Emergency & Social Services


LIFT Community Action Agency, Inc. provides emergency utilities assistance, rental assistance, mortgage assistance, food assistance and transportation assistance to residents affected by COVID-19 within Choctaw, McCurtain and Pushmataha counties. Eligibility is determined based on household income and household size. These services are provided through the Community Service Block Grant – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

LIFT CAA is also providing access to Smart About Your Money Financial Literacy online classes to help you manage your money.  There are several topics, courses and tools available and you can work on your time-at your own pace. This information is free and available to everyone.

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RX of Oklahoma

RX for Oklahoma

RX for Oklahoma is a prescription drug program funded by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and administered through contractors.  LIFT Community Action Agency, Inc. provides this service to residents within Choctaw, Pushmataha and McCurtain counties by helping them to obtain their prescriptions at a reduced or no out-of-pocket expense.  This program is available to any Oklahoma resident who meets the eligibility guidelines which focuses primarily on income or for those individuals who have no prescription insurance.



The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) is a Federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  We serve low income families in Choctaw and Pushmataha counties with utility/propane, rental/mortage and food assistance when funds are available.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

LIFT Community Action Agency, Inc. has taken on the role of the local Salvation Army unit. Each year residents and businesses volunteer their time to ring the bell during the holidays.  With these donations we are able to help families with emergency situations in Choctaw, Pushmataha and McCurtain county areas.



Through grant support from the Internal Revenue Service, LIFT CAA has been utilizing qualified  employees, trained by the IRS to become a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program  (VITA).  We provide free income tax preparation services to residents in Chactaw, Pushmataha and McCurtain counties.  This service is for basic 1040 returns only, we do not itimize.


Contact Information

Choctaw County
500 E. Rosewood
Hugo, OK 74743

McCurtain County
312 NW Texas St
Idabel, OK 74745

Pushmataha County
603 SW B Street
Antlers, OK 74523