Tribal Affairs Office

The Tribal Affairs Office (TAO) assists the Department of Health Services (DHS) in maintaining an effective government-to-government relationship with the eleven recognized Wisconsin Tribal Governments, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. (GLITC), and the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, Inc.

The Goal of the Tribal Affairs Office is to:
Effectively collaborate with Wisconsin’s Tribal Governments to make sustained progress toward maximizing funding support of health care services provided to tribal members and improving health outcomes.

TAO staff serve as a resource for:
Tribal leadership and staff; DHS management and staff; general public; county, state and local agencies; other states; and federal agencies.

What's New?

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Announcement
EPA - RFP# EPA-OAR-OAP-16-05
Building the Capacity of Tribes to Address the Health Impacts of Climate Change
Closing Date: July 15, 2016

Wisconsin RFA# GFHF-0476.2
Taking Action with Data: Use of the County Environmental Health Profiles to Improve Environmental Health in a Community (Round 2)

Solicitation Due Date:
July 25, 2016 3:30 pm

Upcoming 2016 Family Services Meetings

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Host Tribe: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Host Tribe: Forest County Potawatomi Community

Last Revised: July 27, 2016