VICTIMS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Kiowa Tribe VAP aims to respond to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims in order to stabilize their lives after victimization, as well as, aid in the healing process, provide victims with a measure of safety and security, and empower them for future success.
Who is eligible for services?
VAP is open to ALL primary and secondary victims of a crime that was committed within the last 6 months who reside in Kiowa, Comanche, Caddo, and Grady County.
· * You do not have to be tribally enrolled or affiliated to receive services.
* ANY resident of our 4-county service area may receive assistance.
*All Kiowa Tribal members are eligible for services regardless of county residence.
*Under certain circumstances (those involving children) the 6-month time regulation may be adjusted.
VAP provides the following services:
Transitional Housing (clients who are transitioning from a shelter)
Transportation related to incident (court, legal meetings, doctor, therapy, shelter, etc.)
Counseling & Support Group
Referrals to other programs and services
Assistance with filing for Oklahoma Crime Victims Compensation
What documents do I need?
When applying for services, please provide the following:
Copy of the police report/statement
Most recent bill if you are applying for utility assistance
Potential rent/lease agreement and documentation of deposit costs if you are applying for transitional housing
If you are a guardian applying for services on behalf of a minor, guardianship affidavit
If you have any questions please call VAP Coordinator, Tamara Kaulaity at (405) 247-2323 or (405) 590-9752.
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