Tuwaduq Family Services
Located: Tuwaduq Family Services 561 North Tribal Center Road Skokomish Nation, WA 98584
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am. to 5 pm.
Phone: (360) 426-7788 Fax: (360) 877-6585
- Tuwaduq Family Services is dedicated to the promotion of social, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of the present and future generations; building toward an independent, healthy nation that preserves the traditional values, culture and customs of the Tuwaduq people. Tuwaduq Family Services will provide programs and services to children, youth, families and community designed to create a self-reliant and self-
sufficient Skokomish Tuwaduq Nation.
Our goal is to develop wrap around programs that provide an array of services in one facility. We are creating a circle of care system that addresses multiple issues an individual or family may experience. The staff and programs are working as a team to insure that each individual and family receives the services or referral resources available to meet their needs.
Summary of Services
- Social Services Manager – Administers and oversees all operations within the Social Services Department, including authorizing all contracts, agreements, referral transactions, and budget expenditures. Is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of personnel and program planning.
- Administrative Assistant / Office Manager – Provides administrative assistance to the Director and Social Services Staff and programs. Responsible for the department’s overall administrative efforts, setting-up and organizing workspace and obtaining all the necessary logistical and office equipment and supplies for the staff.
- Drug and Alcohol Program – Is an outpatient program providing assessments, setting up treatment and aftercare. Primary goals are intervention, prevention, community education outreach and treatment of chemical dependency of all levels.
- Mental Health Program – Provides outreach, community education, support groups, evaluations and counseling to individuals, children, couples and families to promote mental, physical, spiritual, and cultural well- being through assistance with communication skills, wellness, self-esteem, post-traumatic stress disorder, life crisis, grief, oppression, depression, aging or illness and abuse issues.
- Indian Child Welfare – Provides services to ensure the health and safety of children. The primary goal of ICW is to preserve families and give children the opportunity to live and grow in a supportive and well environment. ICW provides investigative services of child abuse and neglect. ICW provides community education that strengthens families and incorporates best practice models that respect and incorporate cultural and traditional values. Provides outreach, community education, support groups and parenting education.
- Family Violence – Provides victims of violence support through advocacy, emergency shelter and necessities. Community education and prevention of domestic and family violence, follow-up, home visits, phone contacts with clients, continued advocacy that may include court appearances with the victims and provides referrals to other resources.
- HOPE Program – This is a new program being designed for implementation by June of 2004. This program will utilize cultural activities, such as language, crafts, stories and history as alternative methods to address child and family violence, substance abuse, and the effects of oppression and historical trauma. Through these cultural and traditional activities we will regain our identity take responsibility for the preservation of future generations.
- Community Health Representative – Provides support services to all Social Service staff by providing transportation for clients, outreach and home visits.
- Youth D/A Prevention Program – Implements many prevention programs including the summer recreation program, after school activities and sports and recreation throughout the year. Organizes field trips and assists in community events. This program consists of a Youth D/A Prevention Specialist, two Community Involvement Specialists and a Youth Prevention Coordinator/Alcohol Drug counselor trainee.
- Skokomish Youth Council – This program is over seen by the Youth Prevention Coordinator/Alcohol Drug Counselor Trainee. SYC is currently a 17-member council with officers and bylaws that promote youth community involvement. SYC designs and implements programs and events that promote healthy leadership and prepares the next generation for their role as our next leaders.
- Skill Builders Program – This program is made up of 6 master level clinicians that provides children counseling through a mental health model that promotes social, emotional, self-esteem, communication and conflict resolution skills in our public school, Head Start program and Education Department.
- Garden Project- Provides organic fresh vegetables for community elders and all other community members who may need fresh vegetables. The project employs one master gardener, one community elder and four youth workers.
|Tuwaduq Family Services Manager||Rosetta LaClair||360-426-7788 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Admin Assistant/Receptionist||Donna LeClair||360-426-7788 email@example.com|
|Rural Domestic Violence Coordinator||Vacant||360-426-7788 x.2307|
|Domestic Violence Program Assistant||Vacant||360-426-7788 x.2306|
|General Assistance Program Coordinator||Jennie Strong||360-426-7788 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|ICW Case Worker||Alretta Howard||360-426-7788 email@example.com|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Intake Counselor||Rosetta LaClair||360-426-7788 x. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Coordinator||Carol Cordova||360-426-7788 email@example.com|
|ICW Caseworker||Linda Charette||360-426-7788 x. firstname.lastname@example.org|