Serving the Navajo Nation

navajo division of social services

Navajo School Clothing Program


Mission Statement:


Navajo School Clothing Program (NSCP) is to assist Navajo Parents by providing their eligible child with a package of clothing to encourage school attendance and ultimately resulting in higher education levels for the Navajo people while working in conjunction with participating schools and on an emergency basis provide clothing to eligible children.

Who We Are


The Navajo School Clothing Program (NSCP) boasts its existence since 1954 and is currently under the Navajo Division of Social Services. The NSCP is a small program whom serves and assists students and families throughout the Navajo Nation. The NSCP Encourages Students, and Parents to support the program throughout the designated Council Delegates and Chapter Officials regarding the Program.

The NSCP has Provided school children with clothing on an annual basis. Many children have received clothing for many years and can remember the delight in receiving new clothes. Today is the same, the children are still extremely excited about their clothes. There are no income eligibility requirements to obtain school clothing.

The NSCP serves Navajo Children whom are enrolled at any of the Five Agencies throughout the Navajo Nation and must be attending any participating School District on the Navajo Reservation.

The NSCP also serves Navajo School children whom are residing off the Reservation who are enrolled with a participating School.

The NSCP works collaboratively with school entities to ensure student clothing orders are completed and submitted timely so that each student receives their school clothing package as soon as possible after the new school year begins.

The NSCP works diligently with delegated School Representative to ensure that the school clothing packages are received by the students.

The NSCP continues to seek the most up to date clothing styles, fashions , textures, colors, and sizes for the students.

The NSCP accepts exchanges within the 15 days of receipt of the clothing packages

The NSCP also assist school children with "Emergency Assistance" requests. Some cases would be for burnouts; immediate relocation of families/children; placement in youth/foster homes, and other referral requests are made.

The NSCP is managed by two (2) permanent full-time staff members; with 10+ temporary seasonal employees who procure receive, package and distribute the clothing package.

The NSCP school clothing distribution cycle runs from August to January each year Monday Thru Friday

Office Locations:


Administration Office
Admin Building 2, 2nd Floor
Navajo Boulevard
Window Rock AZ 86515

Phone: 928-871-7509
Phone: 928-871-6851
Fax: 928-871-7372

Physical Warehouse Location 
is at Old BIA Warehouse in Window Rock Area
east of DOJ Stone Building in Fenced area before Fleet Fuel Station.

Window Rock, Arizona 86515

Phone: No Phone
Fax:      No Fax


Administrative Staff:


Chris Wallace, MS
Program Manager

Phone: 928-871-7509

Betty Howard
Senior Office Specialist

Phone: 928-871-7509 or 6851

Marteessa L. Billy
Office Aide

Phone: 928-871-7509 or 6851


Power Point:                             Navajo School Clothing SY2018-2019 School Orientation   

Download Forms (PDF):           NSCP Flyer           Participating Form         Request for Emergency Form


Emergency Numbers


Navajo Nation Police Department

(928) 871-6111

(928) 871-6113

SFP Crisis Line

(505) 368-1157

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


1 (800) 273-8255 (TALK)


Report Child Abuse or Neglect


Call #7233 Cell Phone



NDSS Executive



Adminstration Building 2


Window Rock AZ

P. (928) 871-6851

F. (928) 871-7372


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Child Care Development Fund

P. (928) 871-6629

Developmental Disabilities

P. (928) 871-8067

Dept. of Family Services

P. (928) 871-6556

Navajo Children & Family Services

P. (928) 871-6806

Dept. For Self Reliance

P. (928) 810-8553

Navajo School Clothing Program

P. (928) 871-7509

Navajo Treatment Center for Children & Their Families

P. (928) 871-7679

Strengthening Families Program

P. (928) 871-7629