Over 31,000 elders applied for Respond, Recover and Rebuild Elder Assistance. A $400 check will be mailed to elders directly, starting this week. For those elders in the reservation, a $1,200 payment will be made soon directly to utility companies. Questions: elders@cherokee.org

Office of Veteran Affairs

17725 South Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

Veteran Food Outreach Program

The Office of Veteran Affairs and the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma have a partnership to assist approximately 125 veterans and widows of veterans with supplemental food every ninety days as schedules permit. This project is in the Tahlequah area. For more information, contact The Office of Veteran Affairs at 918-772-4166.