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Fort Peck Service Unit

Verne E. Gibbs Health Center
Verne E. Gibbs Health Center

107 H. Street
P.O. Box 67
Poplar, MT 59255

Chief Redstone Clinic
Chief Redstone Clinic

550 6th Avenue North
P.O. Box 729
Wolf Point, MT 59201

White Buffalo Clinic
White Buffalo Clinic

805 Assiniboine Avenue
P.O. Box 67
Poplar, MT 59255

Hours of Operation in Both Clinics

8:00am - 4:30 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday

Who should I call?

General Information and to make appointments:
406-653-1641 - Chief Redstone
406-768-3491 - Verne E. Gibbs

Questions about Patient Referred Care (formerly CHS): 406-768- 2138

Questions about prescriptions/medications:
406-653-5631 - Chief Redstone
406-768-2169 - Verne E. Gibbs

Automatic Pharmacy refill line:
406-653-5650 - Chief Redstone
406-768-2220 - Verne E. Gibbs

Compliments or complaints: Tara Spradley - 406-768-2104
Questions about employment opportunities: Mary Ellen Frislie - 406-768-2103


Marjorie Spotted Bird, Chief Executive Officer 
Jackie Hippe, Deputy Chief Executive Officer 
Richard Donlick, Clinical Director

About the Facility

Fort Peck Service Unit is comprised of three clinics: The Verne E. Gibbs Health Center and White Buffalo Clinic are located in Poplar, Montana and the Chief Redstone Clinic located in Wolf Point, Montana; the clinics are located about 20 miles apart. Fort Peck Service Unit provides direct ambulatory and preventative health services through the Indian Health Service programs. We are accredited by The Joint Commission with Patient Centered Medical Home certification. 

Services Offered - Administered by the Indian Health Service

  •  Administration
  •  Appointments/Registration
  • Business Office
  • Laboratory
  • Nursing 
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Purchased Referred Care
  • Radiology
  • Specialty Clinics/Telehealth

Who should I call?

General Information and to make appointments:
Chief Redstone Clinic - (406) 653-1641 Verne E. Gibbs Health Center and White Buffalo Clinic - (406) 768-3491

Questions about Purchased Referred Care (PRC) formerly CHS: 
Jessicca Pribbernow, PRC Department – (406) 768-2191

Questions about prescriptions/medications:
Chief Redstone Clinic – (406) 653-5631 Verne E. Gibbs Health Center and White Buffalo Clinic – (406) 768-2169 

Automatic Pharmacy refill line:
Chief Redstone Clinic – (406) 653-5650 Verne E. Gibbs Health Center and White Buffalo Clinic – (406) 768-2220 

Compliments or complaints: 
Tara Johnson-Spradley, Quality Department – (406) 768-2104

Questions about employment opportunities: 
Laurel Menz, Administration Department – (406) 768-2103

Services Offered – Administered by the Fort Peck Tribal Health Department

  • Dental
  • Public Health Nursing

The Fort Peck Tribes Dental and Public Health Nursing Programs are located at the Chief Redstone Clinic and White Buffalo Clinic.   

General Information and to make appointments: Dental Program - White Buffalo Clinic (406) 768-2132 and Chief Redstone Clinic (406) 653-5616
Public Health Nursing Program – (406) 768-2122

Community Information

The Fort Peck Reservation is located in the northeastern part of Montana. The Fort Peck Reservation covers an area of approximately 80 miles long and 40 miles wide. This area consists of many rivers, valleys, streams and rolling prairie land. There is an abundance of wild animal life ranging from deer and antelope to a variety of birds.

The Fort Peck Reservation lies in the portion of Montana that has a "continental type climate". Annual rain fall is 12.72 inches and the climate is correspondingly dry. Summers are warm, but seldom oppressive. Sunny weather predominates during the warmer season, but interruptions in the form of thunder showers do occur, mostly in June and July, and in the afternoon or early evening.

The principle communities on the reservation:
Poplar - Located here are the headquarters for the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, the Fort Peck Indian Agency, the Verne E. Gibbs IHS Health Center, White Buffalo IHS Clinic, Poplar Community Hospital and Nursing Home. Poplar is the second largest town on the reservation and approximately 3,698 Indian people reside here.

Wolf Point - Located here is the Chief Redstone IHS Clinic, Faith Lutheran Home, and Trinity Hospital. Wolf Point is the largest town on the reservation and approximately 2,949 Indian people reside here.

Brockton, Frazer, Oswego, and Fort Kipp - These are the smaller communities within the reservation boundaries and approximately 472 Indian people reside in Brockton, 562 in Frazer, 71 in Oswego and 204 in Fort Kipp.
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