Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

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.

Type(s) of Youth Work

Wrap-Around Services

Age Group(s) Supported

All age groups