Our mission is to provide quality and culturally appropriate social work services to Ponca members and their families. The Ponca Department of Social Services provides an array of services designed to improve the lives of our Tribal members. Special emphasis is placed on families, children, youth, and elders. Our commitment is to honor our elders and to treat Tribal children as our sacred trust.

Our services include:

Ponca Emergency Assistance
Assists Ponca Tribal Members who are in a temporary financial crisis. Learn more >

Indian Child Welfare Act
Regulates placement proceedings involving Indian children. Learn more >

Case Management
Support for families in crisis, including burial assistance and transportation. Learn more >

Tribal Youth Program
Services for Native American youth designed to encourage positive lifestyles. Learn more >

Contact Information

Stephanie Pospisil, Director of Social Services

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
1600 Windhoek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
Phone: 402-438-9222
Fax: 402-438-9226