About the Center for Tribes
The Capacity Building Center for Tribes (Center for Tribes) is a federally funded resources for Tribal child welfare programs. The Center for Tribes offers an array of services, such as: products and tools, peer networking activities, and individualized expert consultation. Services are available at no cost to assist Tribal organizations with improving child welfare practice and performance.
The Center for Tribes is part of the Children’s Bureau Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative (the Collaborative), an initiative launched by the Children’s Bureau in 2014. Centers in the Collaborative share common principles and a service delivery approach that promotes cross-system learning and partnership. Learn more about the collaborative.
Who We Are
The Center for Tribes is a network of six organizations that collectively have many years of experience working with Tribes, States, and court systems in designing, delivering, and evaluating capacity-building services in Indian Country.
- The Butler Institute for Families
- Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Key Collaborating Agencies:
- Cutler Institute, University of Southern Maine
- University of Oklahoma
- National Native Children’s Trauma Center, University of Montana