Health Resources

Mission
To increase the health and wellbeing of the San Carlos Apache Tribe by promoting educational and healthy lifestyles; delivering the highest quality services while continuously embracing our history and strengthening pride in our cultural identity.

Vision
The vison of the San Carlos Apache Tribe is to be self-sufficient and in control of our future while practicing spiritual, physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing.

The San Carlos Apache Tribe’s Department of Health and Human Services (DDHS) provides administrative, financial, and technical assistance to 13 tribal health programs in an effort to improve the health and wellbeing of the San Carlos Apache Tribal members.

DHHS Administration duties consist of the following:

  • Develops infrastructure for accreditation by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Car (AAAHC)
  • Makes recommendations to the Tribe’s Health and Welfare Committee and the San Carlos Tribal Council concerning federal programs, services, functions or activities (PSFAs) that may be contracted by the Tribe;
  • Bills Third-party resources for DHHS programs;
  • Conducts epidemiological research, collects and analyzes data to improve health outcomes and services
  • Integrates and coordinates care among the DHHS programs and with external agencies and organizations of the reservation on the city and state levels
  • Sustains and enhances existing programs and services by seeking grant funding;
  • Advocates on behalf of Tribe during consultation meetings with all applicable and health related agencies, the Tribal Council, SCAT departments, community agencies, and local/state/federal agencies in health promotion/disease prevention efforts.
  • Develops and natures interest of tribal members to seek health professional careers.

Programs include:

  • ALTCS
  • Animal Control
  • CHR
  • EMS/Fire Program
  • NEMT
  • Food Distribution
  • Older Adult Center (OAC)
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Health Education
  • WIC
  • Wellness Center
  • PHEP

Health Resources

Building 15 San Carlos Ave.
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Phone: (928) 475-2798
Fax: (928) 475-241-7550

Mailing Address
PO Box 0
San Carlos,AZ 85550

San Carlos Apache Tribe
PO Box 0
San Carlos, AZ 85550

CONTACT US

support@scat-nsn.gov