Title VI

The 1978 Amendments to the Older Americans Act created Title VI.  The purpose of this title is to promote the delivery of supportive and nutritional services for Indian elders.

Mission

Our goal is to provide nutritious meals to elderly Native Americans and their spouses who are 55 years of age and older. It is also our goal to help fight hunger and food insecurities and provide socialization within our elderly Native American population.

Services

Title VI Program Grant from DHS Administration on Aging

  • Providing free lunches 5 days a week 11:30am – 1:00pm to all Tribal Native American people 55 years of age or older, spouses are included.
  • Volunteers eat free if they drive an elder to the center, deliver a meal to an elder, or volunteer time in the kitchen through serving time
  • Nutritional education and referrals
  • Arts and crafts once a month!
  • Provides information, referrals, and transportation (Pelivan Transit)
  • Hosts and transports to special events throughout the year (Health fairs, social events, bingo, holiday parties, etc.)

Family Caregiver

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Caregiver Services

  • Individual counseling
  • Support groups
  • Training to assist the caregivers in making decisions and solving problems relating to their caregiving roles
  • Respite Care: to enable caregivers to be temporarily relieved from their caregiving responsibilities.
Donna Harp

Donna Harp

Title VI Director

If you have any questions, please contact the Ottawa Title VI Office

918-541-1900