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  • Enrollment Services

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Processes enrollment applications, conducts verification for Tribal Council Approval, and provides authorization passwords for the member website.

  • Higher Education and Vocational Training Support

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Provides funding for tuition, books, and fees for students attending full or part-time anywhere in the United States.  Funding is need based.  GPA requirement is 2.0.  Graduate and post-graduate support is considered for full or part-time students for a maximum of four semesters, and the GPA requirement must be met as specified by the program of st...

  • Housing Services

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Low-rent housing units for Native Americans.

    Housing down payment assistance.

    Home ownership and home improvement assistance.

    Counseling regarding home ownership and renting.

    Home buyer financial, credit, and budget counseling.

  • Indian Child Welfare Act

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Indian Child Welfare Act covers enrolled or eligible to enroll unmarried children under age 18.  Children are eligible to be enrolled if one biological parent is a registered member of a federally recognized tribe.  Proceedings covered include foster care placements, termination of parental rights, pre-adoptive placement, and adoptive placement.

  • Job Empowerment Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Prepares Tribal members for competitive employment by offering skill and personal interest assessments, personal career advisement, group support, a personalized portfolio, and a financial award.  Career enhancement skill training includes interview skills, resume writing, money management, computer training, leadership skills, etc.

  • Johnson O'Malley Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Collaborates with the public school system and parents to encourage student academic achievement and create cultural awareness within the community.  Generally, funds are utilized to pay for the Coordinator’s services, purchase basic school supplies, supplement parent-cost items, and to cover costs for the year-end banquet recognizing seniors and t...

  • Certified Application Counselors

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Helps consumers prepare electronic and paper applications to establish eligibility to enroll in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces and potentially qualify for an insurance affordability program.  They are trained and certified to help individuals understand health coverage options and enroll in a plan.  

  • Ponca Express

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Transportation for rural areas for needs such as health care, social services, recreation, education, and public services.  Operates on a first come, first served basis.

  • Ponca Tribal Court

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Independent branch of government that operates its own Court, which includes an Intertribal Court of Appeals.  Handles civil matters such as divorce, child custody, name changes, adoption, child support, and guardianship.

  • Youth Prevention Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Education for youth on the dangers of alcohol and drugs.  Weekly groups and talking circles are offered, as well as a yearly summer camp and various activities throughout the month.  Incentives are offered.

  • Assistance for Families

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Provides advocacy for families with government agencies, Child Protective Services, courts, probation, foster placements, etc.  Parenting skills development, home visits, and court recommendations.  Transportation is available to and from appointments as outlined in state and/or Tribal case plans.  Includes transportation for employment, housing, b...

  • Behavioral Health

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Offers drug and alcohol evaluations, individual counseling services, referrals for residential treatment, and psychological evaluations.  Adult talking circles available in Omaha and Lincoln once per week.

  • Case Management and Direct Services

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Case managers assist families and individuals experiencing a personal crisis.  Information and referrals provided for a variety of needs.  Direct services include budgeting, funeral assistance, elder care services, and application/forms assistance for tribal and government programs.

  • Ceremonies and Sweats

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Ceremonies and sweats incorporate the traditional methods of healing into the lives of Native Americans.  Sweats are regularly head on Friday evenings, and healing ceremonies are welcome by request.

  • Chaffee Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Provides assistance with independent living services for Nebraska youth (generally ages 16-21) who may be aging out of the state foster care system.

  • Childcare Assistance

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Provides income eligible clients with financial daycare assistance for children ages 0-12 while parents are working or attending school.  Recipient must be free from DHHS sanctions and past due daycare bills.  Eligibility is reviewed every four months.

  • Community and Home Based Services

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Community and home-based, family-centered services to prevent the breakup of families, including, transportation, daycare expenses, funeral expenses (for Tribal members), and referrals to area agencies.

  • Community Health Services

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Outreach health care and health promotion/disease prevention to residents of Madison County.  Includes home, hospital, and office visits; health and safety education; transportation in Norfolk and to/from Santee and Winnebago Indian Health Services Facilities for appointments; making appointments; and calling in and delivering prescriptions.  A 24 ...

  • Purchased/Referred Care

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Funds assist Tribal members in payment of health care when no other source is available, or supplements other resources when they are exhausted.  Payer of last resort for up to two primary medical visits per year, specialized services, vision services, emergency services, prescriptions (in some cases), dental services, annual required physicals for...

  • Diabetes Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Offers exercise facilities and programs and community activities.  Provides a nurse foot clinic, nutrition consultation, diabetic nursing assessments, and education classes.  Funding may be available for glucose testing supplies, youth activity scholarships, and orthopedic shoes.

  • Domestic Violence Advocacy

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Crisis/emergency services for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking.  Services include case management, shelter referral and placement, protection order applications, legal/court advocacy, and initial financial assistance during an emergency (based on availability of funding - mig...

  • Educational Funding

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Educational funding for Tribal members.

  • Environmental Program

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Offers radon testing, lead testing, and mold assessments.

  • Fred LeRoy Health and Wellness Center

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Outpatient medical services including basic laboratory services, specialty clinics, community health services, etc.

    Vaccines for Children program.

    Medication services.

    Dental services.

    Health education.

    Rehabilitative services.

    Youth program.

    Substance abuse testing and ou...

  • Ponca Hills Health and Wellness Center

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Health care services including medical, dental, behavioral health, and health services to American Indians and others eligible for Indian Health Services.

    Includes the following types of services:
    Adolescent Health Care
    Certified Diabetes Education
    Elder Care
    Family Planning
    Lead Screening
    Lab Services

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