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Tribal Energy Program

TRIBAL ENERGY
TRIBALLY FUNDED

Effective May 2, 2016:
LIHEAP will no longer be used in conjunction with Tribal Energy. Energy staff will work with the applicants to determine best program for their need.

Tribal Energy Program provides assistance to all eligible Muscogee (Creek) citizens with $400 towards their cooling and heating bills. Program is seasonal.

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Citizens must complete an application each season.

BASIC REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
55 years of age or older:

  • Copy of citizenship card or printout from the MCN Citizenship Office for all household members. Driver license/ID or birth certification will be accepted for non-Indians.
  • Copy of social security card for all household members.
  • Utility bill
    • Cooling Season – Electric bill
    • Heating Season – Gas bill, propane bill, wood vendor information, electric bill (if total electric-must show usage to determine total electric)
      • Additional information may be required, depending on the situation.
      • Utility bill must be in applicants name or a spouses name.

Under 55 years of age and disabled:

  • Copy of citizenship card or printout from the MCN Citizenship Office for all household members. Driver license/ID or birth certification will be accepted for non-Indians.
  • Copy of social security card for all household members.
  • Utility bill.
  • Disability verification.
      • Additional information may be required, depending on the situation.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The Tribal Energy program is not an emergency assistance program. Due to the high volume of applications received, it may take up to 90 days or longer for the application and payment to be processed. All applicants are encouraged to keep paying their utility bills. The Social Service office will not send pledges to utility vendors. Once an application is approved, the applicant will receive an approval letter, and the utility vendor will receive a payment by mail.

Cooling Season is May thru September. Pays electric bill.

Heating Season is November thru March. Pays gas bill, propane bill, wood vendor information, electric bill (if total electric-must show usage to determine total electric).

Okmulgee Location
MCN Social Services
2971 N.Wood Dr.
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447

Phone: (918) 549-2445
Toll Free: (800) 482-1979
Fax: (918) 549-2494

socialservices@mcn-nsn.gov

Jenks Location
MCN Social Services
1000 Riverwalk Terrace STE 240
Jenks, OK 74037

Phone: (918) 549-2484
Fax: (918) 298-4197

Wetumka Location
MCN Social Services
333 S. Washita
Wetumka, OK 74883

Phone: (405) 452-1100

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