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


Barry Walker
Executive Director
402-438-5231, ext 921

Mr. Walker is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska. He holds an AAS in Human Services from Metro Community College, a BS in Human Services/Social Services Administration, and a MS in progress from Bellevue University in Human Services. He has over 25 years working in the Human Services/Social Services field with an emphasis on Behavioral Health the past 20 years. He supervised grants, ancillary, and professional staff associated with the allocated grants. Budgets were completed initially and modified in accordance with the funders requirements, which were also maintained in compliance with regulatory status.
Angel Ross
Finance Director
402-438-5231, 111 

Sara Zimmer
Commodities Supplimental Food Program Director
Sara is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, currently living in Iowa and attending Iowa Western Community College part-time, working towards a Business Administration degree. As the CSFP Director my goal is to provide supplemental nutrition to clients that fit the income guidelines. Also, maintain a friendly, yet professional client data base.
Cuba Dabney
Omaha WIA Site Director, 
5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE 68104
Phone: 402-932-3351, or 402-934-2812                                                    
Fax: 402-934-2153                                                 
Ms. Dabney began working at the Workforce Investment Act Program Omaha site of November 2008. Ms. Dabney is a member of the Omaha Tribe. She serves on the Heartland Workforce Solutions (HWS) Board in Omaha and also is a member of the HWS Youth Council. 
Juanita "Jina" Red Nest
Scottsbluff WIA Site Director & Youth Suicide Prevention Outreach Worker
1603 2nd Ave, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone: 308-632-5100
Fax: 308-632-5145

Ms. Red Nest is Oglala Lakota and Oneida (of Wisconsin) and has been with the Indian Center at the Scottsbluff office since 2004.
Joe Bad Moccasin Jr.
Workforce Innovation & Oppurtinities Act Program Director
Phone: 438-5231, EXT 109
Cell: 402-802-1036
Rose Springer
Native Connections for Life Youth Program Director
402-438-5231, 104

Enrolled member of the Omaha Nation, Rose has lived in Lincoln since 1995. Rose Joined the Indian Center Inc. in 2005 as an Americorps Youth Worker for the youth program. In 2006 she was hired as the Nebraska Indian Healthy Marriage Project Office Assistant, in 2008 she advanced to the Project Trainer. the project sucessfully ended after 5 years, Rose decided to continue her education and completed Business Classes at Bellevue University.