CITC is defined by the people we serve, as we work in partnership with Our People to develop opportunities that fulfill their—and our own—collective endless potential.
Day by day, month by month, we help to change lives and move our community toward our vision of a better future. We are grateful for the support of our generous donors and funding partners, as we work together to achieve long-term, sustainable impact.
Highlights during the past five years:
- TANF program assisted 1,989 TANF recipients in obtaining employment. Incoming recipients seeking Employment and Training Services had no job experience or income, but after completing service and/or employment training, left with average earnings of $11.53 per hour.
- provided 9,329 job seekers with career exploration, training and job search assistance, and helped 5,905 (63 percent) of those job seekers obtain employment
- in 2010, the average wage of a job seeker coming to CITC for services was $9.95 per hour; upon leaving CITC their average wage was $17.23 per hour
- provided childcare assistance for a monthly average of 242 low-income families with 390 children, and an average of 245 TANF families with 388 children
- provided recovery services to nearly 3,500 participants, and another 3,500 participants received intervention services such as SBIRT, substance abuse assessments and ATR screenings
During the past three years:
- Child and Family Services engaged 1,084 families and 1,629 children in services to improve child safety and family well-being
- CITC enrolled an average of more than 650 Alaska Native and American Indian students in CITC’s Educational Services department (this does not include the more than 1,500 children who participate in our Native Youth Olympics)
- for the second year in a row, 100 percent of Bartlett High School seniors enrolled in CITC’s program graduated
- 79 percent of CITC-enrolled seniors in our Partners program graduated from high school, as compared to a 43.6 percent graduation rate for Alaska Native/American Indian students in the Anchorage School District overall
- more than 130 men have used Chanlyut services since its inception. In terms of cost savings to tax payers, this is equivalent to approximately 22,147 man-days, which equates to a savings of more than $3 million to the Department of Corrections in equivalent days of incarceration
- of the residents who have entered Chanlyut since January 2009, 70 percent have not reoffended after leaving the program.
- Chanlyut businesses are projected to earn $488,000 with net income contributing to 31 percent of program expenses for FY2012 (an increase of 19 percent from FY2011)
- in 2012, CITC received more than $1,021,116 of K.I.D.S. clothing, diapers and essential household items for distribution by 23 non-profit partners to more than 8,000 low-income families throughout the state