Family Services

Hours:  Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm


SCC Family Services Mission Statement:
To improve the welfare of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community by offering supportive services, ensuring child safety, encouraging cultural preservation and promoting self-sufficiency to strengthen Tribal families.


The services we provide include:

  • Family Foundation Home Visiting Program (FFHV)
  • Income Maintenance (IM)
  • Badger Care
  • Food Share
  • Kinship Care
  • Child Care
  • Nurturing Healthy Families (CST)
  • Native Employment Works (NEW)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food Share Employment Training (FSET)
  • General Assistance (GA)
  • Indian Child Welfare (ICW)

Each program targets specific areas of need and requires specific qualifying factors to be met in order to be eligible.

For information regarding these programs:



  • IM, Badger Care, Food Share, Child Care, Kinship Care - contact Ashley McGeshick at 715-478-7617


  • ICW and Kinship Care - contact Nicholas VanZile, ICW Director, at 715-478-7600


  • GA, TANF, FSET, and NEW - contact Tashena VanZile at 715-478-7519


Get In Touch

Sokaogon Family Services
Family Services and Economic Support
Michele Shawano, Director
10808 Sokaogon Drive
Crandon, WI 54520
Email Michele
Tel: 715-478-7600