NICWA is dedicated to providing its members with access to information, people, and resources to facilitate their work in Native child welfare and build a national network of Indian child welfare advocates. Being a NICWA member has privileges we hope you will take advantage of. We provide many services and products to individuals, tribes, and organizations, which our members love!

Are you a member? Please contact your member relations manager at for more information, or to get involved in NICWA’s work!

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NICWA Member Benefits:

Members-Only E-Bulletin
Each month, members receive an electronic newsletter which includes timely updates on ICW-related issues, grants, webinars, and links to other professional development opportunities and resources. Please contact us if you have something to share. Past issues are archived on the members-only website.

Members-Only Webinars, Conference Calls, and Podcasts
Each month, NICWA holds a members-only webinar or conference call for our members on relevant topics related to ICW. Please contact us for information, to request a topic, or if you are interested in presenting to NICWA members.

Discounts on Annual Conference Registration
Individual members receive a $75 discount on regular and early-bird registration fees for our annual Protecting our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Cedar and Sage members receive multiple registration discounts. You can add a membership renewal at the same time that you register for our annual conference.

This publication is sent to NICWA donors and members on a quarterly basis. Please contact us if you have questions about this or any of our publications.

Member of the Year Award
Please nominate a fellow member (individual or program) for our annual member recognition award, announced at our annual conference.

Discounts on Our Online Training Courses
Take a self-paced Introduction to the Indian Child Welfare Act or Introduction to Working with Substance-Abusing Families training and earn continuing education units.

Discounts on Trainings
To take advantage of member pricing for NICWA training institutes, the online ICWA course, or technical assistance for your tribe or organization, you will need to provide your member number. Please contact us about relevant discounts for various member levels.