Lac Courte Orillies Tribal Agencies

LCO COMMUNITY COLLEGE

13466W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4790

PURPOSE:    
The LCO Community College offers a wide variety of courses leading to Associate degrees in several fields.  Those completing the Associate of Arts degree must complete LCO Community College general education requirements as well as those courses required in the specific major.  The following Associate of Arts degrees are offered:  Business, with a Business Administration Track and a Tribal Management Track; General studies; Health, with Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling Track and a Community Health Track; Native American Studies; and Secretarial Science.  Supporting these degree programs are course offerings in Art, Business Administration, Education, English, Health, History, Humanities, Math/Science, Native American Studies, Philosophy and Religion, Political Science, Psychology, Secretarial Science, and Sociology/ Anthropology.

ELIGIBILITY:          
A policy of non-discrimination is practiced at the LCO Community College.

LCO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER/ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELING

13380 W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4795 (counseling)  634-4153 (medical)

PURPOSE:    
The program provides a wide range of services including:  Community Health Services, Alcoholism Counseling and Outreach Services, T.R.A.I.L.S. (Testing Reality And Investigating Lifestyles), Obstetric Services, Diabetic Clinic, Optometry, Audiology, Dental, Radiology, Pharmacy and Contract Health Services.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Referrals must be American Indians enrollable in a Federally recognized Tribe.  Income guidelines for WIC.

LCO CONSOLIDATED FAMILY SERVICES

13394 W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-8934

PURPOSE:    
A collaboration of programs that have been developed to meet the needs of Tribal families.  Respite and child care services, family preservation and support, a worker from Indian Child Welfare, T.R.A.I.L.S., Honor our Children, Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs.  There is also a Domestic Abuse Advocate available.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Native American families.

LCO ECONOMIC SUPPORT AGENCY

13394 W Trepania Road, Bldg 1
Hayward, WI  54843
865-4009

PURPOSE:    
Provide income subsidy, general assistance, and medical benefits.  Job skill development.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Native American Tribal Member - 18+ years of age, must reside on Reservation.

LCO FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM

13394 W Trepania Road, Bldg 1
Hayward, WI  54843
634-3677

PURPOSE:    
The center operates a monthly commodities program providing surplus government food to those who are not receiving food stamps and meet income guidelines.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Income guidelines based on earned and unearned income.  Cannot receive food stamps or SSI.

LCO HALFWAY HOUSE (NOO-JII-MOO-WII-GA-MIEG)

13394 W Trepania Road, Bldg 1
Hayward, WI  54843
634-5841

PURPOSE:    
The LCO Halfway House is a residential program for adult men who are on probation or parole to keep them from the prison system.  There is a 6-month stay with the possibility of extension.  Services offered include: individual and group therapy, school and job services, and AODA counseling.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Referrals must be made from probation or parole and applicants must be over 18, male and American Indian.

LCO HEAD START

Reserve
13869 W Corbine Drive
Stone Lake, WI 
865-8924
Round Lake
12759 W Day Care Drive
Hayward, WI  54843
634-3093

PURPOSE:    
Serves families with children ages 3-5 years old.  Preference is given to handicapped children.  Improves the cognitive abilities and focuses on the importance of early childhood development in the areas of education, health, medical and dental, nutrition, mental health, parent involvement, social services and services to handicapped children.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Must be income eligible and have proof of income.  Children must be between 3 and 5 years of age.

LCO HONORING OUR CHILDREN PROJECT

Deb Butler
634-9228

PURPOSE:
To increase the chances for infant survival through outreach to families and community education. To improve the health and well-being of Native American children, families and communities.

ELIGIBILITY:
Native American

LCO HOUSING AUTHORITY

13416 W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-2147

PURPOSE:    
Provide rental units and rental assistance to low- income Native American families.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Apply at Housing Authority.

Lac Courte Oreilles Legal Department
    The Legal Department provides professional legal services to the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, including all governmental programs and business entities. The Legal Department does not represent individual tribal members.

LCO INDIAN CHILD WELFARE AND FAMILY SERVICES

13394W Trepania Rd Bldg 1
Hayward,  WI  54843
634-8934

PURPOSE:    
Designed to serve and protect children's rights and needs, not only individually but also as a family unit to help people cope with the many stresses and situations that cause a maladaptive family environment.  Information and assistance on mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, parenting skills, crisis intervention, teenage pregnancy, suicide, foster care, child abuse, stress reduction, truancy and incest.

ELIGIBILITY:          
American Indian families on or near the LCO Reservation.  Referrals can be made through the Sheriff's office, Department of Social Services or by self-referral.

LCO NATIVE EMPLOYMENT WORKS (NEW)

13466 W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
 634-2203

 PURPOSE: 
 Employment and training assistance including job seeking skills.

 ELIGIBILITY: 
 Enrolled LCO tribal members-low income.

 FEE: 
 No fee for services

LCO RESPITE

13394W Trepania Road, Bldg 1
HaywardWI  54843
634-8934 ext. 241

PURPOSE:    
The LCO Respite/Crisis Child Care Project is designed to offer temporary child care to parents with children 0-11 years of age.  It is provided to give parents time out (a break) from their child-caring responsibilities where a parent or parents are experiencing high levels of stress or are involved in an emergency situation such as hospitalization, alcohol or drug problems, incarceration or have various medical or mental health appointments.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Referrals must be American Indians enrolled in LCO.

LCO SCHOOLS

8575 N Round Lake School Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-8924

PURPOSE:    
In addition to educational services for children grades K-12, the school offers Special Education, Chapter I Reading/Math, Career Guidance, AODA services, Pregnancy Prevention and a work study program.

LCO SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

LCO Reserve Senior Nutrition Site
13878W Agency Road
Stone Lake , WI
865-3379
New Post Senior Nutrition Site
10015W Flowage Road
New Post, WI  54828
462-9364

PURPOSE:    
Nutrition site and home-delivered meals, blood pressure clinic as well as other activities for seniors including, bingo, rummage sales, etc.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Referrals must be American Indians and over 50 years of age.  Apply at the Senior Center or call.

LCO TRIBAL COURT

13394W Trepania Road - Bldg 1
Hayward, WI  54843
634-8934

Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Adoption, Civil, Guardianship, Child Custody, Conservation, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Child Welfare, Small Claims, Landlord/Tenant Name Change, Paternity, Truancy, Traffic

Personal Jurisdiction: Tribal members and Non-members depending on case

LCO TRIBAL GOVERNMENT

13394W Trepania Road - Bldg. 1
Hayward, WI  54843
634-8934

LCO URGENT CARE CENTER

13380W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4234

PURPOSE:    
Non-emergency health care open nights and weekends so that a costly emergency room charge can be avoided.

ELIGIBILITY:          
Open to the public.

LCO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

LCO Community Health Center
13380W Trepania Road - Lower Level
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4795

PURPOSE:
Education and training program that offers vocational rehabilitation to American Indians with disabilities, find and maintain employment.

ELIGIBILITY:
Enrolled Native American with a physical or mental impairment.