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Senior Citizen Program

 

VISION

The vision of the Nez Perce Senior Citizens Program is to provide Nez Perce Elders, including Elders from other federally recognized tribes, with quality services which promote Elder empowerment, maintain self-sufficiency and ensure the maintenance and preservation of cultural values and traditions of the Elders.

 

GOALS

To work efficiently and cooperatively with other tribal and local community programs, organizations, and foundations, in order to bring awareness, education and additional resources/services to the Elders residing on the Nez Perce Reservation.

 

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

To provide nutritional services through congregate or home delivery to eligible elders at least five days per week.  Provide Education and Awareness about the resources available.  Coordinate services with other programs.  Support staff training.  Develop Program policies and procedures to provide information and referral services to all eligible elders through networking with tribal programs, state and federal agencies and other local provides.  To provide supportive services through transportation to community and tribal events.

 

STAFF

  • 5 - Title VI

  • 3 - Title VI part 'A' Care givers

  • 2 - Community Services workers

  • 3 - Volunteers

  • 2 - Title V National Indian Council on Aging

 

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

  • Care giver Program Title VI

  • Title V National Indian Council on Aging

  • Title VI Food Program

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lapwai       208-843-7311 PHONE      208-843-7410 FAX

Kamiah      208-935-2526 PHONE       208-835-0901 FAX

 

 




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