Indian Child Welfare Act Law Center

Address:
Suite 104
1730 Clifton Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Address:
Suite 104
1730 Clifton Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Visit Website

Indian Child Welfare Act Law Center

Address:
Suite 104
1730 Clifton Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Visit Website

Our Goals

To provide the highest quality of legal services for Indian families

To preserve and reunite Indian families who are impacted by the child protection system

To collaborate with Indian families and tribes to secure safe and loving homes for their children when out of home placement is necessary

To advocate for the best interests of Indian children and their right to maintain family and tribal connections

To end the disparities in the number of out of home placements of Indian children

Our Values

Justice – a culturally relevant specific and holistic approach to the delivery of legal services

Engagement – an active presence in the Indian community

Collaboration – a belief that working with each child’s tribe is essential; a recognition of the importance and necessity of state, tribal, and county child protection systems

Understanding – an ability to promote knowledge and awareness of the significance of the ICWA through historical and cultural perspectives Our Work Native American child beaded moccasins

Representing Indian families affected by the child protection system

Collaborating with tribes, community services providers, and child protection professionals to provide a responsive and meaningful approach to address our clients’ strengths and struggles

Advocating for systematic responses for better meeting the needs of Indian children and families

Training focused on compliance with the mandates and spirit of the ICWA

Categories:

  • Economic
  • Family
  • ICWA
  • Legal Aid
  • Nations

Type:

Program

  • Native led organization
  • None