Serving the Navajo Nation

navajo division of social services

Navajo Children and Family Services

Important Announcement:

The Program is not accepting any Adoption Applications at this time, due to a shortage in staff. Please check back with the program in the spring of 2018. If you should have any questions, please call (928) 871-6806. Thank you for your understanding.


Navajo Children and Family Services (NCFS) Mission:

We believe in the strengths and resiliency of families who are our partners and for whom we advocate to preserve their cultural identity and families. We work as a team to respectfully and honestly serve and support children and families.

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Unit:
The ICWA Unit was established to promote the stability and security of Navajo families by providing services to preserve and reunite Navajo families who are located off the reservation with their children who are subject to removal from their parents for placement in foster care or adoptive homes.

Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS) - Adoption Unit Mission:
The Adoption Unit promotes the permanent placement of Native American children in Native American homes for the preservation of cultural identity.




Address: PO Box 769, St. Michaels, AZ 86511 

PHONE: (928) 871-7006 

FAX: (928) 871-7604


St Micheals


NCFS - Administrative & APPSS UnitAddress:

PO Box 1930, Window Rock, AZ 86515 

PHONE: (928) 871-6806 

FAX: (928) 871-7667



Window Rock, AZ 86515