October 17, 2019

What to know about fostering and adopting Potawatomi children

Although each and every situation is unique in child welfare, there is some basic information you can use to guide you through the process of deciding to open your home to children in need.
September 30, 2019

FireLodge aims to connect foster children to their culture

FireLodge Children & Family Services takes action to ensure Potawatomi children maintain connections with their families, tribe and communities while reducing the trauma they face in the child welfare system.
September 18, 2019

Five Steps to protect children

Here are five simple and practical steps that are essential to keeping children safe; they’re also important to consider before allowing children to stay lengthy amounts of time away or overnight away from family.
August 26, 2019

Completing the Circle

Completing the Circle is a yearly event, planned by tribes and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, aiming to reconnect Oklahoma’s Native American foster children to their tribe, culture and heritage.
August 12, 2019

Preserving Native American Families

The goal of the program is to help families sustain an environment of safety and well-being by addressing family issues through a holistic approach.
July 30, 2019

Foster and adoptive homes needed for Potawatomi children nationwide

FireLodge Children & Family Services is committed to protecting children and ensuring they are connected to their family and heritage.
July 19, 2019

May honored as distinguished social worker alumni by East Central University

CPN Indian Child Welfare Administrative Officer Ashlee May recently received a commendation from her alma mater, East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, for her service at both the House of Hope and ICW.
July 9, 2019

Summer can heat up domestic tensions

Along with the rise in temperature comes a rise in domestic violence cases for shelter advocates and hotlines.
June 14, 2019

Adult Protective Services looks out for most vulnerable on World Elder Abuse Day

While Citizen Potawatomi cultural traditions center on reverence for one’s ancestors and elders, the issue of elder abuse is present at the Tribal level. If a Tribal adult is unable to make decisions concerning their health and welfare, CPN Adult Protective Services seeks out family members to serve as a guardian.