Creek County assistance programs.
Find how and where to apply for financial help or support services. Get help with rent or grants for paying utility or water bills, security deposit or mortgage assistance, and other aid in Creek County. There is also free food from pantries as well as medical or dental care from clinics, low cost loans, free clothes, and government programs like SNAP, Medicaid, and cash assistance for paying bills. Find the non-profits, churches, and charities to apply at.
Community Action financial and emergency assistance
United Community Action Program is the local Creek County and Sapulpa Oklahoma community action agency. The non-profit can be reached at (918) 762-3418. The agency runs numerous assistance programs for the low income, working poor, unemployed, and disabled.
Emergency assistance - Limited funding may be available to help people pay for such expenses as utility bills, rent, medications, and provide them with free food. There may be some occasional eviction prevent support or assistance for security deposits as well from UCAP.
Weatherization Assistance Program - It is a federal government program that enables low to moderate income families to reduce their average annual home energy bills by improving home energy efficiency. Weatherization programs help to reduce heating and cooling bills that are paid by low-income consumers.
Prescription drug assistance - Learn about Rx Oklahoma, and how you may be able to qualify for reduced costs or free medications.
To learn more about these or other assistance programs, call United Community Action Program at (918) 762-3418. Find details on help from United Community Action Program.
The Salvation Army of Sapulpa Oklahoma is another charity organization that may be able to provide assistance. While funding is limited, from time to time they may have money to help people pay rent, utility bills, provide medication vouchers, and even free food. Other resources can include seasonal (such as Christmas and school supplies), shelter, free back to school supplies or uniforms, and homeless prevention services. Read Salvation Army Creek County assistance programs.
Rent, utility and mortgage assistance is part of the local human office centers. Bristow Social Services (phone (918) 367-5400) provides financial assistance to qualified individuals and families with mortgage or rent payments. The applicant will need to normally be out of options and facing eviction and homelessness.
In addition to the resources mentioned above, Bristow Social Services may have funds for utility bills if someone has a disconnection notice. Other assistance programs include school supplies and prescription medications. Or call the government organization for information on their food pantry for Cherokee County families and the poor. Telephone number is (918) 367-5400.
OKDHS of Creek County (phone (918) 746-3300) is a government organization that provides seasonal utility bill assistance to low-income families who need to restore their utility service from a heating or power company supplier. The program provides funding through the ECAP (Energy Crisis Assistance Payments). Applicants to the program must have a cutoff notice in order to receive financial assistance.
Caring Community Friends of Sapulpa provides help to residents of Sapulpa, Kiefer, Mounds, Kellyville. Resources include a Shopper’s Choice Pantry, weekly food distribution, and financial assistance. Contact (918) 224-6464 For more information or to apply on-line, visit www.CCFOK.org
Caring Community Friends is located in Sapulpa. Resources available include funds for paying utilities, baby supplies, formula, clothing and more. Seasonal assistance can include free school supplies, a Kidz closet, backpacks, and Christmas assistance. Dial (918) 224-6464.
Free medical care from clinics
Sapulpa Indian Health Center offers some medical care on a sliding fee scale. So the low income and uninsured may only need to pay what they can afford to for their bills. Dental care, check ups, lab work, and pharmacy items are available. The clinic is at 1125 East Cleveland.
Creek County Health Department has a couple centers in the region. The non-profit can provide physical examinations, well child checkups, vision and hearing screening, referrals and more. Other health care includes immunizations, treatment of minor illness, counseling with parents on infant care, child behavior and nutrition advice. The locations are:
- 1808 South Hickory, Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74066, telephone number (918) 224-5531
- 408 W 4th St, Bristow, OK 74010, dial (918) 352-9581
There are additional free and low cost medical care resources. Families living in poverty can turn to a clinics that offer free dental care near you. There are also volunteer doctors for check ups, diabetes supplies, flue shots, and other aid. Call the Creek County health department at 224-5531 for referrals.
Non-profit free food banks
First Baptist Church Of Kellyville runs a food pantry. It can be used at most every 2 months.
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Food Pantry - Call (918) 224-5144 for hours and information. May have groceries, hot meals, and frozen food items. Students may receive snacks.
Credit, debt, foreclosure, and bankruptcy counseling
Call Community Resource Center for all types of financial counseling and advice. The programs offered include debt management ad repayment plans, consolidation, or free Pre-filing counseling for bankruptcy. Staff from the non-profit also offer foreclosure prevention advice, and Family financial and budget counseling. Find information on types of debt consolidation, or dial (918) 224-8412 to speak to a credit counselor.