National Child Welfare Association

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Together, we can protect the most vital resource of American Indian people—our children.


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National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

5100 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, Oregon 97239
Telephone: (503) 222-4044
Fax: (503) 222-4007

Hours: Monday—Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Questions about ICWA? If you have questions about an ICWA case or other Indian child welfare issues, please visit our ICWA Compliance page and review the online resources and Frequently Asked Questions before contacting the NICWA office. Please be aware that NICWA cannot provide any legal advice. Also note that NICWA is not a direct service provider; we do not provide case management. If you contact us, our staff will do our best to answer your questions within a reasonable timeframe and direct you toward helpful resources.

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