Technical Assistance + Support to Tribal Communities

ICF International is a leader in providing expert strategic assistance to tribal communities in the United States.



Ensuring that American Indian and Alaska Native communities have access to high quality technical assistance is critical in meeting the specific needs of tribal communities. Equally important, yet challenging, is the ability to provide culturally appropriate services that are respectful of tribal histories, sovereignty, and the traditional beliefs of tribal populations.

The unique qualities of tribal communities are often the same characteristics that demonstrate the need for intense solutions designed to meet the tribes’ challenges. Often geographically isolated, or in extreme rural environments with extremely high poverty rates, low literacy and educational skills, and high alcoholism and suicide rates, tribal communities require technical assistance approaches that recognize their complexities when designing solutions to address these challenges.

ICF has significant, highly specialized expertise in supporting tribal communities in the areas of early education, Head Start, child care, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) , family welfare, health, mental health and suicide prevention, and Native American housing and community development. Our in-depth tribal knowledge, combined with our wide range of subject matter expertise, allow us to provide high-quality, respectful, and culturally relevant technical support to American Indian and Alaska Native communities that helps them to grow educationally, physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.


Related Resources

  • Project

    Individualized Training and Technical Assistance for Tribal TANF/Child Welfare

    ICF provides technical assistance to Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/Child Welfare Collaboration grantees to better integrate services provided by social service systems, including tribal programs.

  • Project

    OFA Peer Technical Assistance (OFA PeerTA)

    ICF administers technical assistance to WPTA, which facilitates the sharing of information between and among States, Territories, Tribes, and localities and helps establish linkages between organizations serving the needs of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) participants.

  • Nancy SchwachterNancy Schwachter

    Program Director

    Expertise in: Education, Training + Technical Assistance

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