Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers a number of social services for Native Americans with the goal of self-sufficiency. CPN is the largest employer in Pottawatomie County with more than 2,000 employees across multiple enterprises. Gaming, hospitality, grocery, government and baking career opportunities are available. Programs are also available to assist with resume writing, job referrals, interview tips, job placement and more.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services provides high-quality, evidence-based and culturally suitable medical and dental care, public health services, and behavioral health and substance abuse counseling to members of Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and members of other federally recognized American Indian tribes and nations and Alaskan Natives.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a federally recognized tribe of more than 30,000 tribal citizens around the world. To be eligible for Citizen Potawatomi Nation citizenship individuals must be able to provide documents connecting them to an enrolled lineal ancestor.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation is thankful for the sacrifices and service from our Veterans. CPN Veteran’s Organization, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans’ Memorial and Veteran’s Outreach offer recognition as well as social opportunities and support for our service members in all branches of the military.
The Community Development Corporation is a tribally chartered non-profit corporation designed to provide capital and technical assistance for projects that create a healthy tribal economy through a commercial loan program tailor packaged to help Native American businesses to become more competitive and profitable.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation's Title VI Program began in the early 1980s to serve the needs of elderly Native Americans. Since then, the number of elders whom it serves has grown significantly, as has our list of services available to them. Native Americans age 55 and older who live within the Citizen Potawatomi Nation jurisdiction are encouraged to participate in the program.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation is pleased to provide transportation services to Shawnee and Tecumseh area residents free of charge. This service helps those age 18 and older get to their medical appointments, go shopping, gain their GED, apply for jobs, participate in programs such as the meals at the Senior Center and more.
The Office of Environmental Health's mission is to raise the health status of Native Americans to the highest level by providing safe drinking water systems and sanitary sewage and solid waste disposal services.
The mission of Citizen Potawatomi Nation's Department of Real Estate Services (DRES) is to expand and develop the Nation's land base. In pursuit of this mission, DRES is subdivided into several interrelated functional areas.