Tuesday, April 14, 2020

CN Taking School Clothing Aid Applications

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 human-services@cherokee.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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