Indian Child Welfare - Homes for Cherokee Kids


Principal Chief's Message

Who are the children?

- Native American children in custody of a tribe or state.

- Native American children ages 0-17.

- Native American children in sibling groups.

- Native American children with special physical or emotional needs.

- Native American children mixed with another ethnicity.

Contact CN ICW

Phone: 918-458-6900
E-mail: Homes4Kids@cherokee.org 
Protecting our tribe's future, one child at a time.

Our Mission

Remembering our past, protecting the present and securing our future for generations to come by providing an array of protective, supportive, and child focused services to families needing assistance in maintaining a self sufficient and healthy environment.

For More Information About Foster Care or Adoption

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FYI - News to Use

Upcoming Events for February, 2017

Listed below are upcoming events and cultural training opportunities for Cherokee Nation Resource Families.  Please check with your certification worker to confirm the amount of credit you can receive for classes you attend.

 

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in February, including the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion at the W.W. Hastings Campus and the annual Cherokee Nation Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

Feb. 2

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Three Rivers Health Center in Muskogee hosts a blood drive. Blood donors will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call 918-781-6518.

Feb. 6

9 to 11 a.m. – Sequoyah Schools hosts its annual 8th Grade Day at the school’s gym in Tahlequah. Students who attend will receive a tour of the campus, information about courses, extracurricular activities and an enrollment application. For more information, call 918-453-5170.

Feb. 6-9

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community & Cultural Outreach has partnered with the Native Learning Center to bring two days of grant writing and two days of grant management training. The training will be hosted at the Tsa La Gi community room behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-207-4953.

Feb. 16

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a blood drive at the Tsa La Gi community room in Tahlequah. Blood donors will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 5841.

Feb. 17

11 a.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the groundbreaking ceremony for the 469,000-square-foot expansion at the W.W. Hastings Campus in Tahlequah.

Feb. 18

10 a.m. – The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service participates in the annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Oklahoma at the Arrowhead Resort on Illinois River near Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-316-3668.

Feb. 20

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Complex, satellite offices and health centers will be closed for President’s Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

Feb. 21

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

Feb. 22

Cherokee Nation Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. Tribal leaders and employees will be on site to promote the tribe’s culture as well as programs and services.

Feb. 28

10 a.m. and 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community & Cultural Outreach hosts the presentation Interpersonal Communication – Developing Personal and Professional Relationships led by Chris Welch as part of the department’s Gadel’tiqua (I’m Learning) Training Series. Presentation will be held at 10 a.m. and a second class at 6 p.m. at the Osiyo training room located behind the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop in Tahlequah. To RSVP for either class, email Chris Welch at chris-welch@cheorkee.org.