Tribal TANF - Child Welfare Coordination Grants

  • Alaska TTCW Grantee

    Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
    Juneau, AK

    Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
    Anchorage, AK

  • Arizona TTCW Grantee

    Pascua Yaqui
    Tucson, Arizona

  • California TTCW Grantee

    Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
    Rohnert Park, CA

    Karuk Tribe
    Happy Camp, CA

  • Montana TTCW Grantee

    Chippewa Cree Tribe
    Box Elder, MT

    Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
    Pablo, MT

  • Washington TTCW Grantee

    South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
    Shelton, WA


    • Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

Project:  Tribal TANF - Child Welfare Coordination Grants
Funding: $225,000 a year for 5 years. Grants awarded for FY 2015 - FY2020

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Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHIT)


Tribal Family and Youth Services                                                  
320 West Willoughby Avenue, Suite 300                                                                         
Juneau, Alaska  99801                                                   
Program Contact: Francine Jones, TFYS Director                     
Phone:  907-463-7162 or 800-344-1432 x 7162                                             

CCTHIT will implement a culturally specific Structured Decision Making (SDM) assessment. The project will offer strengths-based case management, prevention and early intervention services for TANF eligible families at risk of child abuse and neglect.

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc (CITC)                                                                              
3600 San Jeronimo Drive, Suite 138                                                                                                         
Anchorage, Alaska  99508                                                                                                                                 
Program Contact: David Crowson, Senior Director for Planning                        
Phone:  907-793-3101                                                                                                                                                

CITC’s project will screen Tribal TANF applicants for risk of child abuse or neglect, provide integrated case management, and institute interdepartmental collaboration through staff training and new service patterns.


Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

Pascua Yaqui
7474 S. Camino de Oeste,
Tucson, AZ 85757
Program Contact:  Irma Valencia, TANF Executive Director
Phone:  520-879-5645
Fax: 520-879-6359


Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

Karuk Tribe                 
64236 Second Avenue                                                        
Happy Camp, California  96039-1016                                       
Program Contact: Patricia Hobbs, Director of Behavioral Health         
Phone:  530-493-1600.                         

The project will support implementation of a culturally appropriate system of care that provides wraparound services and supports to TANF recipient families at risk of child abuse and neglect.

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria                               
6400 Redwood Drive, Suite 300                               
Rohnert Park, California  94928-2338                           
Program Contact: Tim Campbell, Grants Services Manager       
Phone:  707-566-2288. Ext 119.                                                        

The Tribe will implement the Strengthening Families Framework into its home visiting program, and train staff on Trauma Informed Care and System of Care principles for working with youth in or at risk of entering out-of-home placements and their families.


Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation                                   
31 Agency Square                                              
Box Elder, MT 59521                               
Program Contact: Elaine Top Sky, Tribal TANF/Family Resource Center Director    
Phone:  406-395-5814 x 212                                   

Chippewa Cree Tribe will adapt a system of care approach to provide wraparound services,
develop comprehensive family assessments, and coordinate service plans to tribal families at risk of child abuse and neglect on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes                             
PO Box 278                                          
Pablo, Montana  59855-0278                        
Program Contact: Charlene Peter, Contract Specialist                               
Phone: 406-675-2700 Ext. 1025                                                 

Confederated Salish and Kooteani Tribes will continue to implement a family strengths-based wraparound service delivery model.  The project will provide intake/assessment/case-management, support services and referrals to tribal and community resources for TANF eligible families. The project will also implement family group decision-making meetings for tribal children in or at risk of out-of-home placements.


Tribe with one or more TTCW programs

South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency                                                
3104 SE Old Olympic Highway                         
Shelton, Washington  98584                                                                      
Program Contact Whitney Jones, Executive Deputy Director                          
Phone:  360-426-3990 ext 3202                                 
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency will implement a holistic, culturally centered service delivery program designed to prevent adverse childhood experiences within tribal families. The project aims to increase family stability through parenting and relationship skill building programs and coordinate services to improve family economic security among TANF eligible families within the Nisqually, Skokomish and Squaxin Island Tribal communities.

Last Reviewed: June 19, 2019

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