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Indian Child Welfare

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Nez Perce Tribe Social Services
Child Protection Services
P.O. Box 365
385 Agency Road
Lapwai, ID 83540
Ph: 208-843-7302
Fax: 208-843-9401

VISION

To ensure the protection and welfare of Indian children living on the reservation and Nez Perce children, who live off the reservation.

 

GOALS

To provide and coordinate services to ensure the welfare of Nez Perce children who have been determined to be wards of the court, both within the tribal court system as well as state court systems.  Family reunification, education, ensure court compliance, and monitor states' compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).

 

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

To provide child welfare assistance to children who were determined to be wards of the Tribal court.  Provide transportation, referral, support, supervised visitations, family reunification services, ensure court compliance, foster care support, and monitoring/support of all children and involved family members.  Work with states to ensure compliance of the Indian Child Welfare Act; received approximately 8 inquiries per month.

 

STAFF

  • Jackie McArthur, BA, Social Services Manager

  • Joni Williams, BA, Indina Child Welfare Director




PROGRAM COMPONENTS

  • Indian Child Welfare

  • ICWA Monitoring

  • Court Referrals

  • Coordinate with State Health & Welfare

  • Independent Living Program Liaison

  • Casey Family Programs

  • Foster/Kinship Care Retention

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Nez Perce Tribe Social Services
Child Protection Services
P.O. Box 365
385 Agency Road
Lapwai, ID 83540
Ph: 208-843-7302
Fax: 208-843-9401

 

 



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