Monday - Friday

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

(970) 565-3751

 

 

Community Services Departments

The Community Services Departments includes sub division(s) to help better serve the community and tribal members alike

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life, physical comfort, safety, transport, provide & support cultural/traditional services, communication, health, nutrition, and spiritual well-being in order to promote strong work ethics, personal independence, and a sense of Family, Culture and Community for the NUCHIU.

These services of the sub division(s) of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Community Services Department provides opportunities to the abilities to help yourself and /or for the betterment of the tribe.

Other services that are under Community Services Departments of the tribe include:

  • Public Works Program
  • Planning & Development Department
  • Information Service Program
  • Food Distribution Program
  • Transportation Service Program
  • Recreation Program
  • Housing Authority (TDHE)

 


 

 

Public Works Program

The mission of the Public Works Program is to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for the Ute Mountain Ute Community (Towaoc and White Mesa).  Public services will be provided in the most cost efficient and timely manner, while maintaining the highest quality and standards possible. 

Phone:  970-564-5490

After Hours:  1-866-466-9763

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Planning & Development Department

The mission of the Planning & Development Department is to provide greater opportunities for the sustainability & for the well-being of the Nuchu together with community improvements & continuous life safety enhancements that will be in keeping with the highest traditions of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal culture and generally improve the quality of life on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation.

Phone: (970) 565-3751  Ext. 698

Director: Bernadette Cuthair

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Information Service Program

The mission of the Information Service Program AKA: Echo Department is to serves both the Towaoc and White Mesa communities with local news, community information and special events coverage. The Echo Department also provides the Ute Mountain Tribe with the opportunity to express their freedom of speech.

Phone:  (970) 564-5560

Director: Amie Hammond

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Food Distribution Program

The mission of the Food Distribution Program is to........To motivate and educate people to lower their risk of type 2 diabetes and to improve the quality of life for Tribal Members with type 2 diabetes. We believe through education, motivation, and support people can learn to make positive lifestyle changes and prevent type 2 diabetes from developing.

Phone:  (970) 565-3751 Ext. 315

Director:Harvey Frost Jr.

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Transportation Service Program

The mission of the Transportation Service Program is to establish the responsibility and authority for the management of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's motor vehicle fleet and/or equipment. To provide for the maintenance, utilization, new purchase and replacement of all Tribal vehicles and related equipment.

Phone:  (970) 565-3751 Ext. 669

Director: Tristan Watts

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Recreation Program

The mission of the Recreation Program is to promote physical, spiritual and mental wellness and a sense of community through recreation and leisure time activities.

Phone:  (970) 564-5360

Director: Kia Whiteskunk

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Housing Authority (TDHE)

The mission of the Ute Mountain Housing Authority is to ......To motivate and educate people to lower their risk of type 2 diabetes and to improve the quality of life for Tribal Members with type 2 diabetes. We believe through education, motivation, and support people can learn to make positive lifestyle changes and prevent type 2 diabetes from developing.

Phone:  (970) 565-4283

AFTER HOURS ………………….. (970) 769-2754

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About the Reservation

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is located in the Four Corners region of the United States. The majority of the reservation consist of lands about 553,008 acres in Montezuma and La Plata Counties, Colorado and San Juan County, New Mexico.

All of these lands are held in trust by the U.S. Government. The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation has substantial range, historical, and archaeological resources.

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is a Sovereign Nation.Currently the reservations has about 2,000+ residents.

Resource(s):

    - Geology & Resources of the Paradox Basin 1996

    - legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

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Sovereign Nation

Employment

We elect to practice our Sovereign rights and use TRIBAL PREFERENCE – To Qualified Individual In Following PRIORITY FOR EMPLOYMENT:

  1. ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER OF THE UMUT
  2. SO. & NO. UTE TRIBAL MEMBERS
  3. LEGAL SPOUSE OF UMUT
  4. OTHER FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED NATIVE AMERICAN

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Contact Us:

  • Phone:
    (970) 565-3751
  • Fax:
    (970) 564-5709
  • Address:
    125 Mike Wash Rd.
    Towaoc, CO 81334