Through positive beliefs in families, while offering consistent support, we provide opportunities for youth and family wellness and empowerment.
Teen Advocate Outreach: A program that provides outreach for native youth 13-24 who have become disengaged in tribal health services, helping them re-engage in school, their community and most importantly their families. This staff helps youth work through negative suicidal thoughts, depression and anxiety, assists with getting them into and remaining in school, helps them with processing and support through addiction issues and provides coaching on how to develop positive relationships with others. This program offers support with transitioning into adulthood through a wide range of support including legal issues, assistance with seeking employment, accessing community resources, setting up bank accounts and offering mentoring. Life Skills assists the youth or young adult in creating a plan which is individualized with their specific needs and goals.
MOMs Group: Tulalip Tribes MOMs (Making Opportunities for Moms) Group is a community support group that meets every Tuesday at 11am. This weekly group is for women raising Tulalip or other Native children. It gives moms an opportunity to laugh and learn. Moms are able to earn baby bucks each week to purchase essential items for baby and family at MOMs Group store, held quarterly. Each week an educational topic is presented, chosen according to the needs and wants of the participants.
Parenting Classes: Family Haven Parenting classes provide parents with hands on material to help motivate and encourage positive communication with their children. Each session is culturally sensitive by blending content from Positive Indian Parenting and Skills for Successful Parenting: The eleven-session class strives to improve family relationships while providing guidance to raising children.
Family Spirit Home Visiting Program: Family Spirit is a culturally focused, strengths-based program that helps support families. Parents gain knowledge and skills to promote healthy development and positive lifestyles for themselves and their children. The program serves tribal families who are pregnant up to the child’s 3rd birthday.
Family Preservation Program: This department provides Family Preservation Services, Incredible Years (In Home), Promoting First Relationships, SafeCare and Triple P. The service is usually 3-4 months but can end early if agreed upon goals are completed. Each family will have goals and a structured agenda for weekly appointments. This is an In-Home Contract between The Tulalip Tribes and DSHS/DCYF. All referrals come from beda?chelh or the state CPS/Child Welfare Programs.
The support services provided by these programs include:
Crisis management and intervention, including after hours and weekends as needed
Budgeting, organizing household, meal planning
Helping families achieve compliance with services
Accessing community resources including Tribal, State and Federal resources
Problem solving school issues for students
Teaching developmentally appropriate parenting technique and discipline strategies
Promoting strong parent/child bonds between parents and their younger children