Contact name:
Alison Bowen; Program Manager

E-mail:
aschmid@tulaliptribes-nsn.gov

Address:
2828 Mission Hill Rd.
Tulalip WA, 98271

Telephone:
360-716-4402

Family Haven


Mission: Through positive beliefs in families, while offering consistent support, we provide opportunities for family wellness and empowerment.

Services Provided:
  • Family Preservation Services (FPS): FPS helps families in the
    beda?chelh system keep their children safely at home. FPS also helps other beda?chelh families accomplish a smooth transition when their children are returning home. The service is offered in the family home and scheduled at the family’s convenience. Services are diverse and tailored to the family’s needs. They include, monitoring beda?chelh Safety Plans, crisis management, teaching new parenting skills, problems solving system issues, securing basic needs, and connecting families to on-going community services. FPS referrals come from beda?chelh Social Workers.
  • Promoting First Relationships, (PFR): New to Family Haven in 2017, this service is offered to parents in the beda?chelh system that have a child 3 years old or younger. PFR is a strength based program and works on developing trust, security, and emotion regulation for children as well as helping caregivers understand and respond to children’s language of distress and deal with problem behaviors. Through this positive, non-judgmental program, the parent’s stronger skills are fortified by positive feedback and self-reflection. PFR referrals must come from beda?chelh Social Workers.
  • Team Outreach: Provide intensive outreach to at risk native males 13-22 years old. This program provides alternative services to youth who have become disengaged in tribal behavior health services, school, their community, and families.
  • Independent and Transitional Living Skills Program: ( I.L.S) The I.L.S program works with at risk youth to gain the necessary skills and achieve their goals in order to become responsible, independent adults in the community. We assist them by addressing their legal/medical/educational issues, while also addressing daily life skills; assisting with budgeting, laundry shopping, housing, learning the metro system. Additionally we provide transitional life skills to Youth in Need of Care who are aging out of the system and planning for their future. Referrals come from Social workers, truancy court, native liaisons, counselors,
    and other agencies. Serves other native youth ages 15-21 and Tulalip youth ages 12-22.
  • Mom’s Group: Weekly meeting for women raising Tulalip or other native children to share, laugh, learn, and have a meal together.
  • Family Voices: Family Voices is a process where a facilitator works with youth or family to develop an action plan to achieve goals and build on the supports and strengths of the client(s). The process demonstrates respect for and builds on the values, preferences, beliefs, culture, and identity of the youth/family, and community. Whether you have chosen Family Voices or it was suggested for you, you will soon be part of a team that will give you the support and skills you need to make positive choices. Family voices is for Tulalip Tribes members or families that have at least one enrolled Tulalip member.
  • Life skills/Boys Group: The boy’s group is an after school program, which meets twice a week, for ages 10-14. Evidenced based skills are blended with culture to teach important life skills. The group will provide a safe place where the boys can form relationships and learn to receive and give peer support.
  • Tulalip SNAP- Ed: The Tulalip Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP- Ed.) is an evidence-based program that encourages individuals to live healthier lives. Tulalip Snap-Ed provides education to the community on the importance of good nutrition while learning how to make their food dollar stretch further. Participants also learn to be physically active while developing good exercise habits. The program will promote good nutrition at community health fairs, present nutrition education classes, and work with other systems, and the environment of the community to promote increasing health. SNAP-Ed is a grant-funded program and eligibility is based upon grant requirements.
  • 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 the National Indian Child Welfare Association’s Positive Indian Parenting and Skills for Successful Parenting. The 11-session class strives to improve family relationships while providing guidance to raising children.
  • The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program: It’s one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behavior and prevent problems developing. Triple P is a flexible program, you choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you. This program is designed to help parents raise happy, confident kids, manage misbehavior, set rules and routines, encourage behavior you like, take care of yourself as a parent, and feel confident you’re doing the right thing. Referrals for Triple P come from bədaʔchəlh social workers and self-referred case through bədaʔchəlh.