• Miskwaagamiiwi-zaaga'igan

Family and Children Services



"Helping to Preserve The Families of the Red Lake Nation"

Child Protective Services:

  • Referral & Information
  • Intervention & Investigation
  • CPS Case Management

Foster Care Program

  • Accept Application for prospective Foster Care or Adoptive Homes.
  • In-depth home studies of prospective foster homes.
  • Offer training and seminar sessions are open to the public.
  • Placement monitoring

Children's Mental Health

  • Voluntarily or through referral
  • Mental Health Screenings
  • Diagnostic Assessments
  • Family Skill training, individual skills training and group skills training.

Family Based Services:

  • 90 day services, otherwise stated by referral source.
  • Household Management
  • Parenting Sessions (1 on 1)
  • Supportive Services
  • Reunification Support
  • Budgeting

Indian Child Welfare ACT (ICWA) Unit

  • Eligibility Determination
  • Case Monitoring/Planning
  • Monitoring of out-of-home placements
  • Representing the Tribal interests in all Red Lake ICWA

Adult Protective Services

  • Investigation of VA reports
  • Guardianship Assistance
  • Case Management

Long-term Care Services

  • Long-term Care Consultations
  • Case Management (EW, AC, CADI)
  • Supportive Services
View Brochure

Contact Information:
P.O. Box 427
Red Lake, MN 56671

Phone: 679-2122
Fax: 679-2929


Cheri Goodwin
Executive Director, MSW, L.G.S.W.

Nicole Brun
Executive Administration

Susan Graves
Office Business Manager

Ashley Neadeau
Receptionist

Steve Thunder
Maintenance/Security

Stephanie “Mary” Morgan
Program Manager, MSW, MBA

Whitney Greenwood
Lead Case Manager, BSW, LADC

Bobby Holthusen
Lead Case Manager, B.A

Shay Iceman
Lead Case Manager

Sheldon Brown
Case Manager

Delwyn Holthusen
Case Manager

Val King
Case Manager Home based, educational neglect

Rhonda Lussier
Case Manager

Bianca Mendoza
Case Manager

Tera Nelson
Case Manager, A.A.

Shaloe Redeagle
Case Manager, A.A.

Jessie Roberts
Case Manager, A.A.

Jon Roberts
Case Manager,

Darchelle Strong
Case Manager. A.A.

Jeremy Smith
Case Manager

Charlotte Tarnow
Case Aide/Transport

Jean Donnell
Case Manager

Candace LaGou
ICWA Advocate, MSW

Stephanie Bumgardner
Mental Health Program Manager, LICSW

Summer Dewey
Children’s Mental Health Case Manager, BSW

Chris Ross
Mental Health Practitioner, BA

Elizabeth Strong
Mental Health Practitioner, MA Intercultural Youth and Family Development

Kristen Hart
Foster Care, A.A.

Bridgette Branchaud
Intake

Vestanna Cook
Children’s Victim’s Advocate, A.A.

Nicole Lyons
Crimes Against Children Investigator, B.A.

Paul Kwako
Criminal Investigator

Sarah Reynolds
Community Services Developer

Crystal Donnell
Adult Protection Advocate

Carla Mistic
Lead Social Worker, M.S.W.

George Head
Special Projects

Charlie Reynolds
Tiwahe Family Coordinator

Pamela Johns
Child Welfare Initiative Coordinator, B.A.

Alisha Gehlert
Child Welfare Initiative Accounting Manager, B.A.

Beverly Pemberton
Child Welfare Initiative Assistant, A.A.

Andrea Goodwin
Child Welfare Initiative Qualitative Technician, A.A.

Ronald Cobenais
Culture, spiritual and traditions

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