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Human Services Department

The Human Services Department consists of three separate programs: Human Services, Anishinaabek Family Services, and Behavioral Health.

Department Manager     Kathy Tahtinen, MPA, CNP      Phone: (231) 534-7255

 

 Traditional Healing with Joe Syrette - Upcoming Dates

    Joe Syrette FEB Dates

 

HUMAN SERVICES

Promotes community self-sufficiency, and physical and mental well-being for Tribal members residing within the six-county service area through direct service provision, education, and community involvement within the spirit of self-governance.

Income-eligible GTB households receive financial assistance through LIHEAP, RAO, ARPA, and CSBG. Income-eligible Federally recognized tribal members are eligible for assistance through LIHEAP and CSBG.

  • Emergency Heating Assistance 
  • Food purchase order to select stores
  • Weatherization
  • Emergency food pantry
  • Community Food Rescue on Mondays

 

LINK TO APPLICATION 

LINK TO FY23 LIHEAP Weatherization Application

LINK TO FY23 HUMAN SERVICES RESOURCE BOOKLET

E-mail: HumanServices@gtb-nsn.gov      Phone: (231) 534-7910

 

Anishinaabek Family Services     

To protect the best interest of Native American Children and to promote the stability and security of Indian Tribes and families by implementing the requirements established in the Indian Child Welfare Act and by Tribal customs, codes, and policies.

To facilitate the coordination of all Federal, Tribal, State, and other Social Services programs for the Tribe.

Provides Adult and Child Social Work, Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Case Management, Prevention Services, and Victim Services

LINK TO BROCHURE

E-mail: AFS@gtb-nsn.gov             Phone: (231) 534-7124

 

Behavioral Health Services

To provide intervention, clinical, prevention, and recovery support services and activities to federally-recognized Tribal members residing within the GTB six-county service area in a safe confidential environment that is a State Licensed and CARF Accredited outpatient program.

Services include Prevention Events and Educational Activities, BH Assessments, Case Management, Referrals, Michigan Driver’s License Assessments, Traditional Healer Services, Peer Recovery Coaching, Counseling, and Psychiatric Services.

 

LINK TO BROCHURE

LINK TO INTAKE APPLICATION

LINK TO BHS COMPLAINT FORM

 

E-mail: GOVBehavioralHealth@gtb-nsn.gov         Phone: (231) 534-7090

 

Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Community Photo Request

MMIP Community Photo Request

 

 

Suicide Awareness Presentation

By Behavioral Health & Niizh Animikiig

January Suicide Prevention safeTALK training

 

2023 Kchi Wiikwedong Anishinaabek Maawnjidowin (Round Dance)

Presented By Cultural Department, Youth Services, &  Niizh Animikiig

2023 Round Dance

More Info To Follow Soon!