The Division of Social Services strives to provide excellent customer service and continually promotes the relationship with children and families.

-Sharon Begay-McCabe,MSW
Executive Division Director


The Navajo Nation Council established Division of Social Services on September 14, 1989 by resolution CS-57-89. The Government Services Committee amended the Division Plan of Operation and approved the Division Mater Plan of Operation on June 30, 2009 by resolution GSCJN-17-09.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to have strong families and communities through cultural identity, wellness and self-sufficiency.

Mission Statement

Navajo Division of Social Services will advocate for change and empower and strengthen our families and communities by providing quality, holistic, culture, and value-based services!

NDSS - Administration

48 West Highway 264
Quality Inn Office
Complex Suite #203
P.O. Box 4590
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928-871-6851
Fax: 928-871-7372

Sharon Begay-McCabe

MSW, Executive Division Director


The Executive Director, through the Executive Administration office, shall ensure that social (human) services are provided and are consistent with professional social work ethics, values, and in accordance with Navajo cultural values and traditions. The Executive Director shall also ensure that the services provided would help to reduce and alleviate hardship and have the ultimate purpose of contributing to Navajo self-sufficiency. The Executive Director shall also serve as an advocate for clients, special target groups and develop social services priorities, needs and/or issues.

Navajo Nation Program for Self Reliance

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Childcare Development Funds

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Department of Family Services

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