ICWA Family Resources Manual & Directory


SECTION 7.  NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCES

Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
1506 Broadway
Boulder, CO  80302-6296
Telephone:  (303) 447-8760
Facsimile:  (303) 443-7776

Founded in 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.

NARF's practice is concentrated in five key areas:  the preservation of tribal existence; the protection of tribal natural resources; the promotion of Native American human rights; the accountability of governments to Native Americans; and the development of Indian law and educating the public about Indian rights, laws, and issues. 

National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes
501 N. Sanders St., Ste. 204
Helena, MT  59601
Telephone:  (406) 443-8202
Facsimile:  (406) 545-2227
www.NRC4Tribes.org

The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes (NRC4Tribes) is the newest resource center within the Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) National Network.  The NRC4Tribes is designed to improve child welfare systems and to support Tribes and States in achieving sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families.

National Indian Child Welfare Association
5100 S.W. Macadam Ave. Ste. 300,
Portland, OR  97239
Telephone:  (503) 222-4044
Fax:  (503) 222-4007

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is a national voice for American Indian children and families.  We are the most comprehensive source of information on American Indian child welfare and the only national American Indian organization focused specifically on the tribal capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect.  NICWA is a private, non-profit, membership organization based in Portland, Oregon.  Our members include tribes, individuals -- both Indian and non-Indian -- and private organizations from around the United States concerned with American Indian child and family issues.  Together, our partners, board, and staff work to protect the most vital resource of American Indian people -- our children.

Indian and Native American Employment and Training Coalition
738 North Market Boulevard
Sacramento, CA  95834
Telephone:  (916) 920-0285

National American Indian Court Judges Association
4410 Araphoe Ave., Suite 135
Boulder, CO  80303
Telephone:  (303) 245-0786
Facsimile:  (303) 245-0785

National American Indian Housing Council
50 F Street, NW Suite 3300
Washington, DC  20001
Telephone:  (202) 789-1754 or Toll Free (800) 284-9165
Facsimile:  (202) 789-1758

National Congress of American Indians
1301 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
Telephone:  202-466-7767
Facsimile:  (202) 466-7797

National Indian Child Care Association
NICCA Membership Committee
Cherokee Nation Child Care
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK  74465
Telephone:  (918) 458-4444

National Indian Council on Aging
10501 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 210
Albuquerque, NM  87111-3846
Telephone:  (505) 292-2001

National Indian Education Association
110 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Suite 104
Washington, DC  20002
Telephone:  (202) 544-7290
Facsimile:  (202) 544-7293

National Indian Health Board
101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Suite 8-B02
Washington, DC  20001
Telephone:  (202) 742-4262
Facsimile:  (202) 742-4285

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
436-14th Street, Suite 1020
Oakland, CA  94612
Telephone:  (510) 444-2051
Facsimile:  (510) 444-1593