Children’s Services Division

BBNA’s Children’s Services Division strengthens our families by promoting children’s safety and well-being with Bristol Bay Tribes and communities.

The Children’s Services Division Scope of Work: The Children’s Services Division provides services to Tribal Councils and their members in the area of child welfare and family services.
These services include:
1.      The establishment of Tribally-based offices staffed by trained Tribal members.
2.      Tribal intervention in Child in Need of Aid cases and adoption, support services and networking with other agencies involved in such cases.
3.      Recruitment and licensing of foster care providers for Bristol Bay ICWA case.
4.      Regularly scheduled wellness activities for the children and families of the communities represented.
5.      Information for families that will help them access BBNA Family Services, Workforce Development, or other adequate programs/services to fit their needs.

Children’s Services Division Staff Contact Information:

  • Village: Dillingham-Main Office
  • Crystal Nixon-Luckhurst
    Children’s Services Division Manager
  • P.O. Box 310, Dillingham, AK 99576
  • Phone: 842-4139 Ext. 360
  • Fax: 907-842-4106
    e-mail: cnixon@bbna.com
  • Village: Dillingham -Main Office
  • Mary Jane Kasayulie
    Caseworker III, ICWA
  • P.O. Box 310, Dillingham, AK 99576
  • Phone: 907-842-4139 Ext. 375
  • Fax: 907-842-4106
    e-mail: mkasayulie@bbna.com
  • Village: Egegik
  • Marcia Abalama
  • Caseworker III, ICWA
  • P.O. Box 154, Egegik, AK 99579
  • Phone: 907-233-2207
  • Fax: 907-233-2312
  • e-mail: egegikicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Aleknagik
  • Jane Gottschalk, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 115, Aleknagik, AK 99555
  • Phone: 907-842-4577
  • Fax: 907-842-2229
  • e-mail: aleknagikicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Dillingham -Curyung Tribal Office
  • Deanna Baier, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 216, Dillingham, AK 99576
  • Phone: 907-842-4508
  • Fax: 907-842-4510
  • e-mail: dillinghamicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Koliganek
  • Sarina Merlino, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 5057, Koliganek, AK 99576
  • Phone: 907-596-3425
  • Fax: 907-596-3395
  • e-mail: koliganekicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: New Stuyahok
  • Faith Andrew, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 49, New Stuyahok, AK 99636
    Phone: 907-693-3102
  • Fax: 907-693-3179
  • e-mail: newstuyahokicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Perryville
  • Bernice O’Domin Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 97, Perryville, AK 99648
    Phone: 907-853-2242
  • Fax: 907-853-2229
  • e-mail: perryvilleicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Dillingham-Main Office
  • Connie Timmerman
  • Caseworker IV, ICWA
  • P.O. Box 310, Dillingham, AK 99576
  • Phone: 907-842-4139 Ext. 370
  • Fax: 842-4106
  • e-mail: ctimmerman@bbna.com
  • Village: Anchorage
  • Colette Meraz
  • Caseworker III, ICWA
  • 323 E. 4th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Phone: 907-754-3477
  • Fax: 907-269-4001
  • e-mail: cmeraz@bbna.com
  • Village: Anchorage
  • Eva Kapotak
  • Caseworker III, ICWA
  • 323 E. 4th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Phone: 907-269-3941
  • Fax: 907-269-4001
  • e-mail: ekapotak@bbna.com
  • Village: Chignik Lagoon
  • Lagoon Nancy Mills, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 9, Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565
  • Phone: 444-4060
  • Fax: 840-2282
  • e-mail: chigniklagoonicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Ekwok
  • Sophie Kaleak, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 70, Ekwok, AK 99580
  • Phone: 907-464-3349
  • Fax: 907-464-3350
  • e-mail: ekwokicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Manokotak
  • Diana Gamechuk, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 169, 99628
    Phone: 907-289-2074
  • Fax: 907-289-1235
  • e-mail: manokotakicwa@bbna.com
  • Village: Togiak
  • Emma Wassillie, Caseworker
  • P.O. Box 310, Togiak, AK 99678
    Phone: 907-493-5431
  • Fax: 907-493-5734
  • e-mail: togiakicwa@bbna.com

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