Garfield County assistance programs.
Area Agency on Aging - This non-profit can help senior citizens in Garfield County Oklahoma. Services offered include Income Tax Preparation and Assistance; Free Legal Services and Representation; Prescription Medication Assistance; Rent Assistance; Transportation; Cooling and Utilities Assistance. (800) 749-1149
Community Development Support Association, Inc. - This is the community action agency of Enid and Garfield. When funding is available, they may be able to help with utilities, also with rent assistance. Transitional assistance and other programs are also available for the homeless in the community.
Other programs offered include RX Oklahoma, which can provide free or low cost prescription medications.
Housing counseling, as well as foreclosure and eviction prevention, is also offered. CDSA is a federal government HUD certified housing counseling agency. Housing counselors at the location can provide one-on-one counseling to renters, potential homeowners, people facing foreclosure, homeless persons, and homeowners. In addition, foreclosure and housing counselors offer home buyer education classes for persons interested in purchasing their first home.
Weatherization assistance and programs can help people save on and reduce their home energy bills, including heating and cooling.
Call the Community Development Support Association, Inc., which is based in Enid, at (580) 242-6131 for information on the programs above and other aid they offer.
Salvation Army of Enid. Call (580) 237-1910. They may be able to offer numerous services and assistance programs, including food, clothing, and more. Other programs include the utility and cooling bill assistance share the warmth, Lend -A-Hand, & Home Energy Fund. Read more on the Oklahoma LIHEAP program as well.
Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Pawnee. Offers Child Care; Financial Assistance For Bills and Rent and Other; Food, Utilities. Call (800) 270-0786
North Garland Church of Christ - Church provides the low income, working poor, and unemployed a food pantry for the needy. They give canned goods, free food and nonperishable food items. (580) 237-4658
Council on Human Needs - This is a partnership of six churches in Newkirk. Together they run a food pantry and offer some financial assistance with utility bills, rent or any other need that is a crisis. (580) 362-2960
St Gregory the Great Catholic Church - The church runs a food bank for the needy and low income families in the community. (580) 233-4589
Community Health Clinic-Ponca City. The community clinic offers health and medical care for the working people who have no insurance, doctor or health insurance or entitlement coverage. (580) 762-0296