Children & Family Services

Ho-Chunk Nation Child and Family Services Mission Statement:

The mission of the Ho-Chunk Nation Child and Family Services Division is to establish safety and focus on the well-being of families and children who are eligible for prevention, at-risk, and protective services.  

To engage the family in defining skills and services they need to strengthen and stabilize their family according to Ho-Chunk tradition and customs.

To address the effects of intergenerational trauma and create opportunities for change within the redefined family system.

Services provided: Initial Response Team and Intake, Tribal Child Protection Services, Child Welfare Prevention Program, Indian Child Welfare Program, Disabled and Elder Program, Independent Living Skills, Clan Mothers, Resource Center, Quality Assurance and Placement Parent Program.

Eligibility:   Must be enrolled or eligible for enrollment with the Ho-Chunk Nation.  

Black River Falls
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 40
808 Red Iron Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Contact Numbers:

Direct Intake Number:  (715)-284-7749
Main Social Services Telephone: (715)-284-2622
Toll Free: (888)-343-8190
Fax (715)-284-0097

House of Wellness
S2845 White Eagle Lane
Baraboo, WI 53913
Director of Children and Family Services
Valerie Blackdeer, CSW