Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) 

The Tehama County Department of Social Services (TCDSS), Child Welfare Services (CWS) strongly supports the Indian Child Welfare (ICWA) of 1978 and continues to build federal ICWA mandates into all levels of Child Welfare Services. CWS strives to develop positive collaborative and communicative partnerships with all Native organizations and Tribal Partners.


In Tehama County, the local tribe is the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians