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Indian Child Welfare

Indian Child Welfare Program aims to strengthen the Oneida Tribe by preserving stability and reuniting Oneida Families through the use of cultural and traditional values.

About Us

The Indian Child Welfare Program is to strengthen the Oneida Nation by preserving stability and reuniting Oneida Families through the use of cultural and traditional values.

Indian Child Welfare (ICW) has been established to prevent the breakup of Oneida families and prevent the removal of Oneida children from their homes. The department is responsible for child abuse and neglect case work, in cooperation with the respective county/state/private agencies. Working under the Federal guideline of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, ICW will work to ensure that out of home placement of Oneida children will be according to the placement preferences as stated in the ICWA. ICW will work to ensure that out of home placement of Oneida children will be according to the placement preferences as stated in the ICWA. ICW will follow a family throughout the case from Intake to Reunification/Permanency. ICW also works with Juvenile diversion and truancy.

Eligibility

Indian Child Welfare services are available to Oneida families with children who are enrolled or eligible for enrollment from birth to 18 years old as stated in the Indian Child Welfare Act and in accordance with Oneida Nation’s Enrollment policy.


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How to Make a Report

Suspected Child Abuse-Neglect Report

  • If in imminent danger please call 911 or local police department.
  • To make a report regarding suspected child abuse or neglect please call the ICW department at (920) 490-3700 and request to speak with the Access worker. Or you can call Child Protective Services in the county the child resides in.

Brown County Child Protection Services
Office Switchboard: (920) 448-6000
Direct Line to Workers: (920) 448-6035
After Hours: (920) 448-3200 (Green Bay Police Department)
Fax: (920) 48-4443

http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/page_c3419191ba64/?department=dd09bd30c78e&subdepartment=80ece04f3290

Outagamie County Child Protection Services
Office: (920) 832-5161
After Hours: (920) 832-4646
Fax: (920) 832-5180

http://www.outagamie.org/index.aspx?page=490

Eligibility
Indian Child Welfare services are available to Oneida families with children who are enrolled or eligible for enrollment from birth to 18 years old as stated in the Indian Child Welfare Act and in accordance with Oneida Nation’s Enrollment policy

FAQ

https://www.nicwa.org/what_we_do/documents/NICWA%20FAQ.pdf

-Flow Chart of Court Process
-Flow Chart of ICWA CPS

Additional/Contact Info