“TODAY’S CHILDREN ARE TOMORROW’S LEADERS”
The Mission of the Department of Indian Child Welfare will be to protect the Tribe’s children and families by implementing this Act. The Department will work with families in a way that is characteristic of the Tribe’s inherent culture, tradition, customs, and values and address the well-being and protection of the Tribe’s children and families.
Purpose of the ICWA Department:
We believe that caring for our children is a sacred trust. We will endeavor to ensure that every child from the Wilton Rancheria who must be placed into foster care is in a safe, caring and culturally supportive home. We are dedicated to promoting family unity and well-being as well as protecting the tribes’ children and families. We will collaborate with county, state, federal and other tribal agencies to provide quality services to tribal members. The department administers a broad variety of services including: