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PLEASE NOTE: The Federal grant for the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes ended on September 30, 2014. Please visit The Children’s Bureau website or contact your federal regional office for more information.

This website is remaining live to keep the resources and information the NRC4Tribes has published throughout the years easily accessible. We hope you find this website to be a valuable resource, however, it’s important to note this information is not being updated. For current child welfare news and resources visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway at

The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes (NRC4Tribes) is one of the new resource centers within the Children’s Bureau Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) National Network. The NRC4Tribes joins the Children's Bureau's Child Welfare Training and Technical Assistance Network (T/TANetwork) which is designed to improve child welfare systems and to support States and Tribes in achieving sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families.

The Children's Bureau is located within the Administration for Children,Youth and Families (ACF) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Tribes continue to be able to access training and technical assistance (T/TA) through various national resources centers within the Children’s Bureau national T/TA Network.The NRC for Tribes is the focal point for coordinated and culturally competent child welfare T/TA for Tribes within theT/TA Network.The NRC4Tribes works collaboratively with Tribes and the T/TA Network to assist Tribes in the enhancement of child welfare services and the promotion of safety, permanency and well-being for American Indian/Alaska Native children and families.

Getting to know us

NRC4Tribes Services NRC4Tribes Services

As a service of the Children's Bureau's Training and
Technical Assistance Network, we offer a variety of
skills to meet individual requests.

NRC4Tribes Staff Directory NRC4Tribes Staff and Partner Directory

Meet our staff and partner agencies

NRC4Tribes Mission and Philosophies NRC4Tribes Mission and Philosophies
The NRC4Tribes addresses child welfare needs
identified by Tribes, supports efforts for improved
Tribal child welfare practice, and works with Tribal
child welfare staff to achieve greater safety, permanency, and well being forchildren and families.
NRC4Tribes National Advisory Council NRC4Tribes National Advisory Council

The NRC4Tribes Advisory Council provide recommendations regarding the Networks approach to serving Title IV-B funded Tribal child welfare systems and improving practices with American Indians and Alaska Native children and families.

Children's Bureau T/TA Network Children's Bureau T/TA Network

The NRC4Tribes is a proud member of the Training and Technical Assistance Network.

NRC4Tribes Consultants NRC4Tribes Consultants

The NRC4Tribes Consultants are experienced in providing
T/TA for Tribal communities. Many of our consultants are
Tribal Members and all have excellent abilities and qualifications in providing technical assistance.

Children's Bureau Children's Bureau

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children and Families.

Contact Us Contact Us

For questions, comments, or to find out more about technical   assistance contact us here.

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