April 21, 2020

Protective factors for thriving families

FireLodge desires to inform Potawatomi families and friends about protective factors. When present, protective factors in a child’s life may lessen the probability of abuse or neglect and can also allow families to thrive on their own.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 21, 2020

FireLodge helps families during the coronavirus pandemic

FireLodge Children & Family Services advocates for and protects children and vulnerable adults who are at risk of being abused or neglected. Social services and child welfare programs do not stop services, even amidst a global pandemic.
January 25, 2021

Support from FireLodge comforts new foster parent

While many potential foster parent applicants hesitated during 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tribal member Lacey Buettner opened up her home for the first time. After working with FireLodge Children & Family Services, she felt confident in stepping up to the task.