Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities


Tribal Events Calendar

DCF works with the Wisconsin Tribes on various topic specific areas such as Indian Child Welfare, Child Care, Child Support, and Family Service Programming. In order to maintain open dialogue and communication, state-tribal workgroups and committees meet throughout the year to exchange information and collaborate on new policies and initiatives.

Events include:

Policy and Law Workgroup
The Policy and Law Workgroup is an ad-hoc committee of the Intertribal Child Welfare Committee. Future meeting dates are decided by the Intertribal Child Welfare Committee and will be updated here as necessary.

Tribal Consultation
May 9, 2018, at Oneida Nation, Green Bay (1:30 to 4:30 p.m.)


Inter-Tribal Child Welfare (ICW) Committee
January 9-10, 2018, at Lac du Flambeau
March 14-15,2018, at Stockbridge Munsee, Bowler
May 2-3, 2018, at St. Oneida, Green Bay
July 10-11, 2018, at Red Cliff
September 19-20, 2018, at Madison
November 28-29, 2018, at Bad River, Odanah


Family Services Program
January 30, 2019, hosted by Lac Courte Oreilles in Hayward
April TBD, 2019, hosted by Department of Health Services and Department of Children and Families in Madison
July, 17, 2019, hosted by St. Croix in Danbury
October 16, 2019, hosted by Stockbridge Munsee in Bowler


Early Childhood Tribal Workgroup
February 6-7, 2018, at St. Croix, Turtle Lake
May 16-17, 2018, at LCO, Hayward


Wisconsin Inter-Tribal Child Care Association
April 26, 2018, Location TBD
July 12, 2018, at Bad River, Odanah
October 25-26, 2018, at St. Croix, Turtle Lake