Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Family and Community Resource Navigator
Early childhood navigators help families and those with young children find and connect with local early childhood and family well-being services.
Early Childhood Navigators help families connect with the wide variety of services and supports listed below, make referrals on behalf of families when needed, and check-in periodically with families until navigation services are no longer needed. Many navigation agencies also offer some or all of the direct services listed below. Type of direct services will vary by location.
Navigators help families connect to local supports and services, including:
- Pregnancy support services
- Basic needs and economic assistance
- Disability services
- Healthy development and screening
- Developmental and behavioral concerns
- Family well-being and mental health
- Early learning and child care, including preschool and early childhood family education
- Dental care
- Legal services
By connecting families to local supports and services, these agencies help families:
- Make it easier to get what they need
- Increase access to services
- Improve children's readiness for kindergarten
- Grow community engagement and social connectedness, and support community developed solutions
Area Served by County
- Carlton County
- St. Louis County
- Native American Community
Families must meet eligibility requirements for certain programs.
Serving families in Carlton and St. Louis counties.
These services are free.
927 Trettel Ln, Cloquet, MN, 55720
Fond Du Lac Reservation
- Primary Contact for this program: 218-655-3641
- Main: 218-879-1227
- Toll free: 888-888-6007
- Crisis Line: 218-348-1817
- Center for American Indian Resources (CAIR) 211 W 4th St, Duluth, MN, 55806
Other Services at this Location
- Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
- Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Coordinators connect individuals to well-child care and screenings for eligible newborns, children and young adults
- Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) Flexible range of mental health and rehabilitation services for children and youth with emotional disturbance or co-occurring substance use disorders
- Clinic Medical office that provides non-emergency care
- Dental Clinic Office that provides professional care of teeth and gums
- Domestic Violence Support Services Support program focusing on domestic abuse of individuals by their spouses or partners
- Early Childhood Mental Health Services Mental health services for young children and their families
- Families First Short term, intensive, in home crisis intervention for families and education services to preserve Indian families and avoid children being placed out of the home
- Family Home Visiting Expectant parents and parents or caregivers of young children can get in-home support with pregnancy topics, parenting skills and connections to community resources.
- Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) Short-term help for low-income families, youth and single adults who are homeless or are about to become homeless
- Food Shelf Food support is available to people in need
- Transportation Program that provides rides for people in the community
- Weatherization Assistance Program Helps low-income homeowners and renters to reduce energy costs
- WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program A nutrition and breastfeeding program that helps young families eat well and be healthy. Learn about nutrition during pregnancy and feeding your baby and young children; meet breastfeeding goals; and buy healthy food using your WIC card.