Contact name:
Cara D. McCoy,
Elder Protection and Caregiver Program Manager

Phone: 360-716-4689

Street Address:
(located in the Senior Center)
7300 Totem Beach Rd
Tulalip, WA 98271

Senior Apartments
7225 Totem Beach Rd
Tulalip, WA 98271

Elders/Caregiver Program

MISSION: The Tulalip Elders Abuse Program is committed to conducting prompt, thorough and effective investigations and assistance to victims of elder and vulnerable adult abuse under the Tribes’ Elders Protection Ordinance. This commitment recognizes the importance of minimizing trauma for victims and their families, holding offenders fully responsible for their conduct, and providing appropriate intervention and prevention services to elders/vulnerable adults. The advocate/case manager is available at the Senior Center to assist in all aspects of elder/vulnerable adult exploitation, abuse, and neglect.

  • Assist with applications for benefits, safety plans, and help find resources available within Tulalip and outside Tulalip.
  • Hospital visits.
  • Assist clients finding appropriate housing.
  • Act as liaison with protective payee, departments within the Tulalip Tribes, and Washington State agencies.
  • Assist clients with creating budgets.
  • Perform investigations of allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Act as guardian for several Tulalip tribal members which includes assuring social, medical, and cultural needs are being met.
  • Assist families with adult guardianship.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Tulalip tribal members that may be a vulnerable adult, senior, or elder.