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.
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.
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.
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:
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.