About Us

Human services department offers help, and provides services for the entire community. Each department has is special services that they will be more than happy to assist you in anyway they can.

Some services are offered to tribal members only or just to the community of Towaoc. The human services department Services divisions includes Sunrise Youth Shelter, Senior Citizens Program, Social Service Program, and Vocational Rehabilitation Program.





Sunrise Youth Shelter

The Sunrise Youth Shelter provides a safe, nurturing and educational environment promoting positive choices and daily living skills in a homelike atmosphere. Residents are prepared to transition back into their homes, foster homes or therapeutic treatment facilities.

Phone:  970-565-9634

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Senior Citizens Program

To promote health, nutrition and support services for the elders of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Towaoc and White Mesa Communities. And to assist other Tribal Programs enhancing the quality of life for seniors/elders who are 55 years or older and whom either resides in their own home or family members.

Phone:  (970)  564-0630

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Social Service Program

"Promote family (cultural) centered strengths based/solution focused approaches which are designed to empower families and youth with traditional and not-traditional strategies that will assist in alleviating obstacles that may be presenting issues, keeping in mind what is in the best interest of the child utilizing all reasonable efforts."

Phone:  970-564-5307

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Vocational Rehabilitation Program

The Human services of the vocational rehabilitation to the members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe with a disability that has impacted their employment potential.

Phone:  970-564-5719



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