How It Works

Community Market of Pottawatomie County
Help Lines
National Child Abuse: 1-800-422-4453
National Domestic Abuse: 1-800-799-7233
National Suicide: 1-800-273-8255
Parent Hot Line: 1-877-446-6865
Poison Control: 1-800-764-7661
Health Link: 405-273-8900
Family Services
Big brothers, Big sisters of Oklahoma: 200 N. Beard Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-3553
Family Promise: 39604 W Independence St, Shawnee, OK 74804, 405-273-0161
Gateway to Prevention & Recovery: 1010 E 45th St, Shawnee, OK 74804, 405-273-1170
Pottawatomie Co. DHS: 1400 N Kennedy Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-878-4000
Pottawatomie Co. Health Department: 1904 S Gordon Cooper Dr, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-273-2157
Project Gabriel: 613 W Benedict St, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-395-9700
Project Safe: 313 N Union Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-273-9953
Salvation Army: 313 N Union Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-2243
Youth and Family Resource Center: 326 W 11th St, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-3340
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families & Food Stamps
Pottawatomie Co. DHS: 1400 N Kennedy Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-878-4000
Birth Certificate/ ID Assistance
Oklahoma Vital Records Division: 1000 NE 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, 405-271-4040
Housing Resources
Native American Housing Services: 405-964-4663
Citizen Potawatomi Nation: 1601 S Gordon Cooper Dr, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-3121
Sac and Fox Nation Housing Authority: 201 N Harrison, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-8200
Kickapoo Housing Authority: 101 Blackberry Dr, McLoud, OK 74851, 405-964-6262
Absentee Shawnee Housing Authority: 107 N Kimberly Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-273-1050
Family Promise: 39604 W Independence St, Shawnee, OK 74804, 405-273-0161
Salvation Army: 313 N Union Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-2243

Salvation Army: 405-275-2243
Shawnee Rescue Misson: 045-878-8700
Jesus House: 405-232-7164

Domesctic V
iolence Shelter
Project Safe: 405-273-9953
CPN DV Program: 405-878-4831
Family Resource Center: 405-382-5979
YWCA: 405-917-9922
Oklahoma Safeline: 1-800-522-7233

Literacy Classes/ ESL Classes

Shawnee Public Library: 101 N Philadelphia Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801, 405-275-6353
Health/Disability Service
Gordon Cooper Technology Center: John C Bruton Dr, Shawnee, OK 74804, 405-273-7493

New Beginnings: 405-702-3405
OK Families First: 405-878-7400
Red Rock: 405-275-7100
Hope Communtiy: 405-632-1900

Coats for Kids: 405-598-1443
Salvation Army: 405-275-2243
Wesley UMC: 405-275-1556
Project Gabriel: 405-395-9700

Child Care
Crossroads: 405-214-4323
Learning Tree: 405-214-4446
Little Peoples: 405-275-7710
Early Childhood Center: 405-273-3388
Amie McDaniel Daycare: 405-275-4000

Baby Supplies
CPN WIC: 405-273-3216
Health Department: 405-273-2157
Project Gabriel: 405-395-9700
Infant Crisis Center: 405-528-3663

Support Services for Families: 405-236-4451
VFW Shawnee: 405-273-7098

Job Search
Goodwill Job Connection: 405-273-2225
Workforce Oklahoma: 405-275-7800
Express Personnel: 405-275-7575

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation
Gateway Prevention and Recovery: 405-273-1170

Utility Assistance

Absentee Shawnee Tribe- Social Services: 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr., Shawnee, OK 74801- 405-878-4723 (Will only assist if you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Member)

COCAA (Community Action Agency): 429 N. Union, Shawnee OK 74801-405-878-9500/405-275-6060 (Ask for the Emergency Services/Social Services Coordinator)

Citizen Potawatomi Nation- Social Services: 1601 S. Gordon Cooper DR., Shawnee OK 74801- 405-878-4833 (Must check to see if your tribe is one which they will assist)

Oklahoma DHS: 1400 N. Kennedy, Shawnee, OK. 74801-405-878-4000 (If you have a caseworker, you can call and speak with him/her to find out if DHS has any LIHEAP/ECAP funds available- if you haven’t already received assistance with this for the current year.)

First Assembly of God: 104 s. St., Tecumseh, OK 74873-405-598-5000 (Ask for Pastor Chad)

First Baptist Church: 227 N. Union, Shawnee. OK 74801-405-275-6111 (They will help only with the last $25 of a bill that is due.)

Immanuel Baptist Church: 1451 E. 45th St., Shawnee, OK 74804-405-273-2105 (Speak with Kathy)

Salvation Army: 200 E. 9th St., Shawnee, OK. 74801-405-275-2243 (Speak with Social Services Director)

St. Benedict’s Catholic Church: 632 N. Kickapoo St., Shawnee, OK. 74801 -- 405-273-5371 (Social Services office is in the rear of the church—it has a glass door enclosure)

University Baptist Church: 2515 N. Kickapoo, Shawnee, OK. 74804 – 405-275-1990 (Speak with Marguerite)

Legacy Parenting Center- 405-275-5433 Open Monday through Thursday 1-6pm

Heritage Baptist- 2100 N. Bryan -- 405-273-0603

Before you go into these agencies/churches, you will need to have the bill or the account number on the bill, your driver’s license/identification card, and social security cards for all household members, and proof of residency (address listed on the bill – to show you are a resident of the county.) Additional information may be needed, so you may want to call before you go in to find out what else you may need to bring with you.