Funding Agencies
Indian Capital Technology Center (ICTC) cooperates with many different funding agencies that offer educational assistance to our students.  For questions regarding these agencies or others not listed, please contact the Financial Aid office.

Tribal Agencies:
There are many tribal organizations that provide educational assistance and supportive services to their members.  The following are a few of the more common agencies in this area:

Cherokee Nation - Career Services
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK  74465
Ph:  918-453-5555
Stilwell             Ph. 918-696-3124
Sallisaw            Ph. 918-776-0416
http://www.cherokee.org/services/Career.aspx

United Keetoowah Band - Education 
P.O. Box 746
Tahlequah, OK  74465
Ph:  918-772-4300
http://www.keetoowahcherokee.org/services/education

Choctaw Nation - Career Development Program
P.O. Box 1210
Durant, OK  74702
Ph:  1-866-933-2260
www.choctawcareers.com

Creek Nation - Education & Training Office
Box 580
Okmulgee, OK  74447
1-800-482-1979
Ph:  918-732-7773
http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/Pages/Education/educationandtraining.html

Veterans Administration Regional Office
Corner of Main Street & Okmulgee Avenue
P.O. Box 8888
Muskogee, OK  74401
GI BILL Education Call Center - 1-888-442-4551
http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

This program provides job training and employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged, unemployed, and under-employed people.  The program also provides retraining for certain people unemployed as a result of plant closing or layoff (Dislocated Worker).  Job training programs include occupational training, on the job with private employers, youth employment training (under 21 years of age) programs, literacy training, and others.
            
            Adair County            918-696-6608     
            Cherokee County      918-456-8846     
            Muskogee County     918-682-3364
            Sequoyah County     918-775-5541


Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is a benefit for those workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of foreign competition.  TAA includes a variety of benefits and services to assist eligible workers prepare for and obtain suitable re-employment.  
For more information, visit the Oklahoma office web site:http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/Services/Workforce_Services/Assistance_Programs/Trade_Adjustment_Assistance.html
Fore more information, visit the Arkansas office web site: http://dws.arkansas.gov/Programs/TAA/index.htm


Oklahoma Rural Opportunity Grant (ORO)
This program provides assistance to migrant or seasonal farm workers/ranch hands that meet specific criteria provided by the ORO representative.  Assistance includes skills training, tuition assistance, books and supplies assistance, job search and placement, and other supportive services.
For more information, visit their web site at http://www.orodevcorp.org/ or contact the local Muskogee office by phone at 918-682-3364.


Focus
This program is designed to help persons who are eligible for TANF through the DHS.  Students will be staffed and referred through the Focus Coordinator for ICTC.  
            Muskogee Campus - Beth Schesny 918-348-7932
            Stilwell Campus - Michelle Arras 918-797-8517


Vocational Rehabilitation Services
The Vocational Rehabilitation program is for individuals who have a physical or mental disability that is an obstacle to employment.  Assistance may include tuition, books, and supplies cost. Contact the Vocational Rehabilitation Department:
             Muskogee - 918-781-4150
             Tahlequah - 918-456-6193