About Family Services

Chickasaw Nation Citizens Benefits

The Chickasaw Nation offers a variety of programs and services to help families when they need it the most. There’s the Chepota Himmita program, which provides child development education and screening; the Foster Care and Adoption program, which provides temporary or permanent care for Native American children placed into tribal or state custody; the Chickasaw Children’s Village, a residential and educational care facility; and many more options for the family as a whole. For more information, visit Chickasaw.net.


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About Youth Services

Chickasaw Nation Citizen Benefits
The Chickasaw Nation offers a wide variety of benefits for its youngest citizens to set them up on the road to success.

Adolescent Treatment Center

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The Adolescent Transitional Living Center offers struggling teens a safe place to overcome challenges that may have created crises in their families.

Strong Family Development Office

C.J. Aducci, Strong Family Development Director
At the Strong Family Development Office patients go through an assessment to determine how a therapist can best serve them.

Foster Care & Adoption Program

Chickasaw Nation Citizen Benefits
The Foster Care and Adoption Program was developed to provide temporary or permanent care for Native American children.

Native Explorers

Dr. Kent Smith, Co-founder of the Native Explorers Program
The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers Program is a unique and educational learning experience.

Chickasaw Youth Club

Chickasaw Nation Citizen Benefits
Both locations of the Chickasaw Youth Club provide after-school and summer programs that help kids build crucial skills and character.