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Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Child Care

The Iowa Tribe Child Care Program is to celebrate and support the diversity of families through services which are family driven.

Information on Child Care

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Iowa Tribe Child Care Program is to celebrate and support the diversity of families through services which are family driven, coordinated, integrated and culturally appropriate and comprehensive.

Tah-Je-Do-Weh Che is a tribally operated, DHS licensed child development center located 3 miles south of Perkins, West of highway 177. Funding is provided through the Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant and Early Head Start, both of which are governed by the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families.

Tribal Child Care Assistance Program

Our program assists eligible families with their financial obligation for childcare.The Childcare Assistance Program is funded by a Federal Grant through the Department of Human Services and Administration for Children & Families. Certain requirements of the Child Care Program are necessary because of the federal regulations of the funding source. None of the funds used for child care assistance are tribal monies.