The Kiowa Tribe, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Older Americans Act, Title VI-Part A&C, provides services to eligible participants as outlined in the proposal for funding. Services are provided to all eligible persons residing within the service area of the Program.
*Nutrition services (congregate or center based meal service and meal delivery to eligible homebound individuals).
*Information and Assistance.
*Supportive Services (homemaker and chore service and other services).
*Nutrition and health education
To be eligible for services under the Senior Nutrition Program, an individual must meet one of the following criteria:
*Be an older American Indian enrolled with a federally recognized tribe, at least 60 years of age or older; or
*The spouse of an eligible older Indian: or
*A disabled person residing in a home primarily by an eligible older Indian; or
*A person providing volunteer services during meal time only.
To be eligible for services under the Caregiver Program, one must be:
*Primary caregiver of an older Indian who is 60 years of age or older, a parent, spouse or other relative with difficulty with at least ttwo activities of daily living;
*A grandparent raising grandchild.
The service area in southwest Oklahoma for the program is as follows:
In Caddo County-South of SH9 to the Caddo/Comanche line and west from CS2300 to the Caddo/Kiowa county line;
In Comanche County-south from Caddo/Comanche county line to north shore of Lake Lawtonka and west from Four Mile Road to the Comanche/Kiowa county line;
And all of Kiowa County.
Regretalby, our service area does not extend east of CS2500 in Caddo County.