Category Archives: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Tribal Victim Services Program

The Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) and the Tribal Victims Assistance Program, formerly housed in the Potawatomi Police Department, have merged into one program called the Tribal Victim Services Program.  The program serves enrolled members of federally recognized tribes who are victims of family violence or sexual assault. Offices are located in the Social Services Department that is in the east wing of the PBP Health Center.

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)/Foster Care/Family Preservation/Child Protective Services (CPS) Program

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16281 Q Road
Mayetta KS 66509-8970 (m)
Phone: (785) 966-4000


The ICWA/Foster Care/Family Preservation/CPS program provides services to protect the integrity of PBPN families and to ensure that the Nation’s children live in safe and healthy environments. A goal of the program is to help keep youth with their families and to provide social services resources when needed.  The program also assists with the location of placement alternatives for youth that follow ICWA preferences, and also provides community training in family preservation through parenting classes.

Adult Social Services Program


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Central Office
Kansas Department for Children and Families

Office of the Secretary
915 SW Harrison Street
Topeka, Kansas 66612 (m)
Toll Free: (888) 369-4777
TTY: (785) 296-1491

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Adult Social Services program is designed to promote personal responsibility, family unity, economic and social stability in an effort of promoting the wellness of each adult tribal member in the community.  The program assists members in locating resources to meet individual or family needs, provides tribal members who have IIM accounts with prompt, quality services, and provides social work assessments and recommendations for tribal members when needed.  In addition, the program provides services including code revisions to the PBPN judicial court and tribal police department to better meet the Nation’s needs.

Community Health Representative Program

Phone:  (785) 966-8360
Fax:  (785) 966-8389

The mission of the Community Health Representative (CHR) program is to be an advocate and facilitator for individuals and families to gain access to comprehensive health care services.  Some of the duties in the CHR office include home health visits, helping schedule medical appointments and co-sponsoring community blood drives.  The program serves any enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe within the service area of Jackson County. The office is located in the Social Services Department that is housed on the east wing of the Pottawatomie Health Center.

Three Rivers, Inc

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504 Miller Drive
Wamego, KS 66547-0408 (m)
 (785) 966-8344

Three Rivers, Inc. is a center for Independent Living governed by the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, has a branch office in the PBPN Social Services Department.  The nonprofit organization has six locations and serves more than nine counties in northeast Kansas.  It assists individuals with all types of disabilities who are interested in learning skills and receiving support that will assist them in a greater quality of life.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Program

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Social Services Department
Prairie Band Potawatomi Health Center, East Wing
11400 158 Road
Mayetta, Kansas 66509 (m)

A staff of three oversees the program that is dedicated to assisting American Indians with disabilities in achieving meaningful and gainful employment.  The program began in 2000 and is made possible by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and a grant from the Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration.

Alcohol & Drug Program

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16281 Q Road
Mayetta KS 66509-8970 (m)
(785) 966-8350
(785) 966-8386

The Alcohol & Drug Program utilizes diverse treatment approaches including the biological/psychological/social model of addictive disease, the Developmental Process of Recovery, self-help programs, motivational interviewing, strength-based methods and Red Road.  Staff recognizes the importance of their clients reconnecting with community, culture, and their spirituality as essential components of recovery.  The program serves the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation community and Native Americans in the surrounding region.  Three state certified addiction counselors are available and are all housed in the Social Services Department that is located on the east wing of the Potawatomi Health Center.

Tribal Police

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Phone: (785) 966-3024
16344 Q Road
Mayetta, KS 66509

Michael K. Boswell, Chief of Police

Mission Statement: To reduce crime on the reservation in Jackson County, create and facilitate safer neighborhoods and develop community partnership to meet the citizen’s needs

Hours: 24/7

Services: Animal Control: Rick Burns, Community Police, Officers Supervisor, Code Enforcement

How to Apply: Prairie Band Pottawatomie Human Resources, (785) 966-4000 or at

Three Rivers, Inc

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11400 158th Rd, PO Box 174
Mayetta, KS 66509
Phone: (785) 966-8344
Fax: (785) 966-8388

Jeanie Combs, Independent Living Specialist

Mission:  To promote self-reliance of individuals with disabilities through education, advocacy, training and support

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Five Core Services: Information, assistance & referral, independent skills training, peer support, advocacy/self-advocacy/system change, access to community living.

Other: Medical Equipment Loan Program, Assistive Technology, Home and Business Accessibility, Vocational Training, H.O.M.E. Program, Financial Management Services

Eligibility: Available to people with disabilities regardless of age, disability or income

How to Apply: Contact Three Rivers Inc

Funding: Grants, Medicaid/Medicare, Private pay

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Health Center

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11400 158 Rd, PO Box 249
Mayetta, KS 66509-0249
Medical Appointment Line: (785) 966-8211
Pharmacy Refill: (785) 966-8260
Phone: (785) 966-8200
Toll free:  (866) 727-6330
Medical Records Fax Line:  (785) 966-8393




Medical Clinic Walk Hours of Operation

  • Arrive 30 minutes before your appointment
  • Please schedule all appointments 30 minutes before the clinic closes

Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 11:15 am

Monday / Wednesday / Friday 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Tuesday / Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:15 pm

  • Medical Clinic Office Hours

Monday / Wednesday / Friday

8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursday 8:00 am -12:00 pm,1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Dental Clinic Walk-In Hours

The Dental Clinic is unable to accept walk-in appointments at this time and future appointments will be limited temporarily.  For more information call the dental clinic office at (785) 966-8290

  • Dental Clinic Office Hours:

Monday / Wednesday / Friday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Tuesday / Thursday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Pharmacy Hours:

Monday / Wednesday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Thursday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Thursday—Evening hours by appointment only