Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Address: 1701 E St Lincoln, NE 68508 (49 Miles Away) Map & Directions Telephone: (402) 438-9222 Website: http://www.poncatribe-ne.org
Services: JOB EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (JEP) 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.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCACY provides crisis/emergency services for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; 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 - might include legal fees, rent/utility assistance, diapers, lock changes, food, etc.)
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
ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES 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, behavioral health services, referrals, court, DHHS, and other agencies; transportation requires 24 hour notice and is based on availability
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 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
YOUTH PREVENTION PROGRAM offers 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