Chapter 4: Financial Assistance
Section 5: Financial and Emergency Assistance – Northwest Area
Listing by city
Counties Served: Grant, Western Kay. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.
Counties Served: Alfalfa, Blaine, Garfield, Major. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.
Counties Served: Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Woods, Woodward. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.
Counties Served: Beaver, Cimarron, Texas. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.
Serving Beckham, Custer Roger Mills, and Washita Counties. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.
Provides food and clothing, financial help and medicine and medical referrals.
Provides emergency assistance for basic needs and more.
Services for Garfield County and the surrounding counties in Northwest and North Central Oklahoma include:
Child Care Finders
Parents as Teachers
Rxx for Oklahoma
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.
Evening meals served Mon-Thurs. Dinner starts at 5:30 PM.
Enid Habitat for Humanity's program is designed to make home ownership possible for low-income families that don’t qualify for traditional loans, but have demonstrated the ability to repay a Habitat mortgage and are in urgent need of a safe, decent place to live.
Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds simple, decent and affordable houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families.
Ponca City Area Housing for Humanity builds and sells affordable interest-free homes, provide low-cost home repairs, offer financial and homeowner education and advocate for policies that create more housing for struggling families.
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states and in more than 70 countries around the world. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward this vision by building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable place to live.
Grocery assistance with referral. The food bank is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
New Emergency Resource Agency helps those in need with food, utilities and rent assistance, informational classes, and referrals to other agencies or providers in north central Oklahoma.
Shelter and services for adult victims and their children of domestic and sexual violence.
Provides food assistance, rent and utilities assistance, medicine and travel. Call for more information.
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.
Funded by government grants and donations from the surrounding communities, Opportunities, Inc. offers a variety of programs and services that fit the needs of the low-income and poverty stricken individuals and families that live within the 13 counties under their jurisdiction. They currently offer:
· Affordable Housing (HUD & USDA)
· Emergency Assistance
· Food and Clothing Pantry
· Food nutrition programs for licensed home daycares
· Outreach Services (Located in Watonga, Clinton, Woodward, and Guymon)
· Prescription and Insurance Assistance programs (RX, SHIP, MIPPA)
· Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP)
· Tax assistance and basic preparation (VITA)
The Salvation Army of Enid, Oklahoma is committed to Doing the Most Good for those in need in their local community.
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.
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:
Second 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.
The Garfield County Sooner SUCCESS coalition is dedicated to building and supporting inclusive communities for children with special needs and their families.
Date/time of meeting is the third Wednesday of each month 1-2 p.m.
The mission of Major County Community Coalition (MCCC) is to improve the quality of life for children and youth with special needs and their families through coordination of community services, resources, and education. In partnership with the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust our expanded mission also includes the improvement of health and quality of life to all Oklahomans through accountable programs and services that address the hazards of tobacco use and other health issues.
They meet on the third Tuesday of each month from 12 pm to 1 pm.
Provides hot meals served Thursday evenings 5:30 p.m.
Provides groceries to the needy at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesdays.
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.