Page 9 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - May 2015
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Thank you to Pat Odiorne from the Wellness goals for the remainder of the Head Start year.
Center, who came over and made apple sauce Early Head Start children attend 11 months out of Do you have a non-criminal legal problem?
with the children in all three Head Start the year.
classrooms, as well as the three Early Start The Native American Unit at Northwest Justice
classrooms. The Early Learning Center welcomed a Project provides free civil (non-criminal legal
temporary Family Service Advocate, Julietta. If services to eligible Native Americans and
Our home visiting program/socialization group you are interested in Early Head Start or Head Alaska Natives who cannot afford a lawyer in
met twice in April as well. In addition, the Start for next year, please consider making an Washington.
Healthy Families has been hosting an “Ask appointment with Julietta beginning May 18.
Aunties” group monthly. Positive Indian Please call her at 350-273-05514, EXT 1629. Legal issues include (among other things):
Parenting will be offered beginning in June. Call
Christibeth at 360-709-1627 A special thank you to the Wellness Center for • Protecting Indian monies;
all the work they volunteer to keep our children • Education-suspensions, special education;
Thank you to all our parents who made time for healthy. When children are healthy, they are • Child custody matters involving the Indian
either a home visit or conference at the center to better able to learn.
review their child’s education progress, and to set Child Welfare Act;
• Trust land rights - leasing, rights of way,
Homes For Sale to Tribal Members
The Chehalis Tribal Housing • Driver’s license reinstatement;
Authority has two homes for sale. • Estate Planning (wills) for Indian trust

One is in the Vosper neighborhood. It 3 bedrooms and 2 bath home available for sale on property owners;
is a newer home with 3 bedrooms and the Vosper neighborhood. • Indian Health Care and other tribal benefits;
2 bathrooms. The home is on tribal • Tribal employment issues;
To find out if the Native American Unit can
The other home is manufactured help you, please call.
home that has 5 rooms and 3
bathrooms. This home is located near „„In King County: Call 2-1-1
Grand Mound. Both of these homes
sit on large lots. In order to buy „„For all other counties: call the CLEAR
either of these homes, you must be a Hotline at 1-888-201-1014. CLEAR phone
Tribal member. lines are open from 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Monday through Friday
If you are interested in either of these 5 bedrooms and 3 bath home available for sale
homes or help buying a home, please located in Grand Mound. What is Northwest Justice Project?
call the Chehalis Tribal Housing
Authority office at 360-273-7723. The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a
statewide non-profit organization with 13 offices
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