The Cherokee Nation’s School Clothing Assistance program is taking applications through June 15.
The voucher program helps Cherokee families purchase clothing for school-age children for the upcoming school year.
In the past, eligible school-age children have received $100 Visa gift cards.
Eligibility requirements and documentation include:
*Students must be CN citizens with copies of tribal citizenship cards
*Students must live within the tribe’s jurisdiction verified by a utility bill, not exceeding 30 days from application date, that shows physical or service address
*Students must be in grades kindergarten to 12 for the 2020-21 school year
*Kindergarten students must be 5 years old before Sept. 9
*Provide proof of school enrollment for each child
*Application must be completed by parent or legal guardian, providing proof of ID
*Legal guardians must provide proof of guardianship
*Provide copies of income verification for all household members and
*Household must meet income guidelines.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, applications are available online at www.cherokee.org/human-servces/family-assistance/school-clothing-assistance-program. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail applications to Cherokee Nation Family Assistance, Attn: School Clothing Program, PO Box 948, Tahlequah OK 74465.
KXMX News Staff
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