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About Us

The Navajo Division of Social Services (NDSS) is under the Executive Branch of the Navajo Nation’s three-branch government under the direction of the Executive Director.

The Executive Director oversees the entire Navajo Division of Social Services to ensure that efficient and adequate social services and human services are provided in consistent with professional social work ethics, values, and in accordance with Navajo cultural values and tradition.

The Office of the Executive Director comprises of the following sections: administrative support, communications, financial management, human resources, information technology, and policy.


To promote the holistic and cultural values of T’áá hwó ájít’éego and K’e to individuals and families to have safer and healthier communities for future generations.


To advocate for change, empower and strengthen our children, families, and communities by providing quality, holistic, cultural, and value-based services