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Social Services

MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of the Samish Social Services Department is to empower families and individuals toward obtaining self-sufficiency and improving their well-being through the cooperation of tribal programs, of the community, and the cooperation of other service providers.

Social Services offers a variety of programs to promote healthy families and self-sufficiency of the Samish tribe. 

  • Indian Child Welfare (ICW) and Family Support Services
  • Kinship
  • Victims of Crime (VOC)

Samish Social Services is part of the larger Health & Human Services Department offering assistance and advocacy to tribal members. Verification of tribal enrollment is a requirement of participation. Some services are subject to availability of funds and may not be available year-round. The HHS Department also offers Health & Diabetes Education, Vocational Rehabilitation and Housing Services. Please inquire for details.

  • Ana Cortez

    Ana Cortez

    Family Services Specialist

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  • Danielle Stock

    Danielle Stock

    Family Services Specialist

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    Wendy Kolppa

    HHS Support Specialist

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  • Nicole Sorenson

    Nicole Patterson

    Social Services Specialist

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    Angela Jefferson

    Social Services Specialist

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Wool Workshop 3 of 3

Anacortes | Dates: 28 – 29 Apr, 2018
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Health & Wellness Gathering

Anacortes | Dates: 05 – 05 May, 2018
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Council Candidacy Petitions Due

Anacortes, WA 98221 | Dates: 10 – 10 May, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 20 – 20 May, 2018
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Family Fun Center!

Edmonds | Dates: 26 – 26 May, 2018
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Drums Class

Anacortes | Dates: 09 – 09 Jun, 2018
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Elders Banquet

Anacortes | Dates: 22 – 22 Jun, 2018
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June Culture Day

Anacortes | Dates: 23 – 23 Jun, 2018
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Flintknapping

Anacortes | Dates: 07 – 07 Jul, 2018
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Canoe Journey Landing at Samish

Anacortes | Dates: 22 Jul, 2018
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Cultural Boat Trip - July

Anacortes | Dates: 29 – 29 Jul, 2018
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Cattail Weaving

Anacortes | Dates: 11 – 11 Aug, 2018
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Wild Waves

Federal Way | Dates: 12 – 12 Aug, 2018
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Birch Bay Waterslides

Blaine | Dates: 19 – 19 Aug, 2018
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Mariners Game

Seattle | Dates: 21 – 21 Aug, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 26 – 26 Aug, 2018
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Cultural Boat Trip - Sept

Anacortes | Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Native Film Festival

Anacortes | Dates: 22 – 23 Sep, 2018
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Beading

Anacortes | Dates: 27 – 28 Oct, 2018
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Píxwel Esq’áplh/Fall Camp Samish

Oak Harbor | Dates: 02 – 04 Nov, 2018
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Harvest Dinner

Anacortes | Dates: 17 – 17 Nov, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 18 – 18 Nov, 2018
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Christmas Party

Anacortes | Dates: 16 – 16 Dec, 2018
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