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Indian Services Mission

To facilitate support for tribal people and tribal governments by promoting safe and quality living environments, strong communities, self sufficient and individual rights, while enhancing protection of the lives, prosperity and well being of American Indians and Alaska Natives.


Prevention & Recovery: Fall 2012 - This issue contains Young Leaders Shaping Communities, Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010, BIE, Youth Council: Family & Child Education, U.S. Cabinet Members Visit a Reservation, Helpful Links for Violence Agains Women Act, and more.   Download PDF copy here - 3.75 mb

Prevention & Recovery: A Quarterly Newsletter - Summer Issue 2012 - This issue contains articles on the important roll of culture as a strength in Indian Country in regards to substance abuse, a highlight of the Family and Youth Services Bureau, what works in tribal communities, one elder's counsel to others, grants, events, announcements, and much more.  Download PDF copy here - 1.4 64 kb

Prevention & Recovery: A Quarterly Newsletter - Spring Issue 2012 - Download PDF Copy Here -  1.19 mb


Indian Services News, Upcoming Conferences/Trainings:

NEW! Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants

NEW!  How-To Effectively Implement General Assistance into Pub. L. 102-477 Plan

NEW!  ICWA - Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice (Federal Register)

NEW! For all aspects to P.L. 93-638 - Click on Indian Services- Division of Self Determination

Latest  Tribal Leaders Directory 

NEW!  Dear Tribal Leader Letter notifying Tribes of listening session on ICWA -Tuesday, March 11, 2014