Chapter 6: Housing


Section 12: Home Buyer Education Programs - Local


Big Five Community Services

Big Five Community Services, Inc. is a 501(c)3 private, non-profit Oklahoma corporation operating as a Community Action Agency. Big Five is governed by a 15 member Tripartite Board of Directors with daily operations directed by Executive Staff.

1502 North 1st Avenue
Durant , OK 74701

Voice: 

580-924-5331

Fax: 

580-920-2004

Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency

Email:

info@cocaa.org

Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency helps low-income individuals and families avoid crisis situations in two ways; meeting emergency needs first, then helping families gain self-sufficiency through supportive case management and partnerships with other social service providers.

131 N. Bell
Shawnee , OK 74801

Voice: 

405-275-6060

Fax: 

405-214-4326

Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma / Canadian Counties, Inc.

Email:

publicinformation@caaofokc.org

This agency serves Oklahoma County and Canadian County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Budget Counseling/Financial Management Services, Business Development Assistance, Individual Development Accounts, Tax Return Preparation Assistance;
  • Early Childhood - Car Seat Loan/Distribution, Child Care, Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Clothing, Fans, Rent Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Emergency Home Repairs, Homebuyer Education Classes, Rehabilitation, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Garden Seed Distribution;
  • Substance Abuse - Outpatient Counseling, Residential Treatment Program;
  • Transit - Step Shopping Routes, Senior Companion Transportation; and
  • Youth - Provide School Supplies, Summer Programs;

Services include home repair and weatherizing, rehabilitation, home buyer assistance and social and community services.

319 S.W. 25th St.
Oklahoma City , OK 73109

Voice: 

405-232-0199

Fax: 

405-232-9074

Community Action Development Corporation

The mission of Community Action Development Corporation is to undertake activities and implement programs with the intent of helping low-income persons improve their quality of life and to attain self-sufficiency for themselves and their families. The agency also recognizes its role as a catalyst in community and economic development efforts and will work toward improving educational and employment opportunities, housing, health services, youth programs, and other services within the communities in which we serve.

105 S. Main
Frederick , OK 73542

Voice: 

580-335-5588

Community Action Project of Tulsa County (CAP)

Community Action Project (CAP)'s mission is to help families in economic need achieve self-sufficiency. They provide a variety of services to the low-income community. Some of the programs focus on advancing the education and school readiness of very young children (ages 0-5). Some focus on improving the financial circumstances and economic independence of families with young children. Others focus on ensuring that these children and families live in safe, secure, nurturing communities.

5330 E 31st St, Suite 300
Tulsa , OK 74135

Voice: 

918-382-3200

Fax: 

918-894-6022

Community Action Resource and Development (CARD)

Community Action Resource and Development, Inc. (CARD) is a non-profit corporation whose primary purpose is to administer anti-poverty programs in northeastern Oklahoma. Their primary service areas are Nowata, Mayes, Rogers, Wagoner, Washington, and portions of Tulsa counties.

707 W. Lowry Rd. Suites 102 & 103
Claremore , OK 74018

Voice: 

918-343-2960

Fax: 

918-341-5032

Community Development Support Association

Email:

info@cdsaok.org

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
Emergency Assistance
Housing
Parents as Teachers
Rxx for Oklahoma
Smart Start
Supported Employment
WIOA
YouthBuild

114 S. Independence
Enid , OK 73701

Voice: 

580-242-6131

Fax: 

580-234-3554

Deep Fork Community Action

Email:

deepforkca@aol.com

Deep Fork Community Action serves the following counties; Okmulgee, Okfuskee, McIntosh, and Hughes.
They offer assistance to the communities, such as:
Social Services; food, rent and utilities, weatherization, Home buyer education, Rx for Oklahoma (also serves Muskogee County), VITA site, Homeless Prevention & Re-Housing

223 W. 6th St.
Okmulgee , OK 74447

Voice: 

918-756-2826

Great Plains Improvement Foundation

Email:

frhodes@gpif-caa.org

Great Plains Improvement Foundation, Inc., Community Action Agency, is a mission driven agency that is an advocate for the poor population of Comanche County. We focus on the needs of individuals and families in our service area and operate programs that assist families to achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

2 SE Lee Blvd Ste 200
Lawton , OK 73501

Voice: 

580-353-2364

Inca Community Action Foundation

This agency serves Atoka County, Johnson County, Marshall County and Murray County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance;
  • Developmental Disabilities - Job Skills, Residential Services;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Clothing, Food, Prescription Assistance, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Homebuyer Education Classes, Single Family Construction, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program, Garden Seed Distribution;
  • Senior Citizens - RSVP, Foster Grandparents;
  • Transit - Road to Work Routes, SoonerRide;
  • Youth - Students Working Against Tobacco, Postponing Sexual Involvement; and
  • Other: Turning Point Initiative.
201 S. Capitol St., Ste. 2, P.O. Box 68
Tishomingo , OK 73460

Voice: 

580-371-2352

Fax: 

580-371-3085

KiBois Community Action Foundation

This foundation serves Haskell County, Latimer County, LeFlore County and Pittsburg County. Programs include:

  • Asset Management - Tax Return Preparation Assistance, Budget Counseling/Financial Management Services;
  • Developmental Disabilities - Pre-employment Skills/Competencies, Residential Services;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Food, Clothing, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Group Homes, Down payment/Closing Cost Assistance, Multifamily Housing Developments, Rehabilitation, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program, Counseling/Training;
  • Senior Citizens - RSVP; and
  • Transit - Road to Work Routes, SoonerRide.

200 S.E. "A" St., P.O. Box 727
Stigler , OK 74462

Voice: 

918-967-3325

Toll Free: 

800-299-4479

Fax: 

918-967-8660

Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc.

Little Dixie's Family Service Centers offer comprehensive case management services throughout Choctaw, McCurtain, and Pushmataha counties. Referrals are made to the different agencies in partnership with Little Dixie, such as: Department of Human Services, Red Cross, the county health departments, S.O.S., FEMA, Helping Hands, and the Ministerial Alliance in each county.

Little Dixie works with the local utility companies to provide payment assistance for utility bills. Little Dixie also assists low-income families with rent payments and provides emergency food vouchers. Referrals are also made to in-house programs such as the Homeless Program and the Transit Program, depending on the individual's need.

This agency serves Choctaw County, McCurtain County and Pushmataha County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance, Budget Counseling, Business Development Assistance;
  • Early Childhood - Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Food, Temporary Shelter, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Down payment/Closing Cost Assistance, Multifamily Housing Developments, Rehabilitation, Single Family Construction, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program;
  • Senior Citizens - RSVP;
  • Transit - Road to Work Routes, SoonerRide;
  • Youth - Court Appointed Special Advocacy, Mentoring, Youth Restitution, Provide School Supplies; and
  • Other - Management of State Parks, Kiamichi Development Corporation, Economic Development Initiatives, Turning Point Initiative.
209 N. 4th St.
Hugo , OK 74743

Voice: 

580-326-3351

Muskogee County Community Action Foundation

Call for information on services provided.

1313 N. Main St.
Muskogee , OK 74401

Voice: 

918-683-7637

Fax: 

918-683-8627

Neighborhood Housing Services Of Oklahoma City

Email:

rolandc@nhsokc.org

For low to moderate income families, this program assists with loans for home purchase, home repair loans, down payment and closing cost loans, home buyer education classes and financial counseling.

1320 Classen Drive, Ste. 200
Oklahoma City , OK 73103

Voice: 

405-231-4663

Neighborhood Housing Services of Tulsa

Housing programs, including first-time homebuyer assistance with closing and down payment costs, homebuyer education, and income and other eligibility criteria apply for some programs.

1436 N. Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-582-3711

Northeast Oklahoma Community Action Agency

Email:

info@neocaa.org

This agency serves Delaware County and Ottawa County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance, Budget Counseling/Financial Management;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Prescription Assistance, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Downpayment/Closing Cost Assistance, Rehabilitation, Rental Units, Single Family Construction, Weatherizing; and
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program.

856 E. Melton Dr., Ste. C, P.O. Box 603
Jay , OK 74346

Voice: 

918-253-4683

Fax: 

918-253-6059

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

Voice: 

580-623-7283

Fax: 

580-623-7290

Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group

Email:

socag@swbell.net

This group serves Greer County, Harmon County and Jackson County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance;
  • Developmental Disabilities - Pre-employment Skills;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Food, Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance, Fans/Blankets;
  • Housing - Single-family Construction, Multifamily Construction, Homebuyer Education Classes, Rehabilitation, Rental Units, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program, Congregate Meal Sites, Meals Delivered to Residences, Counseling/Training;
  • Senior Citizens - RSVP;
  • Substance Abuse - Jackson County Tobacco Control Program;
  • Transit - Public, SoonerRide;
  • Youth - Communities of Promise; and
  • Other Programs - Communities of Excellence/Tobacco Control, Adult Day Care, RX for Oklahoma.
900 S. Carver Rd., P.O. Drawer 1088
Altus , OK 73521

Voice: 

580-482-5040

Fax: 

580-482-5433

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

Washita Valley Community Action Council

This council serves Caddo County and Grady County. Programs include:

  • Asset Development - Tax Return Preparation Assistance;
  • Early Childhood - Head Start;
  • Emergency Services - Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance;
  • Housing - Downpayment/Closing Cost Assistance, Homebuyer Education Classes, Weatherizing;
  • Nutrition - Child and Adult Care Food Program; and
  • Transit - Road to Work Routes, SoonerRide.
205 W. Chickasha Ave, P.O. Box 747
Chickasha , OK 73023

Voice: 

405-224-5831

Fax: 

405-222-4303