155 N Military Rd
Oaks, OK 74359


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Oaks Indian Mission

Called an "Oasis of Grace" and located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation, we care for abused, abandoned or neglected Native American children. Our mission is to provide children in need with a safe and stable environment to grow and mature in God's love, learning qualities and building character that will help them lead and serve for others and their futures.

Oaks Indian Mission at a Glance

What We Do

Here at Oaks Indian Mission, we serve children from ages 4-18 from a multitude of tribal backgrounds. In 2013, we served 12+ different tribes. Children come to Oaks by placement of families or legal guardians, tribes, courts or DHS. We are licensed to house 58 children in home-like cottages where they receive love, food, shelter, clothing and guidance. Children will attend school at Oaks Mission Public School.


The Oaks Indian Mission is proud of the many services that are provided to our Native children. Like our mission statement says above, we want our children to be prepared! Our staff use several tools in creating paths for the children.

A Place to Live and Learn

  • A loving home atmosphere.

  • A Spiritual foundation with consistent worship and opportunities for Bible study.

  • Cherokee culture and language classes.

  • Off-campus recreation including swimming, hiking, camping, sporting events and educational field trips.

Skills for Life

  • A Student Life Center utilized for recreation and Life Skills Programs.

  • Personal finance skills.

  • An after-school tutoring program.

  • Case Management addressing individual needs.

Leaders for the Future

  • Individual, group and family counseling.

  • Extra-curricular activities such as team sports, band, FFA and academic clubs.

  • A summer work program. 

  • Leadership training.

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

William James

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Contact Oaks Indian Mission

155 N Military Rd
Oaks, OK 74359