Native Connections for Life Youth Program

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The Native Connections for Life Youth Program

If you child would like to join the Youth Program, please click on the Intake & waiver forms below.  Bring them into the office, a light meal will be served and transportation is avilable.  Mike Wolfe at 531-500-7139 for more information.

 Youth Intake Application and Wavier


Clinic With A Heart
Monday, March 5 is the first Monday of the month.  We have a medical and chiropractic clinic at this time.  For this Monday Clinic if you have a client you wish to refer, I will accept a reservation and save them a spot.  We only do this for the first Monday of the month clinic; all our other clinics are first-come, first-serve. Our doors open at 4:00 p.m.  We are located at 1701 S. 17th Street, Suite 4G (lower level).
Also, World Oral Health day will soon be here.  Saturday, March 10.  On that day, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. there will be free dental screenings, oral health education, blood pressure and diabetic screening.  This event takes place at the Malone Community Center, 2032 U Street

 AA Meetings

AA Meetings are held Monday-Friday from 5:15pm-6:15pm (Group name: Happy Hour).

Perishable food distribution
Perishable food distribution is every Thursday at 10:00am.
-Contact Person: Sara 402.438.5231, x131

Food Boxes
Food Boxes are assembled every Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:00-3:00pm
 -Contact Person:Sara 402.438.5231, x131

Bus Passes
Low Income Star Tran bus passes are $8.00.
-Contact: Joe Bad Moccasin Jr.

Board of Director's Meeting
Every 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Indian Center Inc. Board of Director's Meeting is held at 6pm 
 -Contact Person: Barry Walker 402-438-5231, x9

Board of Directors

Earl Pilcher, Jr., Omaha Tribe

Board Chairman
Michelle Walker, Omaha Tribe

Board Treasurer
Bennie Shobe

Board Secretary
Joseph B. Rousseau, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Mr. Rousseau is an enrolled tribal member Owohe Nupa Lakota at the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation. He was raised in a single parent household in Norfolk, NE. He attended Northeast Community College for one semester after graduating High School in 1990. Then he enlisted into the United States Navy and left for Boot Camp in January of 1991. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to Nebraska to attend UNL. He has earned a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction focused on educating for diversity, and also an Education Administration Certificate. He currently is an Administrator within Lincoln Public Schools for the Expelled Student Program. He also serves on the Lincoln Public Schools Indian Parent Advisory Committee. He is married and has four outstanding children.
Wayne Svoboda

Board Member
Wayne worked at the Indian Center from 1983-1995 beginning as the CETA then JTPA Director (now called Workforce Investment), Assistant Executive Director and finally as Interim Executive Director. He has worked in nonprofits almost 30 years: YWCA of Lincoln, Council of Family, Ethnic and Community Centers and Volunteer Partners. He started the Cultural Centers Coalition in 1999. Wayne has a BS in Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration from UNL. Personally, he’s been married 30 years, enjoys hiking/backpacking, photography and visiting National Parks. Finally, he is a cancer survivor. "When you get to 50, have a colonoscopy!"
Kirk Dombrowski

Board Member
Frank Bearkiller

Board Member
Gerald Pond, Assiniboine

Vice Chairman
Mr. Pond has a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences from the University of North Dakota and an Associate of Arts degree in Marketing from Nebraska Indian Community College. He is an enrolled tribal member of the Assiniboine. Previously he has worked with the WIA program and the Youth Suicide Prevention Program at the Indian Center. Currently, he is employed at the Mark of Honor Youth Lodge. He has been married for over 30 years and has a daughter attending UNL and a son at Lincoln High School. Mr. Pond has experience in strategic planning, writing policies & procedures, and senior managment.