South Western Oklahoma Development Authority
PUBLIC NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS
The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is currently accepting bids to provide Older Americans Act services to elderly individuals age 60 and over in the counties of Beckham, Custer, Kiowa, Roger Mills and Washita for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2024. The following services will be considered for funding: congregate and home delivered meals, nutrition counseling and education, assisted transportation, and evidence-based health promotion. 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 20, 2023. Prospective applicants must attend a proposers’ conference to be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, April 6, 2023, to be considered for funding. Bids must be received at SWODA address no later than 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 27, 2023. For additional information and application packets, please contact Anita Martinez, Aging Agency on Aging Director, SWODA at the above address or by calling (580) 562-5006.
The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA), headquartered in Burns Flat, was created in 1971 in a joint effort by municipalities, counties and districts in Beckham, Custer, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Roger Mills and Washita counties. From these governmental units and from other population segments in the region, 30 representatives are elected to serve on SWODA's governing board. The board of trustees determines policy for SWODA. Leaders in these communities recognized that some problems shared by many of these governments could be better solved if they worked together.
Strengthen local governments by providing services and technical assistance.
Promote orderly growth and development through job creation and the preservation of the environmental integrity.
Improve the quality of life by maximizing economic and social opportunities for the region and its population.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 569, Burns Flat, OK 73624
Physical Address: 420 Sooner Drive, Burns Flat, OK 73624
Phone Number: (800) 627-4882 or (580) 562-4882
Fax Number: (580) 562-4880
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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