It is the policy of Indian Affairs (IA) to provide social services to improve the quality of life for eligible Indians and their families that live on or near Indian reservations and to protect the children, elderly and disabled from abuse and neglect.  These services include, but are not limited to: assistance in solving problems related to family functioning and interpersonal relationships; referral to the appropriate resources for problems related to illness, physical or mental handicaps, drug abuse, alcoholism, and violation of the law; and protective services.  The Secretary has selected Indian Affairs as its representative for these actions. Specifically, the Office of Indian Services, Division of Human Services has been assigned specific roles and responsibilities to carry out this function.

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