SERVICES & PROGRAMS

Veteran Services

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lumbee Tribe Veterans Service Office is to provide safe, sanitary and decent housing to enrolled members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

 

Program Overview:

A variety of important benefits and services are available to veterans and their families from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies.  The Service Officer can assist individuals in applying for:

 

  • VA Home loans

  • Down-Payment Assistance

  • VA health care benefits

  • Service-connected disabilities

  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment

  • Pensions

  • Certificate for home loans

  • Burial and memorial benefits

  • Dependents and survivor benefits and healthcare

  • Appeals of VA claims decisions

  • Order military records and medals

 

We will maintain the highest ethical and moral standards by providing a service through which our society can express its gratitude to the men and women who continue to pay the price of our nation’s freedom.

 

NEW LOCATION

Lumbee Tribe Veterans Service Office

P.O. Box 2709

204 West 3rd Street

Pembroke, N.C. 28372

Telephone (910) 522.2210

Alternate number (910) 521.7861

Housing Department 
 

Mission Statement

This mission of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Housing Department is to provide affordable, safe, and sanitary housing options for eligible Lumbee Indian families in the service area of Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Counties. 

 

Program Overview

Rehabilitation Services – The Rehabilitation Department provides service for repairs, renovations, and/or replacement of existing sub-standard housing conditions for qualified low income tribal members.  The rehabilitation program is designed to eliminate sub-standard conditions that address health and safety housing issues.

 

Contact Information:

 

Bradley Locklear, Housing Director

Phone: (910) 522.5161

Email: bslocklear@lumbeetribe.com

Janice Locklear, Housing Director

HD Administrative Assistant
Phone: (910) 522.5161
E-mail: 
jllocklear@lumbeetribe.com

 

**Applications must be completed at The Lumbee Tribal Administration Building. 

Applications for Housing accepted daily Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.**

 

Department of Energy

 

Mission - Dept. of Energy 

The mission of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Department of Energy (DOE) is to serve as a service institution for American Indian families in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties by addressing household heating and cooling issues through safe, healthy and educational initiatives.

 

Program Overview 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEP)- The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEP) provides families and individuals with cash benefits toward their household heating and cooling source, the payment is sent directly to provider on their behalf.

 

Contact Information

 

Patrick Strickland, Manager

Department of Energy

Phone: (910) 522.2206

E-mail: pstrickland@lumbeetribe.com

 

All COMMUNITY CENTER RENTAL applications must be completed and returned to Mr. James Jones at the Tribal Office.

Tribal Enrollment

 

ENROLLMENT AND RECORDS OFFICE

 
Tribal Rolls are CLOSED for NEW Enrollment, Accepting Updates Only.

 

For information, call:

 (910) 521.7861 

 

or visit our office at:

6984 NC 711 West, Pembroke

Mission Statement:  The mission of the Office of Tribal Enrollment and Records is to uphold tribal sovereignty and execute responsibilities of tribal enrollment as dictated by the Constitution of the Lumbee Tribe.  The office seeks to preserve for all time the Lumbee way of life by maintaining vital records provided by and for tribal members.  In doing so, the office is in keeping with the tribe’s desire to honor our ancestors and provide for future generations.

 

The Enrollment and Records office is regulated by CLLO-2010-0121-01 An Act to Provide Tribal Enrollment Ordinance.  This ordinance is in accordance with Article II of the Lumbee Constitution.

 

To qualify for membership with the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina (new or updating), applicants must have biological descent from one or more persons named on the tribe’s baserolls and maintain historical or present day contact.

 

The rolls will close thirty (30) days prior to any Special or Regular Election (typically held in November) and will remain closed thirty (30) days after or until certification of the election.

 

For more information regarding the enrollment process, please follow the links below:

 

Youth Services

 

 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Youth Services is to inspire youth in Indian Country, through cultural enlightenment, to realize their full potential regardless of their circumstances and to become caring, responsible tribal members.

 

Program Overview

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Boys & Girls Clubs are open to all youth between the ages of 6 to 18 for a nominal membership fee for the school year and the summer session.  The club hours during the school year is 2pm-6pm and in the are summer 8:30am-5pm. 

 

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will strive to:

 

  • Promote Unity

  • Provide a "Positive Place for Youth"

  • Have an environment where youth are able to celebrate life accomplishments with peers

  • Teach and promote cultural activities in the communities

  • Utilize the elders and other role models from the communities to teach the youth life long skills.

 

Contact Youth Services for more information. 

 

Dr. Rose Marie Lowry Townsend

Youth Services Manager

Phone: (910) 775.9071

Onnette Jacobs,

Administrative Specialist

Phone: (910) 775.9071

Ruth Cihla

Receptionist

Phone: (910) 775.9071

 

Tangelina Jarry,

Assistant Manager

 
 
Vocational Rehabilitation

 

Mission Statement

The mission of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department is to provide vocational rehabilitation services to any tribal member with a disability living in the service area of Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Counties.  The objective of the program is to prepare for, obtain or retain gainful employment.  It is our goal to improve the quality of life for tribal members with disabilities.  

 

Program Overview

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation program provides vocational rehabilitation services to any tribal member with a disability living in the tribal service area of Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, or Scotland Counties. If you are a tribal member suffering from a physical disability, anxiety, depression, other mental health issues, substance or alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, trouble with hearing and/or vision, or other emotional/behavioral disabilities you may be eligible for services.  A tribal member may also qualify if he/she feels the disability affects their ability to attain or maintain employment.

 

Celeste Hunt -  Program Director

Terri Hunt -  Administrative Assistant

(910) 521.4220

 

NEW LOCATION

6984 NC Hwy. 711 West  P.O. Box 236 Pembroke, NC 28372

 
The Lumbee Tribe
Aquatic Center

Location:

The Lumbee Tribe Cultual Center 

824 Terry Sanford Drive

Maxton, NC 28364

Reopen Date and Hours

Coming Soon

Admission:(CASH ONLY)
$2 - Anyone with an Active Tribal Card
$3 - Anyone without a Tribal Card

 

OUR MISSION

It’s the goal of the Lumbee Tribe Support Services to provide clients with services that will enhance a healthier mindset and the skills to maintain a drug-free life.

 

WHAT WE DO

We have certified Peer Support Specialists and trained First Responders that will connect with clients in establishing post-overdose counseling. The Peer Support specialists will provide culturally sensitive services to assist clients in their recovery and retention of sobriety.

 

 

SERVICES

Needs assessments with clients will be completed for; referral to.

  • Community Resources
    Supportive services for individuals going through recovery process.         

 

  • Talking Circles
    Share our truths with others in a safe and inclusive enviroment.         

 

  • Outdoor Activities
    Gardening & Fishing to help in establishing healthy habits.         

 

  • Native Herbal Healing
    Our clients will be introduced to using herbs as an alternative to prescription medication.         

 

  • Pow Wows
    Pow Wows provides an opportunity for us to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their Lumbee culture.         

 

  • Cultural Enrichment
    Cultural Enrichment enables us to learn more about the ideas, beliefs, and traditions of the Lumbee people.

Location:

204 West 3rd St.

Pembroke, N.C. 28372

Celeste Hunt - Program Director

Kayron Maynor - Program Manager 

 

For more information please call:

910-316-1671 or 910-316-3057

Project ACCESS

Project ACCESS (Achieving College Opportunities, Community Engagement, and Student Success) is an initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Indian Education’s Office of Indian Education. Project ACCESS is a partnership between the Lumbee Tribe, the Public Schools of Robeson County (PSRC), Robeson Community College (RCC) and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been awarded a $2.4 million, four-year grant to improve access to higher education and career preparedness for American Indian youth of Robeson County. The initiative will engage Native youth, their families, and their tribal communities to be active participants in the process.

Project ACCESS Director - Rita J. Locklear

Phone: (910)522-2215

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