Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
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A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act
Information and answers to frequently asked questions about the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
Indian Child Welfare Act (FAQ)
Learn about ICWA, who is covered, who decides, and how it works.
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)
NICWA provides resources designed to help families who encounter the child welfare system. Learn what to do if you are reported for child abuse and neglect, what to do early on if you are involved in a child abuse or neglect investigation, and what to do if your child is removed from your home.
What Is the Indian Child Welfare Act?
Learn why ICWA was passed, how to know when it applies to children, parents' rights, the rights of the Tribe, placement preferences, proper notice, and more.