Suquamish Tribe
Government Services Directory


Communications Department


Suquamish Updates Now (SUN)

Update your SUN info. Make sure you receive news of emergencies, services, events, and more, by updating your cell phone number and email address here.

For NEW SUN sign-ups, go here. 

Not getting text updates anymore? If you were receiving SUN alerts, but no longer receive them, send the word “Alerts” to 22300.

Other requests for Communications:

Use this form to request coverage of Tribal events, social media promotion, outreach to the Tribal community, and other services.

Community Development

Hours:  8:00am-4:30 M-F
Front Desk: (360) 394-8432
More info: Click here

Housing Program Application Updates

Housing Program updates are required annually for the HUD low-income rental program and are recommended for the Fair Market rental program. If you have not received or have submitted an application update packet please contact Rachel Nellenbach, Housing Counselor (360)394-8418 or email or stop by the Housing office M-F 8am – 4:30pm to pick up a packet.

Emergency Rental Assistance Available to Washington Tribal Members  

The Suquamish Tribe is providing Emergency Rental Assistance Program Funds awarded by the United States Department of Treasury to assist eligible tribal families with rent and utility assistance that are at risk of eviction, homelessness, or losing stable housing.  Applications must be for the applicant’s primary dwelling, which includes a rental agreement, Mutual Help Homeownership Agreement (MHOA), rent to own agreements, and mobile home park lease.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled Suquamish Tribal Member 18 years of age residing in Washington State Households caring for an Enrolled Suquamish Youth residing in Washington State. Enrolled Tribal Member of Federally recognized Tribe renting a home on the Port Madison Indian Reservation.
  • Assistance must be for Household’s primary residence
  • Household Income must be at 80% of Median Income for their housing area.

Applications are available here, through SHP Staff (360) 394-8416 Lois, (360) 394-8423 Shenowah, (360) 394-8418 Rachel, or (360) 394-8419 Vicki.


Financial Literacy and Counseling Workshop 

This Financial Literacy Counseling Workshop series is now available to Suquamish Tribal Members and Suquamish Tribal Government staff.

Interested Suquamish Members and Government Staff may contact Lois Sullivan, (360) 394-8416, (360) 337-9529, or email

Community Health 

Hours: Weekdays 8:30am – 4:30pm
Front Desk: (360) 394-8469
For more information, Click Here.


The Community Health Team provides services to all Suquamish Tribal Members and their families residing in Kitsap County. We also serve members of other federally recognized tribes, who reside within the Port Madison Indian Reservation.

Staff Contacts:

Public Health Manager: Barbara Hoffman, DNP, RN, CDE (360) 394-8468
Community Health Program Manager: Jeff Riggins (360) 731-6597
Medical Transports: Neah Porraz, Admin Assistant (360) 394-8469
Community Health Nurses: Amber Winemiller, RN, BSN (360) 394-7717 and Amanda Brazeau, RN 360-394-8594
WIC: Katie Ladner (360) 710-4554
Nutrition: Rachel Parsons, RDN, CD (360) 990-1699

Education Department

Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center

Hours: 7:30am – 5pm
Front Desk: (360) 394-8578
More info: Click here

We are currently accepting enrollment applications for Early Head Start, Head Start, and ECEAP programs. Please follow the link to fill out your online application, or come pick on up on-site: 5283 NE Totten Rd, Poulsbo, WA.

Chief Kitsap Academy

Hours: 8am – 2:40pm
Front Desk: (360)394-8566 or
More info: Click here

ʔiišədalʔtxʷ ʔə ti suq̓ʷabš
(Family & Friends Center)

Hours: 10am-6pm, M-F
Front Desk: (360) 394-8576 or
More info: Click here

Transport home is available within our Reservation.  Open to Suquamish Tribal households and CKA students only, ages 10 and up.

Light snacks are available for our youth.

We do have quiet space for youth to do their homework, work on a special project, or just hang out.

(Suquamish Language Program)

Contact: Lena Maloney at
More info: Click here

Academic Coaches 

Families of Elementary Students:
Chris Miller – (360) 900-6330 or
Shilene George – (360) 710-0631 or

Families of Middle School Students:
K.T. Deam – (360) 471-2463 or

Homework Club is for middle school students on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school until 3:40.
Transportation is available to the Suquamish Family and Friends Center.

Families of High School Students:
Charles Deam – (360) 850-8014,

Higher Education

Hours: 9am – 5:30pm, M-F
Contact: Matthew Hawk – (360) 394-1328
More info: Click here


Domestic Violence Support    

Emergencies — call or text 911 for immediate assistance or to report an assault. Conversations can be kept confidential.

Support available to tribal and non-tribal community members
Get help with protection orders, shelter options, protecting children, or talk about your legal options. Office: (360) 394-1351 or call/text: (360) 979-9754 / (360) 979-6124


Emergency Management

Front Desk: (360) 394-8443
More info: Click here

Manager: Cherrie May at

For information on how to become a Suquamish Volunteer, Suquamish Amateur Radio (HAM) Club, or information on how to expand disaster preparedness for your home, neighborhood, organization, or business, contact Sarah Henley at or (360) 394-8443

For Emergency Management Planning, contact Jennifer Marsland at or (360) 394-7179

For Emergency Operations both within the Tribal Government and with external agencies, contact Eric Quitslund at or (360) 394-8686

For more information about any of the Emergency Management topics, click here.




Contact: Janis Marquez (360) 394-8437, or



Hours: 8am–4:30pm Monday-Friday (closed Noon-1:00pm for lunch)
Front Desk: (360) 394-8432

All checks, including monthly Elders payments, Tribal Member distributions, and assistance payments, are being mailed to the address on file. If you are interested in Direct Deposit, contact the Finance Front Desk.

Fitness Center

Hours: Staffed hours are Monday thru Friday, 8am to 8pm.
Proxy access is available seven days a week from 4am to 10pm.
Front Desk: 360-394-7142

Staff Contacts:



Human Resources

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30 pm
Contact: (360) 394-8409 (For general HR assistance, questions about employment policies or have questions about the COVID-19 Employment Vaccination Policy)

Recruiting: The Suquamish Tribe is Hiring! To find current career opportunities, check out the regularly updated job postings here or call the Job Hotline at: 360-394- 8414.

For additional information about a position posting please contact HR at (360) 394-8409.

Human Services

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Closed for Lunch noon-1 pm
Front Desk: (360) 394-8465

Food & Gas Vouchers are available in the office or via curbside during regular business hours.

Elders Lunch Room
Elders Lunch Room now open for all vaccinated Elders.
Open weekdays 11:30-1pm for dining-in meals. Call (360) 394-8407 for a to-go box.

DSHS (Food Stamps)  

DSHS Worker Julie is now available in-person at Human Services, every Wednesday from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at (360) 394-8608.

DSHS Contact Center is also available Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4 pm at (877) 501-2233, and clients may also apply online.


Health Benefits

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Main Contact: (360) 394-8424 or email:

Staff Contacts:

Tribal Elder Registrations & Medicare – Martha Mabe (360) 394-7138
Tribal Member Registrations – Linda Lopez (360) 394-7135
Reimbursements & Claims Issues – Kathy Pitts (360) 394-8684
Authorizations and Appeals – Health Benefits Supervisor Rebecca Jones (360) 394-8466


Information Technology

Hours: 8am-4:30pm, M-F
Contact: Help Desk: (360) 394-8485 or
Director: Aaron Wheeler: (360) 394-8484


Sports and Recreation

Craig Miller: or (360) 394-8574
Magdalena Turrieta: or (360) 509-9512

Treaty Rights and Natural Resources

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm
Front Desk: (360) 394-8438 or email

Enhanced Tribal ID Cards: Please call (360) 394-8438, to pick up an application. Please Note: We can receive applications, but we are not able to process them until we’ve hired a new ETC assistant. We’re sorry for the delay, but the agreement signed says we must have three people processing the applications, and we’ve been continually short a person, creating delays in the processing of applications.

Disposal vouchers are available by contacting the Solid Waste Coordinator Jaime Lawrence at (360) 471-3500.


Tribal Child Welfare

Hours: 8am-4:30pm, M-F
After hours/weekends – 24/7 coverage is available to families in need of assistance with urgent matters at (360) 394-8480

Offices are CLOSED to the public, but staff are available Monday-Friday from 8am – 4:30pm.

We are providing Curbside Assistance to clients. Please call Erika Cordero at (360) 394-8480 when you are in the parking lot.

In-person visits by appointment only.
TCW caseworkers are available to schedule appointments by calling (360) 394-8480.
TCW Admin Assistant, Erika Cordero: (360) 394-8480
TCW Director, Marique Moss: (360) 620-0462 or


Tribal Court

Hours: 8am – 4:30pm, M-F
Contact: (360) 394-8697


Wellness Center

Hours: 8am-4:30pm, M-F
Contact: (360) 394-8558


WIC for Women, Children, and Babies 

Katie Ladner
Phone: (360) 710-4554
Call, text, or email today to make an appointment.

Anyone who has children under 5 years old, or is pregnant, or needs support with breastfeeding can get help with the WIC Program

To find more info, click here.