National Child Welfare Association

National Indian Child Welfare Association

NICWA improves the lives of American Indian children and families. Learn more.

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and horseIndian Child Welfare Act of 1978

NICWA provides training and support for the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA).

ICWA helps keep American Indian children with American Indian families.
Family Resources

Heart of ICWA Video:


NICWA conducts research to support effective policy- making and strengthen services for American Indian children.


Training & Resources

Indian Child Welfare Training Institutes

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On-site Technical Assistance

NICWA can help you improve child welfare and children's mental health services.

ICWA Online Training Course

NICWA provides training and support for child welfare workers working on ICWA cases.

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