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Tribal Child Welfare Programs

Please note that this list of Tribal Child Welfare Programs by state currently only includes tribes and tribal organizations that receive Children’s Bureau Title IV-B Subpart 1 funding and/or Title IV-B Subpart 2 funding There are other federally recognized tribes with Tribal Child Welfare programs in this state that are not yet listed.

Please refer to the Indian Nations page - California Federally Recognized Tribes - for contact information for Tribes not included here. Also please refer to the Bureau of Indian Affairs annual posting of Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice in the Federal Register.

ACF Region:
California is in Region 9 of the Children's Bureau located at:
                        90 7th Street, 9th Floor
                        San Francisco, California 94103
                        Phone: (415) 437-8400
                        Fax: (415) 437-8444
See Health and Human ServicesAdministration for Children and Families, and ACF regional map.

BIA Region:
                        California is in the Pacific Regional Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs located at:
                        2800 Cottage Way
                        Sacramento, CA 95825
                        Phone: (916) 978-6000
                        Fax: (916) 978-6099
See Department of InteriorBIA regional map, and BIA Human Services Division for more information.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs annually posts Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice regulations in the Federal Register.

State Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Manager:
                        California Department of Social Services
                        Children and Family Services Division
                        Indian Child Welfare Act Coordination Unit Manager
                        744 P Street, M.S. 11-87
                        Sacramento, CA  95814
                        Phone: (916) 651-6160
                        Fax: (916) 651-6325

CALIFORNIA TRIBES / California Tribal Child Welfare Programs

Karuk Tribe of California
Child and Family Services – Indian Child Welfare Program
1519 South Oregon Street
Yreka, California  96097
Phone:(530) 842-9200 ext. 6300
Fax:  (530) 841-5150

Smith River Rancheria
Community and Family Services
140 Rowdy Creek Road
Smith River, California 95567-9446
Phone:(707) 487-9255
Fax: (707) 487-0137

Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation
Family and Social Services – ICWA
P.O. Box 589
Porterville, California 93258
Phone:(559) 781-4271
Fax: (559) 791-2122

Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation
Department of Social ServicesICWA Program
P.O. Box 1027
Klamath, California  95548
Phone:(707) 482-1350 ext. 330
Fax: (707) 482-1368

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