Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Employment/Career Development Assistance
December 19, 2018


The Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program provides funding to tribes, tribal and Indian organizations to recruit, place and retain health professionals to meet the staffing needs of Indian health programs.


Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program is administered by Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a Native American/American Indian and you or your family member must be enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaskan Native village. In addition, you must be a health care professional who is qualified/certified/licensed in dentistry, family medicine, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, psychiatry, as a nurse or nurse anesthetist, or you must have completed a professional degree and currently study or intend to pursue study in the field of health care.

Application Details

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below. To receive benefits through this program, you much check with the tribe in whose service area you reside

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