Child Care


 Kiowa Tribe Child Care Development Program

Kiowa Tribe Child Care Program

Information & Requirements

Thank you for choosing the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma to assist you in meeting your early care and education needs! The Kiowa Tribe Child Care Program provides certificates for child care subsidies to eligible children & families through the federally-funded Child Care and Development Fund program. All applications submitted are screened and family co-payments are calculated. Co-payments, if applicable, are the applicant’s responsibility to be paid directly to your child’s care provider and amounts will be computed on a monthly, per child basis.

A completed file must include the following required documents:

___ A completed Kiowa Tribe Child Care Program Application (all sections completed)

___ Social Security Cards (for all family members)

___ Kiowa Tribal Enrollment Verification and/or CDIB for parents and children

___ Income Verification for ALL family members (wages/salaries, TANF, SSI, VA, Child Support, College Grants, etc.)
___ Proof of Residence (rent receipt and/or utility bill)

___ Proof of enrollment in an educational program and schedule of classes (if applicable)

___ Letter from Employer verifying hours worked or copy of weekly work schedule

· An Application WILL NOT be processed until it is complete.

· There is a limited amount of funding. Certificates are on a first come, first served basis.

· When the application is complete, we will notify you with the status of your application.


Complex Staff:

Melody Redbird, Director  ext.310

Pamela Wetselline, Clerk  ext.317

Contact: (580)654-6208

Kiowa Child Care Center Staff: 1602 American Avenue, Anadarko OK

Martha Addison, Mentor Teacher

Center Director (VACANT)

Ruthie Boyiddle, Teacher

Teacher (VACANT)

Teacher (VACANT)

Sharon Norwood, Cook (shared with Head Start

Contact: (405) 247-1112

We are here to assist you in choosing high-quality child care programs that will enhance your child’s learning and improve your child’s school readiness. Please call or stop by our office for a list of licensed child care providers in your area or see the following websites:


Call us at (580) 654-2300 ext. 310 or visit for more information or with any questions.
Child Care Fax #: 580-654-7210
Email Address: for more information or to request an application.
We are always seeking to improve the quality of our services. As we prepare to submit our 2014-2015 Child Care & Development Fund Plan as we do every two years, we need your feedback and will greatly appreciate any input you have for our services and program improvement.

If you are a child care provider, a representative of a community agency, a tribal leader, or a representative of a tribal program/department, please click on the link below to take the short survey entitled “Kiowa Tribe Child Care 2013 Provider Survey:”

Kiowa Tribe Child Care 2013 Provider Survey

If you are a parent/guardian or a family member of a child under 13 years-old, please click on the link below to take the short survey entitled “Kiowa Tribe Child Care 2013 Family Survey:”

Kiowa Tribe Child Care 2013 Family Survey

Child Care Information Request Form


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