Business and Job-Seeking
Small Business Administration
Information on starting a small business
Oklahoma Small Business Development
Information to help your small business grow and succeed
Career One Stop
Information on finding employment from the U. S. Dept. of Labor
America's Job Bank
Linked to state employment offices and lists federal and private jobs
Information on finding a government job
Information on resumes, interviews, and more!
You should not act or rely upon any of the resources and information available in or from this website without seeking the advice of a physician or other healthcare provider.
Shape Your Future strives to educate Oklahomans on ways to eat better, move more, drink water, and be tobacco-free. They provide resources for parents, children, teachers, businesses, and all Oklahomans to help them make the healthy choice the easy choice.
Information on prescription and over-the-counter medications
Local Healthcare Professionals
Search for doctors in the local area
Up-to-date information on various health topics
Information on over 800 topics from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health's web site for patients and their families
A wide range of health topics from government and non-profits
Affordable Care Act
Get information for finding and enrolling in health insurance plans for individuals and families.
The FAFSA is a free student aid application managed by the U.S. Department of Education. Most colleges and universities encourage students to fill out this application as part of their process for determining financial aid. Aid packages typically include a combination of grants (money you don't have to pay back), loans, and work-study funds.
The state's official web site that provides information about higher education in Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma's Promise - A unique program set up by State Legislature to help pay for college
College information to help narrow down school choices
Tuition Funding Sources
The largest source of scholarships in the world
Credit Cards & College Students
U.S. News Survey: College Students May Use Credit Cards to Build Credit, but Many Are Carrying a Balance
Private Student Loans
Find out how you can get the right student loan to pay for your college expenses.
Student Loan Refinancing
Learn about how to refinance private student loans to lower monthly payments and save on interest.
City of Miami
This site has information about City government in Miami, Oklahoma. Download City Council agendas, report a concern, make online payments, learn what services are available through the City, find out what events are going on, and more.
Oklahoma Tax Commission
If you are looking for a specific state tax form or publication you can find it on this site. You will also find links to E-file, check on a refund, access withholding tables, and more.
Internal Revenue Service
If you are looking for a specific federal tax form or publication you can find it through this site. You will also find links to E-file, information on the Affordable Care Act tax provisions, tax scams to be aware of, what to do before the tax year ends, and more.
Learn how to interact with Oklahoma government, find jobs in Oklahoma, get a birth or death certificate, start a new business in Oklahoma, look up offenders, and more.
U. S. Government
Contact government agencies and elected officials, learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations, get information and services to help with finding and keeping a home, find out how and where to look for a new job, learn about consumer issues, learn about visiting, traveling within, and moving to the United States, find out answers to common questions about voting within the United States, and more.
Federal Government Information
A whole page of links to federal government information including Social Security, Medicare, FEMA, applying for a passport, voter registration and much more.
Law and Legal Resources
The Government Printing Office (GPO) contains a wealth of executive and legislative resources. Browse and search the United States Code, Statutes at Large, the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations, along with many other federal resources.
Findlaw, owned by Thomson West, offers a wide collection of free legal resources and links. The United States Code, recent Supreme Court decisions, forms, and links to state laws are some of the many resources available.
Martindale Hubbell is the premier source of attorney profiles. This information is reproduced, in limited form, for free on Martindale.com. The amount of information in each listing will vary by attorney, but may contain areas of specialty, date of birth, undergraduate school, law school attended, and year admitted to the bar. It also includes a peer review rating of the attorney in select profiles.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports
CRS reports are non-partisan research reports written for members of Congress by a division of the Library of Congress. The reports cover a wide variety issues that are faced by Congress. Although the Library of Congress does not publish these reports directly, the University of Maryland Thurgood Marshall Law Library has posted many of them online.
Municode.com collects ordinances from throughout the United States. Searching through multiple codes is only available via paid subscription, but you can search individual municipal codes for free.
(Compiled by Tom Hemstock, Charlotte School of Law)
Technology Training Resources
Goodwill Community Foundation
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace with topics including math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
Drive is an innovative online learning platform that delivers basic and advanced technology training and supports the learning process by providing tools that allow individualized student plan development, student and progress tracking, assessments, and rewarding achievements (certification and badging).
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Computer tutorials based on pictures, not words. Each tutorial employs hundreds of screen shots that show you exactly what to do.
Ottawa County Resource Directory
Phone Directory of Services Available in Ottawa County, OK
Hunger Free Oklahoma
Hunger Free Oklahoma works to bring a unified, statewide voice to the issues and solutions surrounding hunger, with a goal to ensure all Oklahomans have access to affordable, nutritious food.
Kindness for Kaysen Foundation
Kindness for Kaysen foundation provides financial and emotional support to families who are grieving the loss of their miscarried, stillborn, or young children. Our services include providing care packages, free therapy, financial assistance with purchasing a grave marker or urn, and financial support during leave from work due to the loss of a child.
Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol is one of the hardest issues millions of Americans will face in their lifetime. Luckily, there are many treatment options available that will help get you or your family member in a position to transition from a life of addiction to sobriety.