Support Resources

Family and Parenting

Child Help -National Child Abuse Hotline

Anonymous help line. Call if you would like to talk to someone about child abuse and you can get the help or resources that you need.

Strengthening Families

A research-informed, strength-based approach to helping families reduce stress, address risk factors, and promote healthy development. The overarching goal is the promotion of child and family wellbeing.

Safe Families for Children Alaska (SFFC)

A resource for families facing crisis in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley who need a safe place for their children to stay while they establish stability.

Office of Children’s Services

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Parenting with Love and Limits

Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) combines group therapy and family therapy to treat children and adolescents aged 10-18 who have severe emotional and behavioral problems.

Address

Anchorage AK 99508

Mat-Su Valley Grandparents Support

Provides support for grandparents and parents raising children in the both birth families and the foster care system.

La Leche League of Mat-Su

Childbirth education and preparation, mother to mother support, and lactation consultants.

MSSCA: Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program

Provides family support services and infant learning program.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

HeartReach Center

Pregnancy tests, information on pregnancy options, support for pregnancy & parenting, abortion recovery groups, sexual integrity, community referrals, clothing and furnishings for mother & baby.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Families in Transition

Provides help with enrollment and support for students currently between homes.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Facing Foster Care in Alaska

A lifeline for youth in foster care and alumni ages 15-24.

Address

Anchorage AK 99509

Co-Occurring Disorders Institute, Inc.

Family support groups and care management. Behavioral Health Services: mental health screening, counseling, and substance abuse screenings for ages 3-21.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Children’s Place

Safe place for children who are being abused. Also provides abuse and crisis intervention for children and families.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99687

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Provides mentors to all children ages 6-16 in an attempt to meet the developing needs of “at-risk” youth. Community and school based programs available.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Beacon Hill

A foster care and adoption community resource center in Anchorage. Home of Safe Families for Children and the Heart Gallery.

Address

Anchorage Alaska 99501

Alaskids Care Coordination Services

Provides care coordination services for individuals receiving TEFRA Medicaid.

Alaska Youth and Family Network

Provides peer navigation for mental health services in Mat-Su area. Offers case management and advocacy.

Alaska Family Services: Family Support and Preservation | Wasilla Location

Offers free 12-week parenting classes on a variety of topics every Wednesday.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Alaska Family Services: Family Support and Preservation | Palmer Location

Offers free 12-week parenting classes on a variety of topics every Wednesday.

Address

Palmer, AK 9965

Alaska Center for Resource Families

Provides adoption and foster care services including pre and post adoption support services and referrals.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99687

Alaska Attachment and Bonding Associates

Provides family support services.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Palmer Church of God

Faith-based foster/adoptive parents support groups open to foster and adoptive families, and community board with available furniture and supplies.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645-6619

AGAPE Foster Care Network

Special Needs

STRIDE

Through a special partnership with horses, Southcentral Therapeutic Riding (STRIDE) offers a holistic approach to improve the bodies, minds and spirits of children and adults with special health needs.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Rescare Alaska

Provides personal care attendants, respite and chore services, care coordination, residential and other services for elders and individuals who experience disabilities.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Anchorage

Provides support, education, and advocacy to people who experience mental illness and their families and friends.

Mat-Su Services for Children and Adults

Provides a wide range of and community based services for adults with developmental disabilities, families with children experiencing developmental delays or disabilities, and parents with questions about child development and/or child safety.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99687

Mat-Su Health Services: Behavioral Health Services

Provides counseling and psychosocial rehabilitative services, case management, and skills development to adults and youth with serious mental illness.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Mat-Su Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

Provides support, assistance and referrals for seniors, people with disabilities, and vulnerable adults.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

LINKS Parent Resource Center

Provides support and assistance to families caring for children and youth with special needs.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Little Treasures Home Daycare

Childcare with experience in providing care for severely emotionally disturbed children.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Hope Community Resources

Provides individualized services to support individuals who range in age from infancy to the elderly.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Frontline Residential Treatment

Psychiatric residential treatment facility (RTF) for children and adolescents.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Immediate Care

Provides personal care assistants, chore services, respite services, and home options for elders and individuals who experience disabilities.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654-8411

Daybreak Inc.

Provides case management/service coordination for adults who experience mental illness.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Disability Law Center

Provides advocates and attorneys after a person has been deemed eligible and a case has been opened.

Address

Anchorage, AK 99503

Personal Care Services and Behavioral Health Services

Provides personal care services, chore and respite services, rehabilitative services, and behavioral health services.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Consumer Direct Care Network

Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Adult Protective Services

Provides services to help prevent/stop harm from occurring to vulnerable adults.

Address

Anchorage, AK 99501

Access Alaska

Provides personal care services, support groups, independent living skills, advocacy, referrals, technical assistance and other services for any person experiencing physical or mental impairment.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Military

Veteran’s Center

Hours of Operation, Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

Sunshine Community Health Center | Behavioral Health Services | Willow Clinic

Address serious mental illness, severe emotional disturbance, co-occurring substance use disorders, general mental health. Serves ages 12+.

Address

Willow, AK

VA Suicide Prevention Hotline

Sunshine Community Health Center | Behavioral Health Services | Talkeetna Clinic

Address serious mental illness, severe emotional disturbance, co-occurring substance use disorders, general mental health. Serves ages 12+.

Address

Talkeetna, AK

Military Personnel and Family Benefits

Housing, employment, education, medical and more.

Mat-Su Veteran’s Affairs

The clinic provides primary care and mental health care. Hours of Operation, Monday – Friday 7:30 am- 4:00 pm.

Address

Wasilla, AK 99654

CSS: HUD-VASH

Provides housing vouchers to homeless veterans and their families. Must be eligible through the VA.

Catholic Social Services

Provides assistance for Veterans who are homeless or about to become homeless.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645

Battle Dawgs

Empowering our nation’s heroes suffering from combat related PTSD or TBIs through therapeutic experiences using Alaska’s landscape and sled dogs.

Alaska Pioneer Home

Provides assisted living for older Alaskans and veterans.

Address

Palmer, AK 99645-6638

Alaska’s Healing Hearts

A national organization offering year-round outdoor recreational opportunities for America’s brave wounded warriors and their families.