American Indian Veteran Newsletter -Winter 2017-2018

by nlc-admin | March 8, 2018

Note from the Director Greetings and welcome to the Winter edition of the VA Office of Tribal Government Relations newsletter. I’d like to share some updates with our readers of where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to these past few months, but first I’d like to begin with sharing that we are gearing […]

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin 03-06-2018

by nlc-admin | March 6, 2018

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin Greetings from David Southerland, Administrator, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs is pleased to share the attached Training Opportunities and Tribal Housing News. For additional program information, HUD’s PIH Notices to Tribes and TDHEs are electronically posted […]

Drug Exposed Children Strategies for Tribal Child Care (and other) Providers

by nlc-admin | March 6, 2018

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) created the following five-point framework emerged from a multi-year review and analysis of existing policies and practices in 10 states regarding prenatal exposure to alcohol and other drugs:  PRE‐PREGNANCY: This timeframe offers the opportunity to promote awareness of the effects of prenatal substance use among […]

ICYMI: USDA Launches Website on Opioid Misuse in Rural America

by nlc-admin | February 27, 2018

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today unveiled a new webpage featuring resources to help rural communities respond to the opioid crisis. “While no corner of the country has gone untouched by the opioid crisis, small towns and rural places have been particularly hard hit,” Hazlett said. “The challenge of opioid misuse is an […]

Statewide Consumer Network Program

by nlc-admin | February 26, 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a grant funding opportunity entitled “Statewide Consumer Network Program.”  Application Due: April 23, 2018 For more information click HERE   The purpose of this program is to improve efforts to address the needs of adults with serious mental illness by developing and/or expanding peer support services, […]