Introduction to R.O.S.S.
The Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency grant program is designed to assist residents of Public and Indian Housing make progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency by removing the educational, professional and health barriers they face.
WHAT IS SELF-SUFFICIENCY? Self-Sufficiency is defined as a household's ability to maintain financial, housing, and personal/family stability. It is also defined as a resident's ability to progress along the self-sufficiency continuum through training and the utilization of supportive services. In the case of elderly residents and residents with disabilities, self-sufficiency is further defined as the utilization of supportive services which enable them to age in place or remain living independently for as long as possible.
The Community Development Administrator will provide general case management to residents which includes intake, assessment, education, and referral service to providers in the community.
Contact us to participate in ROSS Services
LINDA GOUGE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADMISNITRATOR
405.273.1050 ext. 262
Emergency Contacts | Police Departments
Oklahoma Resource Line 211
Poison Control 1-800-764-7661
Parent Hotline 1-877-446-6865
Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453
24 Hour Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 988
Text NATIVE to 741741 for free
Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office (405) 273-1727
Shawnee, OK Police Department (405) 273-2121
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Police Department (405) 275-3200
Tecumseh Police Department (405) 598-2115
Asher, OK Police Department (405) 784-2424
McLoud, OK Police Department (405) 964-3325
Moore, OK Police Department (405) 793-5171
Norman, OK Police Department (405) 321-1600
RESOURCES AND RELATIONSHIPS
- AMERIND Risk
- Shawnee Forward
- Community Renewal
- AST Indian Child Welfare
- ONAC- Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition, Inc.
- NAIHC- National American Indian Housing Council
- SPIHA- Southern Plains Indian Housing Association
- NAHRO- The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
ELDERLY COMMUNITY GARDEN
The Absentee Shawnee Housing Authority and Absentee Shawnee Tribe Agriculture Department has partnered together in creating a senior community garden. Our goal is to be able to provide healthy foods for our senior residents and also to provide opportunities for a sense of community fellowship, maintaining the garden can be therapy and host classes.
107 North Kimberly Ave.
Shawnee, OK 74801