Grants for Single Mothers in Oklahoma

Last Updated on January 30, 2024 by Lori Pace

The State of Oklahoma administers many grants intended to help single-parent and low-income families and individuals in the state. In this article, we’ll go through which grants single moms can apply for if they’re having a money problem.

However, if you’re looking for another state’s grants for single moms, follow the link provided.

Single-Parent Grants – State of Oklahoma

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I’ve been there, and I know the challenges single moms face. That’s why I want to tell you about the Oklahoma TANF program, which can be a lifeline for those with minor children who meet income and job criteria. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families isn’t just about cash; it’s about ensuring you can afford essentials like food, housing, utilities, and childcare.

Don’t hesitate to reach out at 405-521-4391 to find out if you qualify for these benefits. This program has been a crucial support for many single moms in our state.


I’ve personally experienced the struggle of putting food on the table as a single mom. That’s why I want to tell you about the SNAP program offered by the Department of Human Services. This program is dedicated to eliminating hunger in our Oklahoma communities. It’s not just about food supplies; it’s about providing healthy meals for your family.

To get started, you can apply for SNAP benefits, which also include electronic services to make purchasing groceries easier. Reach out to the DHS Hotline at 1-866-411-1877 to submit your SNAP application. It’s been a lifeline for me and countless other single mothers.

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I know how tough it can be to make ends meet as a single mom. That’s why I want to tell you about SoonerCare, Oklahoma’s Medicaid program. It’s a lifeline for those who struggle to afford medical or dental insurance. SoonerCare can help you pay your medical bills when you’re facing health-related challenges.

To see if you qualify and get the support you need, reach out to the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority at the Helpline at 1-800-987-7767. It’s been a significant help for many single mothers in our state.

Child Care Assistance Program

As a single mom, I understand the struggle of balancing work and childcare. That’s why I want to tell you about the Child Care Assistance Program, which provides essential support to low-income families. This program doesn’t just offer a one-size-fits-all solution; the amount of financial assistance varies based on your income and family size.

To explore the possibility of receiving CCAP benefits and making your life easier, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Child Care Subsidy Program Division at 405-521-3931. It’s made a real difference in the lives of many single moms like me.

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Pre-Kindergarten Program

The Department of Education’s Pre-K Program is available to single moms. Your children (up to the age of 4) will benefit from the program by having access to high-quality childcare programs with small classes that follow the national schooling curriculum. Call the SDE Office at 405-522-3241 to apply.

Unemployment Insurance

Having experienced job uncertainty myself, I want to shed light on the Unemployment Insurance program. If you’re still unemployed due to circumstances beyond your control, such as company constraints, you may be eligible for unemployment insurance. It’s not about assigning blame; it’s about providing financial relief when you need it.

If you have questions about your rights or are ready to file a claim, reach out to the compassionate team at the Unemployment Service Center at 1-800-555-1554. They’re here to assist and guide you during this challenging time.

Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program

OTAG is a financial aid support program that helps post-secondary students at Oklahoma colleges and universities. Therefore, full-time and part-time students may be eligible for honors, depending on their circumstances and family contribution. Single moms should contact them at 800-858-1840 to see if their children are eligible for the award.

Oklahoma Promise

As someone who’s navigated the challenges of being a single mom in Oklahoma, I understand the importance of securing a brighter future for your child. That’s why I want to highlight the Oklahoma Promise program, administered by the Department of Higher Education. It’s a lifeline for our kids’ education. If your child is in eighth, ninth, or tenth grade and your annual income is under $50,000, they may be eligible for this valuable tuition support.

To explore this opportunity for your child’s education, call the OHED at 800-858-1840. It’s a chance to make a lasting impact on their future.


To wrap things up, these assistance services are more than just words on a page. They’re lifelines for single moms in Oklahoma, and I can vouch for their impact. To ensure you’re accessing the most reliable and up-to-date information, I strongly recommend visiting the official websites of the relevant government agencies or organizations. Their websites offer comprehensive guidance, details on eligibility, and application procedures. When you need help, don’t hesitate to reach out. These programs are here to make a tangible difference in your life and the lives of your children.

Lori Pace
Lori Pace

Lori Pace is a single mother of three daughters ages 7 and under. As a working mom from home, she balances kids, work and two crazy dogs with humor and love. Follow Lori as she honestly gives tips and advice based on her own experiences as a single mom!