Ndinawe/Chu Manitou Tanka Oyati Tipi

“Big Wolf Nation Lives Here”

Ndinawe’s Transitional Home for Youth, offers supportive independent living opportunities for youth between the ages of 16 and 17. This program aims to empower youth in a safe and caring environment in which residents can explore and enhance their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Residents have input into program planning as they gain the tools to be active members of our community, building skills and confidence while transitioning into adulthood. All 12 suites in the building are self-contained, individual apartments with common areas, an on-site care-taking couple and 24 hour staffing. Youth are supported throughout various supplement programming and skill building opportunities.

Our Program Aims To…

  • Promote healthy living as youth transition into adulthood
  • Increase the capacity of youth to become self-sufficient
  • Empower youth to make healthy choices
  • Provide a safe environment for youth to explore their interest and work on personal goals
  • Improve the decision making and problem solving skills of youth
  • Increase life skills necessary for independent living
  • Facilitate community partnerships to provide on-going support, services and resources for youth and their families
  • Build on the strengths of the family in supporting youth

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Between the ages of 16-17 years of age
  • Ward of Child and Family Services
  • Must be enrolled in school, working or actively looking for work
  • Youth who are committed to achieving personal goals

24 Hour Safe House Intake Line: