Title VI

TITLE VI ELDERLY NUTRITION PROGRAM
During this COVID-19 PANDEMIC: TITLE VI IS ONLY OPEN ON MONDAYS
Mission Statement
To provide a nutritional meal five days a week to our tribal members and other tribe affiliated members 55 or older who live in the jurisdiction. We also provide supportive services to members.
Requirements for the Title VI Program
  • CDIB card from a federally recognized tribe
  • 55 years or older
  • Spouses of eligible elders
  • Complete an intake form
  • Individuals with disabilities who reside at home with older individuals eligible for services
Home-Delivered Meals Program Participants
Elders should only be on the home delivered meal program if they are unable to leave their homes without great difficulty. Their inability to leave home may be because illness, disability, or general fragility. They may be home bound because they cannot ride comfortably in an available vehicle for the time it takes to get to the congregate site because of their fragility.
Congregate Meal Sites
TITLE VI ELDERS WILL DRIVE THRU UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex
Building #9, Shawnee Ok
Congregate Meals are served on Mondays Only
10 am to 2 pm

GRASS MOWING
For many years the Title VI Department has provided gas to mow your lawns. We are updating the guidelines. The Title VI Grant provides gas as supportive services and for us to provide supportive service you must be a participant in the Title VI Program.
Guidelines
  • Absentee Shawnee Member
  • Must be 55 years and older
  • Must be an Title VI Member, have a current intake form on file (FY-2021)
  • Must provide Proof of Residency (utility bill – in the applicants name)
  • Handicap/Disabled
  • NO RENTAL PROPERTY WILL BE MOWED
If you are a Title VI Member and within the guidelines, you can turn in your applications to the Title VI Department. As stated on the application: Maintenance will only mow and weed eat applicants lawn. Maintenance will mow every two (2) weeks weather permitting. Also, the maintenance workers will not trim trees, shrubs, and will NOT move any items that are in the way of cutting your lawn.
If you have any questions call 405.275.4030 ext. 6227 or email dowings@astribe.com.
Title VI Department

2025 S Gordon Cooper Dr
Shawnee OK 74801
P: 405.275.4030

Title VI Staff

Thomasine “Dos” Owings
Title VI Director
P: 405.275.4030 ext. 6227
dowings@astribe.com

Lula Bettelyoun
Cook

Donna Butler
Assistant Cook/Driver

Robert Schoolfield
Driver/Maintenance

Ted Watson Jr,
Driver/Kitchen Assistant

Guy Kowena
Driver/Kitchen Assistant