October 12, 2020

Classes and services to assist in family preservation

Preserving families and promoting healthy, safe homes for children is the goal of the FireLodge Children & Family Services Family Preservation Program.
October 9, 2020

House of Hope furthers outreach efforts during Worth It Conference

In September, the House of Hope had the pleasure of participating in the second annual Worth It Conference hosted by Community Renewal of Pottawatomie County. The idea behind Worth It is to empower young women to find identity and worth while supporting fellow female counterparts.
September 9, 2020

Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., per the CDC, and over 1.4 million Americans attempt each year. It is important to be able to notice the signs and provide help immediately because everyone is affected by suicide, not just the victim.
August 26, 2020

Foster parents assume strong role in reuniting families

FireLodge Children & Family Services works diligently to ensure Potawatomi families stay connected. Our work includes encouraging and supporting relationships between foster parents and birth families.
August 21, 2020

Domestic violence safety applications

For victims of domestic violence, smartphone apps can increase the likelihood that their perpetrator is taken into custody and prosecuted.
August 3, 2020

Creating a positive tone at home

Positive emotions humans experience actually broaden our sense of possibilities and allow us to then build new skills or resources that can positively impact our future.
July 31, 2020

Foster families needed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Despite these recent events, FireLodge Children & Family Services continues our work in protecting and preserving Native American families. Child welfare programs do not discontinue services, even during a crisis.
June 30, 2020

Your role in protecting children

In a time of social distancing, a result of the global pandemic that is COVID-19, the possibility of children being abused and neglected might be rising.
June 26, 2020

Tips for Native families navigating the child welfare system

For many families involved in the child welfare system, accessing family support services and navigating court processes requires determination. CPN’s FireLodge Children & Family Services is involved in every child welfare case involving Citizen Potawatomi children across the U.S.