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Tribal Support Services

Tribal Support Services



  • Elders Services (Ages 65 & Up): Hearing Aids, Glasses, Prescriptions, Dental, Emergency Vouchers (Case-by-Case Basis)

  • Family Services: Burn-outs, Hotels, Transitional House, Clothes, Food, Additional Services (Case-by-Case Basis)

  • Substance Abuse Services: Counseling, Peer Support, and Case Management

  • Peer Support Services

  • Enlightening Native Daughters (END) Program: Direct services to American Indian women and children who are victims of domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking within the (4) four-county Lumbee Tribal Territory



171 Comtech Drive Suite B

Pembroke, N.C. 28372

Contact Information

Erica Locklear, Program Director


Heather Carter

Program Coordinator, Lumbee Tribal Support Services


Department of Energy


Mission Statement

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.

Contact Information

Wilma Dial, Compliance Specialist
Phone: 910.522.2206

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Tribal Enrollment


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 base rolls 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.

Office Hours 

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Information 

(910) 521.7861 

6984 NC 711 West, Pembroke

Boys & Girls Club

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 Information 

    Dr. Rose Marie Lowry-Townsend, Youth Services Manager

    (910) 775.9071

    Onnette Jacobs, Administrative Specialist

    (910) 775.9071


    Tangelina Jarry,

    Assistant Manager

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    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.


    Contact Information

    Celeste Hunt

    Program Director

    (910) 522-4024

    Terri Locklear

    Rehabilitation Administrative Assistant

    (910) 521.4220



    6984 NC Hwy. 711 West  

    P.O. Box 236

    Pembroke, NC 28372

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    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.

    Contact Information

    Agnes Mitchell

    (910) 522-2210


    Janice Locklear

    (910) 522.2208


    Lumbee Tribe Veterans Service Office

    68 E Three Hunts Drive

    Pembroke, N.C. 28372

    (910) 522.2210 or (910) 521.7861

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    Lumbee Tribe Aquatic Center


    Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center 

    824 Terry Sanford Drive

    Maxton, NC 28364

    Admission (CASH ONLY)

    $1 Sunday Only
    $2 - Anyone with an Active Tribal Card
    $3 - Anyone without a Tribal Card

    Hours of Operation

    Season (June 15- Until)
    Tuesday - Friday: 12 pm - 7pm
    Saturday: 11 am  - 6 pm
    Sunday: 2 pm - 6 pm


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    Project Indigechoice

    Creating Helpful Options to Integrate Culture and Education Project


    IndigeChoice is a five-year United States Department of Education grant, awarded to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to serve American Indian students.  The Accessing Choices in Education (ACE) grant was designed to allow the Lumbee Tribe to set up a variety of education options and services from which parents or students can choose.

    The grant will begin providing services and programs October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2025.





    • University & College Tours

    • College Day Conference

    • Counseling

    • Summer & Saturday Camps

    • Culturally Relevant Tutoring

    • Technology Materials

    • *Textbooks

    • *Educational Kits

    • *Transportation

    *These services are only for students taking College and Career Promise courses/classes at Robeson Community College.

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    Rita Locklear, Program Director


    Janeva Moore, Parent Liaison

    Gwendolyn Chavis, Services Coordinator

    Tutors Needed, Apply Here: 

    Mortgage Pandemic Relief Program

    Mortgage Pandemic Relief Program (MPRP)

    MPRP is available to all tribal member who reside within the Lumbee tribal territory, throughout the United States, territories, and the District of Columbia.

    A homeowner, in which one more or individuals:

    • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship after January 21, 2020. 

    • Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability 

    • Has a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median.

    Financial Assistance Include

    Unpaid mortgages, Utilities, internet, homeowner-related insurance, HOA and Condo fees, property taxes, principle mortgage reduction, and mortgage interest rate reduction. 



    *Hand written applications may be delivered to the program office located at 78A/B Three Hunts Dr., Pembroke, NC 28372

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    Agriculture & Natural Resources Department

    Mission Statement

    The mission of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Department is to steward Lumbee lands and waters by honoring our ancestors and their traditions, strengthening our existing farm community by advocating for Lumbee agricultural opportunities and promoting tribal food sovereignty.

    Program Overview/Goals

    Short-term and long-term goals for the department include the following: 

    • Food Distribution

    • Agricultural Education Opportunities

    • Financial Training and Resource Networking

    • Agri-Tourism

    • Forestry and Natural Resources

    • Rural Development that strengthens the agricultural economy within our tribal communities


    Larry Edwards

    Culturally Responsive Environmental Justice Program Coordinator


    Kevin Melvin

    Tribal Historic Preservation Officer



    171 Comtech Drive Suite B

    Pembroke, NC 28372

     Programs & Services

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    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. 

    Contact Information

    Bradley Locklear, Director of Housing Services

    (910) 522.5161

    Anthony Pevia, Director of Housing Development

    (910) 522.2211

    Nichole Dial, Admin assistant /Student Housing Voucher Program Manager

    (910) 522.5161

    Client Inquiries:


    **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.**


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