PUBLIC NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS
The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is currently accepting bids to provide caregiver services to elderly individuals (age 60 and over or grandparents/relatives 55 and older raising grandchildren) in the counties of Beckham, Custer, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Roger Mills and Washita for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017. The following services will be considered for funding: caregiver information about services, caregiver access assistance and counseling, caregiver respite services, and respite for a grandparent or older individual who is a relative caregiver. Specifications for these services may be obtained at the South Western Oklahoma Development Authority, Building 420 Sooner Dr., P.O. Box 569, Burns Flat, OK 73624 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30 am to 11:30 am Friday, beginning on Monday, March 28, 2016. Prospective applicants must attend a proposers’ conference to be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in order to be considered for funding. Bids must be received at that address no later than 12:00 noon, Friday, May 13, 2016. For additional information and application packets, please contact Anita Martinez, Area Agency on Aging Director, SWODA at the above address or by calling (580) 562-4882.
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