Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
Indian Child Welfare Programs
540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155
Distance: 954 Miles
Works with counties and tribes to improve the safety, well-being and permanency of American Indian children, in keeping with the Indian Child Welfare act and state guidelines and regulations. Provides customary adoption services for children under tribal guardianship and for the families who hope to adopt them.
For more information contact Yvonne Barrett, Indian Child Welfare Unit Manager at 651-431-5638 or email at Yvonne.Barrett@state.mn.us
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
State of Minnesota
|Main - DHS Information Desk||(651) 431-2000|
|Speech-to-Speech relay||(877) 627-3848|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-0300Adoption Services Definition
Programs that participate in arranging permanent homes under new legal parentage for individuals whose birth parents are unable or unwilling to provide for their care. Included are programs that provide counseling and assistance for people who decide to relinquish their children for adoption or arrange for an independent adoption; which recruit, select, counsel and match suitable adoptive parents with children who have been relinquished; which assist in the adoption of stepchildren, adults or foreign-born children; which provide foster care for children who have been relinquished for adoption but not yet placed; and/or which assist people who are adopted to locate their birth parents and birth parents to locate the children they relinquished.
TD-0300.8000State Government Agencies/Departments Definition
The principal executive divisions of state government in the United States including state offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards and commissions, that are responsible, by law, for the management and control of public business and property.
TD-1200.2500Governmental Contracts/Grants Offices Definition
City, county, state or federal government offices that are responsible for handling grants and contracts for the provision of services.
TD-6500Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups Definition
Governing boards, advisory boards, commissions, committees and other groups that provide advice, guidance and, in some cases, formal oversight, for public and private organizations that are responsible for the provision of services to the community; that assess existing social conditions and problems and develop and assist in the implementation of specific strategies for meeting the human service needs of the community; and/or which assist community agencies and organizations to coordinate the provision of services in an efficient, nonduplicative way. Also included are entities that are composed of community agencies which have an established networking relationship that provides a collaborative approach to addressing specific identified community needs and problems.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YK-8000.0500Adopted Children Definition
Children who have been relinquished by their natural parents or are otherwise unable to remain in the care of their natural parents and who have new legal parentage. Also included are adults who were adopted as children.
YZ-0200Adoption/Foster Care Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of adoption and/or foster care as well as foster care transition.
YZ-1470Child Care Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child care.