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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Family and Children Services

2330 Sioux Trl NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55372-9077

Distance: 516 Miles

(952) 496-6168

Website

https://shakopeedakota.org/admin/uploads/scottcountynaprograms.pdf

Service Details

Description

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Family and Children Services Department helps Native American families preserve family stability through support, guidance and advocacy. Complete information about these programs is listed on pages 6 and 7 of the SMSC Programs for Native Americans Living in Scott County.


Emergency Assistance Programs -
These programs provide assistance to families in emergency situations and include help with first month's rent and/or damage deposit, rental assistance, and utility assistance. Also provided are emergency travel vouchers, and baby supplies such as diapers and wipes.


Child Welfare Program
Preserves the health and welfare of the children of the SMSC


Child care Subsidy Program
Child care subsidy available to American Indian families residing in Scott Counties.


Parent Support and Education
Programs and groups to strengthen families that include:
* Active parenting of 2-12 year olds
* Active parenting of teens
* Teen parenting
* Cooperative parenting for divorces or separated parents
* Prenatal and new parent gift packs which contain a variety of information


Holiday Programs
Assistance programs for American Indian families residing in Scott County


Safety Seat Loaner Program
When a child has outgrown their current seat that they have received through the program, the seat can be exchanged for the appropriate size. Staff will assist the family in proper use and installation.


Life Skills Program
Program for SMSC community member teams age 15 - 18 to help guide and prepare them for their roles and responsibility of becoming an adult member of the Community


Other department programs include:
* School-aged support group
* Youth camp program


Features

  • Specialization
    • Family 

Eligibility

For Emergency Assistance:
Programs are open to American Indian Families who reside in Scott County and meet program guidelines. Members of the applying household are only eligible to receive emergency assistance once.


For Child Welfare:
Eligibility defined in the domestic relations code.


For Childcare Subsidy Program:
American Indian Families must have a parent who is working or attending a training or educational program.


For Parent Support and Education:
American Indian families who reside in Scott County


For Safety Seat Loaner Program:
American Indian families who reside in Scott County and meet income guidelines


Application Instructions

For Emergency Assistance: Applicant must seek assistance from all other eligible programs. Whenever possible, applicant must bring in written denial from agencies. If partial assistance is provided by another agency, applicant must provide written verification of funds received.


The Family and Children Services department can be reached by email at social@ccsmdc.org


For Child Welfare: Contact the Child Welfare Office at (952) 496-6168


For Childcare Subsidy Program: Contact the Child Welfare Office at (952) 496-6168 to make an appointment. Intake paperwork is required, as well as address verification. Bring tribal enrollment verification, and birth certificates as well as a utility bill subscribed to by applicant.


For Parent Support and Education: Make an appointment or learn more by calling (952) 496-6168. Intake paperwork is required, as well as address verification. Bring tribal enrollment verification, and birth certificates as well as a utility bill subscribed to by applicant.


For Safety Seat Loaner Program: Make an appointment by calling (952) 496-6168. Intake paperwork is required, as well as address verification. Bring tribal enrollment verification, and birth certificates as well as a utility bill subscribed to by applicant.


Area Served

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community members


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Court FAX (952) 233-4259
Court Main (952) 233-4245
FAX (952) 445-8906
General Information (952) 445-8900

Last Update

8/20/2019

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