Upcoming Events
  • Youth Archery Workshop
    September 20, 2014

    The Wichita Cultural Education Program (WCEP) will be sponsoring an Archery Workshop at 1:00 PM on September 20, 2014.  Please see website for more information. 

  • Special General Council Meeting
    September 27, 2014

    Special General Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held in the newly remodeled Community Building.  More details will be available prior to the meeting. 

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Day
    October 24, 2014

    Wichita and Affiliated Tribes to host a Breast Cancer Awareness Day.  Please click here for the flyer. 

  • AoA Thanksgiving Dinner
    November 20, 2014

    The AoA Program will have its Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 20, 2014.  More details will be available at a later date. 

  • AoA Christmas Dinner
    December 18, 2014

    The AoA Program will have its Christmas Dinner on Thursday, December 18, 2014. More details will be available as the date approaches. 

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Juvenile Services

The Wichita & Affiliated Tribes Juvenile Services Program (JSP) was developed specifically for Wichita enrolled youth 12 up to age 18 who may be deemed at or near risk for juvenile delinquency.  The ultimate goal of the program is to assist families and their children in becoming self-sufficient and productive community members by enabling them to stand on their own abilities and resources.

Goals & Services of the JSP program

  • To promote the at-risk youth's well being within his/her own family and community, reduce the number of referrals to the juvenile justice system and reduce truancy rates.
  • To educate youth on topics ranging from AIDS/HIV to basic independent living skills development.
  • To provide advocacy representation for court involved youth.  Please note that JSP does NOT pay court costs or fees.
  • To establish community awareness projects geared toward tribal youth and families with topics ranging from substance abuse education to gang awareness; these events may be held in conjunction with other agencies/organizations.
  • To offer counseling referrals for youth with emotional, behavioral or substance abuse issues.
  • To promote family self-sufficiency and ability to rely on own strengths and resources; and to assist those families financially in the promotion of the health and welfare of youth as necessary.
  • To provide behavioral rehab, life skills and social skills redevelopment to Wichita youth.
  • To provide academic and behavioral incentives to program clients as positive reinforcements.

 

Yvonne Goetsch, M.A., Juvenile Services Director, 405-247-8625

Email: yvonne.goetsch@wichitatribe.com