2B.    Menominee Indian Tribes' Tribal Resources


AODA Treatment

Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center
N2150 Kesaehkahtek
Gresham, WI  54128
Telephone:  (715) 799-3835

It is the mission of Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center to provide culturally specific alcohol, drug, mental health, adolescent, domestic violence treatment, education and support services for Native Americans and their families, to be responsive to community needs by providing a comprehensive continuum of AODA and other support services, [and] to promote positive relationships between Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center, Resource providers and the Community.

Childcare and Respite Services

Menominee Tribal Day Care
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI  54135-0910
Telephone:  (715) 799-5202

The Menominee Tribal Day Care’s mission is to help children develop positive self-images while growing physically, emotionally and intellectually in a positive direction. The purpose of Menominee Tribal Day Care is to provide Day Care Services with preschool activities as well as a specialized program for Respite Care.

Child Support

Menominee Tribal Child Support Agency
P.O. Box 520
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5161
Facsimile:  (715) 799-6061

It is the mission of the Menominee Tribal Child Support Agency to encourage parental responsibility and financial security for children by providing services to families who need assistance to establish paternity or to establish and enforce child, family and medical support.

Coordinated Services Team

Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center
N2150 Kesaehkahtek
Gresham, WI  54128
Telephone:  (715) 799-3835 X6437

Economic/Financial Support Services

Food Distribution
737 Headstart Road
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5131

The Menominee Food Distribution Program is dedicated to providing quality service, a variety of nutritious food items, recipes and nutrition information for maintaining a balanced diet for eligible persons living within our service area.

Community Resource Center
W3236 Wolf River Drive
Keshena Wisconsin 54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5137

Menominee Tribe administers Economic Support Services (also known as Income Maintenance).  Services are available to Menominee County residents who meet financial and non-financial criteria.  Services that are available include Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, and FoodShare. 

Medical Assistance is now known as BadgerCare Plus.  It is a healthcare program to replace Family Medicaid, BadgerCare, and Healthy Start.  It is a state-federal health assistance program which provides certain needy and low-income persons help in paying medical bills. 

Elderly/Adults with Disabilities

Aging and Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC)
ADRC of the Wolf River Region
Keshena Office
W3272 Wolf River Rd.
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (855) 492-2372 and TTY/TDD/Relay:  (866) 526-3130

Family and Domestic Violence Services

Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center
N2150 Kesaehkahtek
Gresham, WI  54128
Telephone:  (715) 799-3835

The Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center provides culturally specific alcohol, drug, mental health, adolescent, domestic violence treatment, education and support services for Native Americans and their families.

Eagle’s Nest
W6733 Shawpokasic St.
Neopit, WI  54150
Telephone:  (715) 756-2581

The mission of the Eagles Nest Emergency Shelter is to provide emergency and temporary shelter to homeless individuals, families and victims of domestic abuse violence, in a clean, sanitary and safe environment, which supports the dignity and self-worth of our residents in their transition into permanent housing and self-sufficiency.

Health Services – Physical, Mental, and Behavioral

Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center
N2150 Kesaehkahtek
Gresham, WI  54128
Telephone:  (715) 799-3835

The Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center provides culturally specific alcohol, drug, mental health, adolescent, domestic violence treatment, education and support services for Native Americans and their families.

Menominee Tribal Clinic
Behavioral Health Service
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5451

Housing/Residential

Eagle’s Nest
W6733 Shawpokasic Street
Neopit, WI  54150
Telephone:  (715) 756-2581

The mission of the Eagles Nest Emergency Shelter is to provide emergency and temporary shelter to homeless individuals, families and victims of domestic abuse violence, in a clean, sanitary and safe environment, which supports the dignity and self-worth of our residents in their transition into permanent housing and self-sufficiency.

Menominee Tribal Housing Department
Day Care Road
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3296

The mission of the Menominee Nation and the Menominee Tribal Housing Department is to develop, operate and maintain affordable housing activities.  These activities will be solely for the purpose of providing decent, safe and sanitary housing and support services for families of the Menominee Tribe in a manner that promotes serviceability, economy, and social wellbeing of the Menominee Indian People.

Indian Child Welfare

Menominee Tribal Social Services
Gordon Dickie Building
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5162

Schools/Education/Employment

Adult Learning Center
N1432 Highway 47/55
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3846

The Adult Learning Center offers two alternative school programs. One program is designed specifically for high school students whose learning is encouraged and enhanced in a non-traditional setting. The other alternative program is tailored for students with exceptional needs.

College of Menominee Nation
N172 Hwy 47/55
P.O. Box 1179
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5600 or Toll-free (800) 567-2344

Head Start
Community Resource Center
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI   54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-6130

The Menominee Nation Early Childhood-Head Start/Early Head Start believes that a child can benefit from a comprehensive Early Childhood program that promotes healthy development through Head Start/Early Head Start staff, parents and the community.  By working together, we can develop a child's abilities to their greatest potential so that each child may show confidence in their abilities to go forward in pursuit of a full and successful life.

Job Training and Employment
Community Resource Center
W3236 Wolf River Drive
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5137

The mission of the Community Resource Program is to provide high quality job training, employment, labor market information, and income maintenance services.

Keshena Primary School
N530 Highway 47/55
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3828
Facsimile:  (715) 799-1342

Menominee County UW-Extension
P.O. Box 279
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-6226 Ext. 6039
Facsimile:  (715) 799-5716

Menominee County UW-Extension offers Family Living and Nutrition Education, and 4-H and Youth Development.  Available is a wealth of resources online.

Menominee Indian High School
N500 Highway 47-55
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3846
Facsimile:  (715) 799-5558

Menominee Indian Middle School
N3455 Highway 47
Neopit, WI  54150
Telephone:  (715) 756-2324
Facsimile:  (715) 756-2496

Menominee Indian School District
N522 Highway 47/55
P.O. Box 1330
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3824
Facsimile:  (715) 799-4659

Menominee Tribal Education Department
Gordon Dickie Building
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI   54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5118

The Menominee Tribal Education Department cooperatively provides assistance and support to Menominee’s and Community Residents who are in need of preparation to advance in the work force to pursue higher educational opportunities.

Menominee Tribal School
P.O. Box 39
Neopit, WI  54150
Telephone:  (715) 756-2354

Menominee Tribal School provides education for children in Kindergarten through Eighth Grades.

Transportation Services

Menominee Regional Public Transit
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI   54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-3222

Menominee Public Transit strives to encourage the improvement, efficiency, and us of the Menominee Public Transit system within the Reservation/County in order to enhance access of employment, health care, recreation, education and public services for the Menominee People.

Community Resource Center
W3236 Wolf River Dr.
Keshena Wisconsin 54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-5137

Through the Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus Non-Emergency Medical Transportation program, Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus members are provided with transportation or mileage reimbursement, lodging, and meals for medical appointments.

Tribal Court Systems

Menominee County Courthouse
W3269 Courthouse La.
Keshena, WI  54135-0279
Telephone:  (715) 799-3311
Facsimile:  (715) 799-1322
Clerk of Courts:  (715) 799-3313

Judiciary

As established in Article V of the Menominee Tribal Constitution, the Judiciary is vested with all judicial powers of the Tribe including the following powers:  to resolve controversies between and among persons where such controversies arise under this Constitution and Bylaws, tribal ordinances, the Constitution and laws of the United States, or the Constitution and laws of any state or Indian Tribe, and to decide cases in which a person is accused by the Tribe of committing an offense against the laws of the Tribe.

The powers granted to the Tribal Judiciary by this Section include such judicial powers as may in the future be restored or granted to the Tribe by any law of the United States, or other authority. Decisions of the Tribal Judiciary shall be binding upon all persons within the jurisdiction of the Tribe. The Supreme Court of the Tribe shall be the final and supreme interpreter of this Constitution and Bylaws, and all tribal ordinances. However, the Tribal Judiciary shall exercise its powers consistent with the limitations imposed by this Constitution and Bylaws.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Menominee Vocational Rehabilitation Program
College of Menominee Nation
Vocational Rehabilitation – Office GM111
N172 State Hwy 47/55
P.O. Box 1179
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-6226, ext. 3203
Toll-Free:  (800)567-2344, ext. 3203
 
Located at the College of Menominee Nation, the Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Program has been providing employment preparation for Native Americans with disabilities for the last 7 years.  We have recently moved from the Cultural Learning Center to Glen Miller Hall, Room 111, with office hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Additionally, we hold office hours at the MTE main office building every 1st & 3rd Tuesday, at the Stockbridge/Muncee Education Office every 1st Monday of the month and at the Shawano Job Center every 2nd Monday of the month.  We provide these outside office hours because we realize that many individuals have difficulty with transportation.

If you are seeking employment and need assistance, please stop at our main office at CMN in Keshena or one of the above outside office sites.  To be eligible, you must be a member of a federally recognized Native American Tribe, and have a physical or mental impairment that results in a substantial impediment to employment, and reside on the Menominee Reservation or within a 30-mile radius, and require VR services to prepare for, secure, retain, or regain employment.

The Menominee VR Program also works with the State VR Program to assure that every consumer receives full comprehensive services.  Information can also be located on the CMN website by clicking here.
 
Vocational Rehabilitation Program Staff:
 
Vocational Rehabilitation Program Director
Myrna Warrington
Ext. 3009
Vocational Rehabilitation Program Specialist
Amanda Reiter
Ext. 3149
Career/Disability Counselor
Brenda Sanapaw
Ext. 3293
Vocational Rehabilitation Program Counselor
Carey Wayka
Ext. 3016
 

Youth Activities/Prevention Services

Office of Youth Development and Outreach
W2908 Tribal Office Loop Rd.
P.O. Box 940
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-7099

The Office of Youth Development and Outreach exists to serve the families of the Menominee Community through the prevention of family crisis as well as support families who are experiencing crisis through the use and delivery of culturally appropriate resources, which meet the unique needs of families.

Menominee County UW-Extension
P.O. Box 279
Keshena, WI  54135
Telephone:  (715) 799-6226 Ext. 6039
Facsimile:  (715) 799-5716

Menominee County UW-Extension offers 4-H and Youth Development.

 

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