Pokagon Government Departments Update Appointment and Walk-in Visit Guidelines

In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases due to the variant and following recommendations of the Health Task Force, Tribal Council approved Resolution No. 21-09-02-01 on Thursday, September 2 to help protect the health, safety and general welfare of our citizens and team members.  As a result some Pokagon Government Departments will require you to schedule an appointment for in-person visits, while others will maintain walk-in hours.  Please use the following guidelines when contacting each Department for assistance. 

 

Administration

Contact Number (269) 782-8998.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

 

South Bend Government Office

Contact Number (574) 282-2638.

Walk-ins between 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Thursdays only.

 

Center of History & Culture

Contact Number (269) 462-4325.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

 

Communications

Contact Number (269) 462-4284.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

 

DNR

Call (269) 782-9602 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted when a team member is on-site. Licenses and permits can be mailed or emailed to citizens, please email requests to PokagonDNR@PokagonBand-nsn.gov.

 

Education

Call (269) 782-0887 to schedule an appointment.  Education assistance forms are located in Administration Building’s entryway or www.PokagonBand-nsn.gov/Government/Departments/Education.  Drop off completed forms in the Education dropbox in the Administration Building, email to EDU@PokagonBand-nsn.gov and DOE.HEAP@PokagonBand-nsn.gov (higher education), mail to 58620 Sink Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047, or fax (269) 782-0985.

 

Enrollment & Election

Call (269) 782-1763 to schedule an appointment.

Please visit the enrollment page on www.Pokagon.com to update information and upload files.

 

Ėthë Bodwéwadmimwat

Contact Number (269) 783-3168.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Monday – Friday at Government Annex(formerly the Blue House).

 

Facilities

Contact Number (269) 462-4246.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

 

Finance

Call (269) 782-8998 to schedule an appointment. The per cap hotline is (269) 462-4209.

Please email request or schedule a Per cap appointment to Jenice.Cloud@PokagonBand-nsn.gov

 

Health Services

Clinic, Dental Clinic, Behavioral Health, Community Outreach, Purchase/Referred Care, Respiratory Clinic and Transportation Services.

Call (269) 782-4141 to schedule an appointment.

 

Pharmacy

Contact Number (269) 782-4570.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and between 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday.

 

Wellness Center

Contact Number (269) 462-4290.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and between 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

on Tuesday, Thursday.

 

Vaccines

Call (269) 692-5812 to schedule an appointment.

 

Optical

Call (269) 783-2477 to schedule an appointment.

 

Housing and Community Development

Contact Number (269) 783-0443.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The front desk can assist citizens with rental payments, pick up and drop off documents, complete a maintenance work order, and make copies of housing documents.  Call (269) 783-0443 for phone-in payments. Call (269) 783-0443 to schedule an appointment with a specific team member. Please use the secure drop box for after-hours payment and document drop off.

 

Human Resource

Call (269) 462-4266 or (269) 462-4337 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday. There may be a delay due to schedule availability.

 

IT

Call (269) 462-4269 to schedule an appointment.

 

Social Services

Please use the following numbers and contacts to schedule an appointment: 

 

Social Services

Contact Number (269) 782-4300, Michele Winchester. 

 

Commodities

Contact Number (269) 782-3372, Mike Finney.

 

Emergency Food Program

Contact Number (269) 782-3372

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

Please call the Commodities number upon arrival and remain in the vehicle. Items will be brought out.

 

Elders Hall

Contact Number (269) 782-0765, Michelle Thompson.

On a limited basis elder’s meals can be picked up. Please call the Elders Hall to make arrangements.

 

Tribal Citizens can drop items off in mailboxes located in the building’s entryway for Social Services, Commodities, and Elders Hall.

 

Tribal Council

Contact Number (269) 782-6323.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

 

Tribal Court

Contact Number (269) 783-0505.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

Call to schedule a notary services appointment to ensure the notary is on-site. 

 

The Court is holding hearings by three methods: phone, video conference, and in-person as necessary based on the circumstances of the case and/or limited phone/internet access while conforming to the Pokagon Band COVID-19 requirements.

 

Tribal Police

Contact Number (269) 782-2232.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

 

Zagbëgon

Contact Number (269) 783-2469.

Walk-ins between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday – Thursday. Call (269) 783-2469 to schedule an appointment on Friday.