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Mission Statement: The mission of the Cherokee Nation Co-Partner Program is to provide opportunities for achievement through student and parent involvement in academic and cultural education. 

Johnson O’Malley Program is designed to provide supplemental and or operational support to public schools who serve Indian students from age three through twelfth grades. Who are ¼ or more degree Indian blood and recognized by the Secretary as being eligible for Bureau services.  The desired outcomes of the Cherokee Nation Co-Partner (JOM) Program are to increase Indian student achievement levels and encourage the use of cultural enrichment initiatives within the JOM programs in the public schools. 

In cooperation with public schools and Indian Parent Committees, JOM students may receive the following benefits:

STUDENT SERVICES:                                         CULTURAL SERVICES:

School Supplies                                                                     Staff/After School Programs

Cap and Gown                                                                         Presentations

Special Projects                                                                             Tools

College Test Fees                                                                      Student Travel

Organization Dues                                                                  Instructional Material

Educational Incentives/Awards                                               Student Memberships

                                                                                                            

TRAINING:

Four (4) Regional Training JOM 101

Administrator Training

Application Training

On Site Application Training (as needed)

Oklahoma Johnson O’Malley Conference

Oologah JOM and VII serve 342 students currently 

In combination with last year’s numbers and this year’s start we have serviced the following students:       

School Supplies:                               359 students              

Special Projects:                                2 students                                                                    

College Test Fees:                             30 students                                                                      

Organization Dues:                             6 students                                                                         

Educational Incentives/Awards:           205/231 students  

Cap and Gown:                                  35 students  

After School Programs:                       40 students  

Student Awards                                  2 students   

We will have Storytelling and Native American Dancing in the spring along with Cultural Enrichment in the Schools (CCES).  

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS:

Cherokee Art Competition (CAC)

Cherokee Fine Arts Competition (CFAC) Grades 3-12

Cherokee Creative Writing (CCW) Grades 3-12

Cherokee Language Bowl (CLB) Grades 3-12

Cherokee Challenge Bowl (CCB)

Co-Partners Awards Banquet

 

CHEROKEE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS:

Students as Storytellers (SAS) Grades K-2

New Moon Festival (NMF) Grades 3-5

Cherokee Cultural Enrichment in Schools (CCES) Grades 3-5

Cherokee Summer Institute (CSI) Grades 9-12

 

CHEROKEE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:

Cherokee language enrichment (CLE) Grades 7-12

Youth Leadership Conference (YLI) Grades 8-12

Cherokee Law Institute (CLI) Grades 9-12

  

2010-11 MEETINGS: all meetings in High School Library 6:30 pm

AUGUST 15TH 2011 BUDGET REVISION MEETING -VERY IMPORTANT *

OCTOBER 10TH 2011-NOMINATION OF OFFICERS*

 

      * notes VII meeting

 

2011-12 IEC Officers:

Shawndra Bortner-President

Debbie Williams-Vice President

Hope Littlefield-Secretary

Jennifer Yoesting-Member

Hannah Secondi -Member

 

2211-12 Title VII Officers:

Shawndra Bortner-President

Hope Littlefield-Vice Chairperson

Debbie Williams-Secretary

Jennifer Yoesting-Member

Hannah Secondi- Member

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

 

Resource & Information for Rogers, Tulsa & surrounding counties call                              211      

SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

              

Cross Creek Apartments                      6600 E 390 Rd                443-2730

                                                            Oologah OK 74053

 

                                                  HOMELESS & EMERGENCY SHELTERS

Safenet Services                                   Claremore    341-1424 or 341-9400

Domestic Violence Intervention Services-Tulsa                           585-3163

Home Rescue Mission               640 W Graham Pryor OK   918-825-1650

Rogers County Youth Services   2680 N. Highway 88 Claremore, OK 74017 918-341-7580                                 

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES

 

Community Action (CARD)                524 W Will Rogers          341-500 Claremore OK 74017      

American Red Cross                            400 W Will Rogers          343-1803

Rogers County DHS                            PO Box 3030                   283-8300

 

Child welfare 

Adult Protective Services                      Claremore OK 74018

Oklahoma Safe Line (Domestic Violence)                         1-800-522-7233

Reachout Hotline (Drug and Alcohol Abuse)                    1-800-522-9054

Child Abuse State Hotline                                                  1-800-522-3511

Adult Abuse State Hotline                                                 1-800-522-3511

Crisis Line (Domestic Violence and Parenting Classes)               341-9400

Oklahoma Juvenile Services                                                        341-6776

Cherokee Social Services           Catoosa                            266-5626

Helpline                                                                                       836-4357

Suicide Hotline                                                                  1-800-273-8255

Rogers County Youth Services           Claremore                  918-341-7580

 

LEGAL SERVICES

 

Legal Aid (State Wide)              Tulsa Area 428-4357       1-888-534-5243

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services                                       1-800-658-1497

Child Support Enforcement                                               1-800-522-2922

 

 

DISABILITY SERVICES

 

Social Security Administration            4750 S Garnett      1-866-931-7106 or

                                                            Tulsa OK 74146    1-800-772-1213

Department of Rehabilitation Services (Voc- Rehab)

                                                            223 W Blue Starr Dr        283-8150

                                                            Claremore OK 74017 fax 283-8180 

OASIS – Info & Ref for Child & Adult with Special Needs 1-800-426-2747 or http://oasis.ouhsc.edu.      

Oklahoma Library for the Blind                                        1-800-523-0288 

FAX# 1-405-521-4582   TTY/TDD   1-405-521-4672

Tulsa Speech and Hearing Assoc         8740 E 11th St        832-8742 v/tty

Website:  www.tsha.cc               Tulsa OK 74148    834-4329 fax

 

Akdar Shrine Center/Hospitals  2808 S Sheridan Tulsa 74129    836-2528 

 Rogers County SoonerSuccess                                                    694-5568 

 Rogers County Adult Day Care  2680 N. Highway 88 Claremore, OK 74017                      918-341-7580

Lupus Foundation of America   

Oklahoma Chapter, Inc.

4100 N. Lincoln, Room 208      Oklahoma City, OK 73105

405-427-8787 or fax 405-427-8778  oklupus@flash.net

          Claremore: Dina Dilbeck 918-266-0595  DinaDilbeck@yahoo.com

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

Consumer Credit Counseling                                                       343-3313

Child Support Enforcement                                               1-800-522-2922

Unemployment Benefits (file by phone or online)             1-800-555-1554          https://unemployment.state.ok.us/                                                                                        

 

 

FOOD BANKS

 

Church of Christ                                  319 E Blue Starr Dr         341-0531

Wed 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm                      Claremore OK 74017      341-7254     

 

Seventh Day Adventist                        600 N Lake Rd                341-7873

2nd & 4th Sun of each month                Claremore OK 74017

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm                              

 

Church at Claremore                            1055-A W Blue Starr Dr 341-1765

Back of Building                                 Claremore OK 74017

Mon – Sat 11:30 am – 12:00 pm         

 

Good Samaritan Ministry                     Claremore OK 74017      343-4357

901 S Faith Lane

(Behind the church)

 

Lifechanger Church                                           2221 Cornerstone Ave     341-8344

2nd & 4th Monday 7:00 pm until gone  Claremore OK 74017

Native American Scholarship Opportunities

 

Helpful Links:

Cherokee Nation

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Indian Health Services Scholarships

Association of American Indian Physicians

Indian Health Services

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation

Seminole Nation

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc