Purpose: To protect children and families by implementing the requirements established in the Hocak Nation Children & Family Act and Ho-Chunk customs and tradition. Children & Family Services also assist the County Child Protection Units in facilitating their responsibilities under the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Services provided: An Intake Specialist receives referrals in regards to child protective issues; an ICW (Indian Child Welfare) worker provides assistance with intakes, home studies for placement homes and assists with ICW cases. Social Workers/Case Managers investigate intakes; facilitate prevention services; provide protective services for children; facilitate services to counties and families for ICW cases in the County court systems.
Black River Falls
Mailing Address: Contact Numbers:
P.O. Box 40 Telephone 715-284-2622
808 Red Iron Road Toll Free 888 -343-8190
Black River Falls, WI 54615 Fax 715-284-9486
House of Wellness 888-560-4616
S2845 White Eagle Lane
Baraboo, WI 53913
Funding Sources: Tribal and Federal Indian Child Welfare, Department of Health and Human Services, CIP1B and Title IVB.
Services include Child Protection, Juvenile Justice Program, Elder Abuse Services and Independent Living Skills.
*All reports regarding the safety concerns of children or elders must be processed by an Intake Specialist
Intake Specialist (715) 284-7746
Eligibility: All enrolled or enrollable Ho-Chunk children
Mailing Address: Contact Number:
Director of Children and Family Services
Valerie Blackdeer/CSW email@example.com
During Regular Business Hours Contact: