Kanza Human Development Division

Tutors

Our tutors visit schools and offer support in any subject area.

Employment & Training

Students are rewarded for keeping up thier GPA and shcool attendance.

Mission & Vision

Explore the KHDD team and gain a deeper understanding of our vision.

Summer Camps

Kids 1st-12th grade enjoy stem activities, games, water balloons, field trips, and more.

College Readiness

Summer internship program, concurrent assistance, career & job information, etc.

Education Resources

Ensuring access to essential education resources and supplies. 

About KHDD

KHDD essential purpose is to serve the people of the Kaw Nation and Native Americans in Kay County. Our education program (JOM) as one of the several people-centered services out department offers.

Office Hours

M-F: 8am – 4:00pm

address

400 E Central Suite 206, Ponca City

Email

dirkhdd@kawnation.gov

Phone

(580)-749-5420

Summer Internship

Embark on your professional journey into adulthood by participating in our Summer Internship Program, where you’ll gain invaluable insights and create lasting memories.

How To Apply

WHO ARE OUR PROGRAMS FOR?

  • Pre-K through 12th grade
  • Students Enrolled in public schools within the Kaw Nation Service Area
  • Enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe.

WHAT AREAS DO WE COVER?

  • BLACKWELL
  • KILDARE
  • NEWKIRK
  • PECKHAM
  • PONCA CITY

ARE PROGRAMS ONLY FOR KAW NATION TRIBAL CITIZENS?

KHDD programs are available to any enrolled member of a fedrally recognized tribe within our service area.

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK?

  1. Fill out an applicaiton form. Applications can be sent by email, found at our offices on Ponca City, or can be completed online via the button below
  2. Submit your application for approval.
  3. After receiving your application, our office will contact you as soon as it is reviewed.
  4. Enjoy the benefits and programs availabl eat KHDD!

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khdd hours

M-F: 8am – 4pm

Address

400 E Central Suite 206, Ponca City

Email

khddrecept2@kawnation.gov

Phone

(580)-749-5420