CCT.DIB

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation Diabetes Program. Prevention, tools and education.

Collaborations

Indian Health Service Clinics: Diabetes clinics during year; use of lab for blood values

 

Head Start: Allow us to screen family members during open houses; asked for healthy cooking demo for cooks; use of their facilities for presentations

 

Tribal Health Program: Have Family Connections grant--help us with family case management

 

WSU Extension: Help with presentation on preservation of foods; food safety; staff available for activities at camps, gardens etc.

 

TANF: Long standing MOU with TANF with use of Twin Lakes Youth Camp in Inchelium.  Diabetes Program will operate retreats/camps with TANF activities

 

Youth Development: They will help us locate youth that might miss the screening

 

Language Program: We hope to have them help with the Traditional Foods activities we are planning, using the proper words the youth can learn

 

School District Offices: Asking the schools to furnish space to do screening; assistance from teachers for the time for screening

 

Area Agency on Aging: Working with AAA to use meal sites for food demonstrations; assistance to gather elders together for programming.  Our plan is to pair the elders with youth for traditional activities

 

Community Centers on the Coville Reservation: Community centers point of gatherings-let our program be involved with after school activities; other family activities

 

Daycare Centers on the Reservation: We plan to utilize daycare personnel to liaison between the families, to set up times/places for the interventions

 

History & Archeology Program: Teach our staff regarding the traditional ways, to aide with our planning of activities

 

Boys & Girls Club, Inchelium: Involve Diabetes program in after school activities, & summer programs for preventing diabetes

 

LRCHC, Inchelium: This clinic received a grant to expand services for people with diabetes, and would work with us with referrals to families in their system and assistance with activities together