak Ave.
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-233-2726

Loaves and Fishes Food Cupboard

Grocery assistance with referral. The food bank is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

310 E. 1st
Guymon , OK 73942

Voice: 

580-338-0008

New Emergency Resource Agency

Open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to Noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., they provide Ponca City residents food (once every three months), financial assistance for utilities and rent, clothing, medication (antiseptic or antibiotic) and bus tickets.

500 N. 1 St.
Ponca City , OK 74601

Voice: 

580-765-5372

Northwest Domestic Crisis Services

Adult shelter for domestic abuse and sexual assault.

1024 22nd Street
Woodward , OK 73801

Voice: 

580-256-1215
580-256-8712 24-hour crisis hotline

Toll Free: 

888-256-1215

Fax: 

580-256-1245

Oaks of Mamre Homeless Shelter

Homeless shelter

409 N. Ellison
Guymon , OK 73942

Voice: 

580-338-5067

Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition Program

The Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition (OREC) is a 501(c)3 organization that provides Transportation, Outreach, Assisted Transportation, Home Repair, Access Assistance for Caregivers, Medication Management and Health Promotion. Staff are trained to counsel seniors on Medicare and Medicaid issues through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP).

Listing of Outreach Workers:

Bobbie Akins, Choctaw Co. (580) 326-3175
Betty Gregg, Antlers (580) 298-2683
Linda Harold, Panama (918) 963-2255
Bernnie McDaniel, Clayton (918) 567-7504
Diannia Laster, Wright City (580) 981-2724
Doc Lightfoot, Rattan (580) 587-2589
Kathleen McClary, Keota (918) 966-3645
Art Cooley, Wilburton (918) 465-4254
Melvin Palmer, Idabel (580) 612-4458
Gloria Sirmans, Pittsburg Co. (918) 297-3433
Mary Trolinger, Crowder (918) 334-3561
Alla Faye Webb, Watson (580) 244-7307
Pamela Whitman, Wister (918) 655-3120
Judith Kull, Talihina (918) 567-3541
Rebecca Going, Broken Bow (580) 584-2690
Robbie Steele, Spiro (918) 962-5423

214 E. Main
Wilburton , OK 74578

Voice: 

918-465-3088

Toll Free: 

800-992-6708

Operation Blessing

Provides food assistance, rent and utilities assistance, medicine and travel. Call for more information.

United Community Action Program, Inc.
803 Market
Perry , OK 73077

Voice: 

580-336-3313

Opportunities, Inc.

Opportunities, Inc. seeks to remove obstacles and solve problems which inhibit the ability of low income families to attain self-sufficiency. Utilizing funds, from the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG), Opportunities, Inc. is able to provide a range of services and activities to impact upon the problems of poverty.

This agency serves Alfalfa County, Beaver County, Blaine County, Cimarron County, Custer County, Dewey County, Ellis County, Harper County, Kingfisher County, Major County, Texas County, Woods County and Woodward County. Programs and services include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance;
  • Developmental Disabilities - Residential Services;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Clothing, Food, Prescription Assistance, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Temporary Housing, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Employment - Job Training Funding;
  • Housing - Single-Family Construction, Rentals, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child & Adult Care Food Program, Congregate Meal Sites, Meals Delivery to Residences;
  • Senior Citizens - RSVP;
  • Substance Abuse - Outpatient Counseling, Residential Treatment; and
  • Other - Turning Point Initiative.
117 W. Russworm, P.O. Box 569
Watonga , OK 73772

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 569
Watonga, OK 73772

Voice: 

580-623-7283

Fax: 

580-623-7290

Salvation Army - Enid Corps

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

516 N. Independence
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-237-1910

Salvation Army - Ponca City Corps

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

711 S. 3rd St.
Ponca City , OK 74601

Voice: 

580-765-4931

Sooner SUCCESS - Blaine County

Email:

jona-arthur@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

Date/time of meeting:
First Tuesday of each month from 12 pm to 1 pm

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your child's medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children's services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Blaine County Community Health Action Team (BCCHAT)
900 N. Clarence Nash Blvd. St. Rose Catholic Church Hall
Watonga , OK 73772

Voice: 

580-623-7977
580-614-1043 Mobile

Sooner SUCCESS - Garfield County

Email:

deana-wilson@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your child's medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children's services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Voice: 

580-747-8258 Mobile

Sooner SUCCESS - Major County

Email:

lisa-simmons@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your child's medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children's services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Toll Free: 

877-441-0434

Soup Kitchen

Provides hot meals served Thursday evenings 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church
422 N. 8th Street
Perry , OK 73077

Voice: 

580-336-9177

Tonkawa Community Food Bank

Provides groceries to the needy at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesdays.

Christian Life Church
115 W. Grand
Tonkawa , OK 74653

Voice: 

580-628-2213

United Community Action Program

Provides emergency services such as assistance with pharmacy payments, rental/mortgage payments, utility, food, clothing and more.

This program serves Creek County, Kay County, Noble County, Osage County and Pawnee County. Programs include:

  • Early Childhood - Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Clothing, Pantry, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Temporary Shelter, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Multifamily Development, Rehabilitation, Emergency Home Repairs, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program, Meals Delivered to Residences;
  • Substance Abuse - Outpatient Counseling;
  • Transit - On Demand, Road to Work Routes, SoonerRide;
  • Youth - Provide School Supplies, Tutoring, Summer Programs; and
  • Other - RxAssist for Oklahoma.
501 6th Street
Pawnee , OK 74058

Voice: 

918-762-2561

Fax: 

918-762-3418

Woodward Community Pantry (Shelter)

Provides food and some toiletries. Call for more information.

Department Of Human Services
4902 Oklahoma Ave.
Woodward , OK 73801

Voice: 

580-256-6091