Anishinaabek Family Services

Build a healthy community and strengthen our families by providing comprehensive strength-based and culturally appropriate services that promote healthy lifestyles and self-sufficiency.

Develop a humanistic program that fits the needs of the family and community and to create an awareness about the services that exist to prevent child abuse and neglect.


Prevention Services: Provided to families on a voluntary basis, where there is an identified potential for child abuse or neglect.

Intervention Services: Provided when a substantiated report of abuse and neglect occurs within the six-county service area resulting in Tribal or State court involvement.

Child Protection Services: Investigation on Tribal lands, of any reported incident of child abuse or neglect of children less than eighteen years of age.

Adoption Services: Provides adoption services to Tribal members.

Licensing: Licenses foster care, group homes, and shelter homes on the reservation.

Monitoring: Monitors all cases outside of the six-county service area involving GTB children placed outside of their parental home, due to substantiated child abuse and/or neglect charges.


Phone: 231-534-7681    Fax: 231-534-7706    Email: helen.cook@gtbindians.com

This page last updated on 1/27/2017.

 

The Grand Traverse Band of
Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

2605 N. West Bay Shore Dr.
Peshawbestown, MI 49682
Toll Free Exchange/Administration Desk:1-866-534-7750

Webmaster: (231) 534-7366 or (231)534-7008