About this resource
The American Indian Child Resource Center (AICRC) is a state-licensed foster family agency. They recruit and train foster parents, coordinate services to foster children and provide advocacy and support to biological parents.
AICRC provides the following services:
- Recruitment, certification, and training of American Indian families to provide culturally-appropriate foster homes
- Emergency, short-term and long-term foster care placement of Indian children
- Social work and therapeutic intervention to promote family reunification
- Tribal and family representation in the court systems to advocate for the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
- Information and referral services to American Indian and foster family community resources
- Education and consultation on American Indian history, culture and traditions and with the special needs of children in the child protection system.