Social Services

The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s Social Services Department is a multi-faceted department which includes a number of diverse programs and offerings. We are on call 24 hours, 7 days per week to respond to Tribal Members needs.

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The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s Social Services Department is dedicated to the safety and welfare of Tribal members and their families through proactive services to strengthen the family unity; promote self-sufficiency, assist Tribal members returning to their home Tribe, and responding to emergent needs and protection of the community.


  • Assistance with Social Security issues
  • Caregiver Support Services
  • Child Protection Services
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate
  • Crime Victim Claim forms and Service Center
  • Crime Victim Services
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Services
  • Elder Services
  • Elder Protective Services
  • Emergency Protection Services for Adult and Children
  • Food Distribution Program
  • General Assistance
  • Indian Child Welfare
  • Legal Services
  • Pre-School Assistance
  • Probation
  • Sex Offender Registration
  • Sexual Assault Services
  • Therapy for Victims
  • Veteran’s Service
  • Violence Prevention Activities

Among many other services. Just ask!


Kathirine Horne

Social Services Director

24 hour contact: (360) 490-0464

Cell Phone: (360) 267-8134

Office Phone: (360) 267-8101

FAX: (360) 267-0247

Davin Culp

Elder Transportation

Office: (360) 267-8166

Deaja Rosander

Family Services Specialist

Office: (360) 267-8182