Family Services Mission

The Family Services Department’s purpose is to provide the membership with services designed to assist in the development of self-sufficiency and the improvement of the quality of life while respecting the individual need of members.

Goals and Objectives

To target demonstrated needs of Tribal Members to fill gaps on services provided by State and local agencies. To maintain the preservation of Native American families by providing direct service, referral, and case management services to Little River Band of Ottawa Indians members and their families.

Services Provided

Individual and Family Self-Sufficiency Education and Assistance
Indian Child Welfare Intervention and Reunification Services
Elder Support Services
Family Violence Protection, Education, Advocacy and Counseling
Trauma Based Family and Individual Counseling
Positive Indian Parenting Program
Notary Services


Att H – Tribal CFSP Final 2015 1.1


To contact the Family Services Department by email, please use the following address: [email protected].

Manistee Office
2608 Government Center Drive
Manistee, Michigan 49660

Phone Number: (231) 398-6707 or 398-6651
Toll-free: 1-888-723-8288
Fax Number: (231) 398-9680

Muskegon Office
1101 West Hackley
Muskegon, Michigan 49442

Phone Number: (231) 398-6651
Toll-free: 1-888-723-8288
Fax Number: (231) 398-9685

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Contact information for MDHHS
MDHHS protocol for tribal children