Leech Lake

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Early Childhood Development
Child Care Services
115 Sixth St. NW, Suite E
Cass Lake, MN 56633
1-800-551-0969

Staff Members

Becky Littlewolf
Program Manager
Leech Lake Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)
218-335-8257
Becky.Littlewolf@llojibwe.org

Diane Smith
Parent Services Coordinator
218-335-8338
Diane.Smith@llojibwe.org

Tonya Morris
Outreach Coordinator
218-335-8345
Tonya.Morris@llojibwe.org

Michelle Traeger-Nelson
ECFE, Parent Aware
218-335-8205
Michelle.Traeger-Nelson@llojibwe.org

General Reservation Information

Became a Federally Recognized Tribe: 1855
Enrolled Members: 4132
Approximate Size: 864,000 acres
Approximate Population: 10,456
Within Counties of: Cass, Beltrami, Hubbard and Itasca

For more information contact:
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe (218) 335-8200 or 1-800-442-3909.
Website: www.llojibwe.org

Organizational Structure

The Child Care Development Fund Program is a department within the Leech Lake Early Childhood Development Division under the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Government.

Mission: To improve the quality, affordability and capacity of child care through advocacy, supporting parental choice and expanding & strengthening the child care delivery system. We promote building community through partnerships, coordination and collaboration.

Local Services:

  • Child Care Assistance
  • Child Care Licensing
  • Technical Assistance to families and providers
  • Early Childhood Training / Scholarships
  • Child Care Advocacy
  • Resource Library
  • Quality Improvement Grants
  • Referrals
  • Health & Safety Assistance
  • Early Literacy Activities
  • Consumer Education & Outreach
  • Wrap-around services for ages 0-3

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