Phone: (641) 484-4678 Toll Free: 1-800-944-9503 Fax: (641) 484-5424

OUR COMMUNITY SERVICES

Family Services

Our Mission is to empower children and their families to achieve or maintain a state of well-being while upholding the cultural values of the tribe and the laws that govern the tribal community.

PURPOSE

To strengthen families of the Meskwaki Indian Settlement by promoting healthy family functioning in an atmosphere of self-determination and traditional cultural values. Helping people connect with their extended family, community agencies and resources in a positive way to create a network of support. Individual, Family, and Group counseling are available to help families solve the situations and issues they may face in today’s world.

 

Protective Payee Program

Protective Payee Program

Strengthening families with guidance regarding payee services, minor per capita assistance, financial literacy and more ...
Read More
Child Care Voucher Program

Child Care Voucher Program

Assisting Meskwaki families with child care expenses ...
Read More
Indian Child Welfare Services

Indian Child Welfare Services

Providing advocacy and skill building to Meskwaki families ...
Read More
Victim Services

Victim Services

Working to increase positive outcomes for Native Women Children & families who are victims/survivors of assault, as well as provide ...
Read More

 

ICWA-INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT
The link below is provided as a service and resource to the Iowa Department of Human Services and Child Protection Workers as they work to provide Indian children with the best care possible while complying with state and federal provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
See: Indian Child Welfare Act

Meskwaki Family Services Staff
Program Director Mylene Wanatee
Sexual Assault Coordinator Kimberly Clair
Office Manager Lori Beck
ICWA Coordinator Pam Degener
Protective Payee Worker Tiffany Scheid
Victim Advocate Dara Jefferson
Victim Advocate Jason Kingbird
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate Jill Xander
Social Worker Brian Walker
Social Worker Samantha Magpie

 

Physical Address: Mailing Address: Phone: 641.484.4444
1834 340th Street
Tama, Iowa 52339
1834 340th Street
Tama, Iowa 52339
Fax: 641.484.2103
Print Friendly