Programs and Services

Tribal Housing

The Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Housing Program is funded by the Native American Housing and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA), which was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996. The law allocated funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to Indian Tribes to provide safe and sanitary housing for low to moderate  income families. This program assists low to moderate income families  with Homebuyers Education and housing Counseling, Rehabilitation of owner occupied dwellings, and Down Payment assistance for first time  homebuyers. Promoting Fair Housing, this office complies with the Fair housing and Equal Opportunity Laws. 

Waccamaw Siouan Daycare Center

The Waccamaw Siouan Tribe began operation of the Waccamaw Siouan Child Care Center in July 1991. The center servers infants, toddlers and, preschoolers and is open from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  Our Daycare Center is a 3-star license facility with a capacity of 37.

Waccamaw Siouan Drum Circle

A youth driven organization dedicated to the advancement of Native American youth in the field of leadership, drug and alcohol prevention, diabetes education and cultural retention.

North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs

The North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs was created in 1971 by the North Carolina General Assembly to study Indian needs, deal effectively with Indian issues, and bring local, state, and federal resources into focus for the implementation or continuation of meaningful programs for Indian  citizens of the state, and to assist in social and economic development  of Native American communities. 


Some of the programs include:

  • Community Services - Provides services for older adults and persons with disabilities in Bladen,  Columbus, Cumberland, Halifax, Harnett, Sampson and Warren Counties of  North Carolina.
  • Work Force Development - Provides, Classroom Training,  Work Experience and Job Search and Placement Assistance to 59 of the  state's 100 counties.   


Representatives for the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe are: Ms. Shirley Freeman and Mr. Elton R. Jacobs


The NC Commission of Indian Affairs Is an Affiliate Organization.