NICWA Celebrates April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since our establishment in 1983, the month of April has been central in our work to build the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and communities to prevent child maltreatment.

New Resource to Support Families Encountering the Child Welfare System

A new resource from the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) includes timely information for families encountering the child welfare system with guidance including what to do if a parent is reported for abuse or neglect or if their child is removed from their home. This resource is made possible with generous support from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund.

NICWA and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Partner to Support and Promote the Unique Needs of Native Children and their Families

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) has received a generous $300,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a federally recognized American Indian tribe located near the city of Highland, California, to provide resources to Native families across the nation that encounter the child welfare system. These resources include print public service announcements, podcasts, webinars, and social media campaigns.

NICWA Endorses Emergency Family Stabilization Act

(PORTLAND, Ore. June 11, 2020)—The National Indian Child Welfare Association announced its official endorsement for S.3923, the Emergency Family Stabilization Act, which would help families, youth, and children faced with homelessness in the wake of the COVID-19...

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