Provides opportunities for children in foster care to spend time with their birth parents to help children cope with the separation, while helping parents learn and practice skills in a structured setting to restore relationships with their children.
List of Services
Child & Family
Equips fathers with a variety of the social, financial, parenting and life skills needed to strengthen their roles as fathers in providing for the needs and well-being of their families.
In partnership with Cook Inlet Head Start and Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, the Flourishing Child program provides therapeutic intervention and in-home services for families and children enrolled at Cook Inlet Head Start who have been exposed to violence.
The Foster Family Liaison provides culturally appropriate support for Alaska Native and American Indian foster families, and assists them in being successful foster parents and establishing good communication between the protective service system and foster parents/children within the system.
Child and Family Services partners with Alaska Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) and the Office of Public Advocacy to recruit and train Guardian ad litems (GALs) who advocate for Alaska Native children in State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services (OCS) Child in Need of Aid cases.
Provides individual and family therapy, case management and skill development to families in crisis. The goal is to achieve permanency planning for families while promoting child safety, permanency, cultural continuity and overall well-being.
Through parenting and life skills development, Luqu Kenu assists families in crisis in improving their immediate situations, and assists in safely and quickly reunifying those who have had children placed in the foster care system.
Women, Infants and Children Nutrition (WIC) is a nutritional program helping pregnant women, new mothers and young children practice good nutritional health by providing financial support to help purchase healthy foods, learn about good nutrition and develop healthy living and wellness habits.
Na Tikahtnu K’Tiya (Dena’ina Athabascan for “Cook Inlet bull moose”) is a summer cultural enrichment camp for Alaska Native and American Indian youth ages 12–18.
The GED Diploma program helps participants who did not graduate high school to obtain an equivalent diploma that creates new opportunities for employment and higher education.
The Johnson O’Malley Education program offers supplementary, culturally appropriate programs and services that meet the unique and specialized educational needs of Alaska Native and American Indian students enrolled in the Anchorage School District.
The NYO Games and Junior NYO Games are annual athletic events for students in grades 1–12 from across the state. The Games encourage healthy lifestyles, traditional values and positive sportsmanship—all in an atmosphere of fun and excitement.
P2C2 is an early education intervention program using iPads with educational-based apps as a way to improve literacy scores for students, while encouraging family involvement in childhood development and academics.
Through a unique partnership with the Anchorage School District, the Partners For Success program provides educational services to Alaska Native and American Indian students through culturally responsive core academic classes and social support services within ASD schools.
CITC provides an array of scholarships encompassing a variety of career interests to qualifying students.
The Career Center is a walk-in resource center for those seeking employment or training opportunities.
The Burial Assistance program provides cash assistance to Alaskan Native and American Indian families who have lost a loved one and lack the means to provide a proper memorial.
The Child Care program provides financial assistance through certificates for Alaska Native and American Indian families in need of daycare services for children under the age of 13.
Provides quality child care services to enhance program and service delivery for participants using services within CITC’s Nat’uh Service Center.
Supportive Services helps participants gain volunteer and work experience to increase marketable job skills, and build resumes and cover letters to obtain full-time, unsubsidized employment after the training period.
The General Assistance program provides temporary cash support to Alaskan Native and American Indian individuals and families for essential needs, such as paying bills, buying food, covering rent or mortgage payments, and other household-related expenses.
The Healthcare Training program provides training and education opportunities to become a Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.
ICM provides service coordination for housing, employment and other vital, intense-need services for Alaska Native and American Indian individuals residing in the Municipality of Anchorage.
LIHEAP provides assistance with heating utility bills for low income Alaska Native and American Indian families that reside within the Municipality of Anchorage.
The Tribal TANF program provides temporary cash assistance to families with children to help them become self-sufficient through services that include career planning, training and educational assistance, and child care assistance and information.
The Tribal Training Grant provides short-term certification or vocational training for job enhancement and/or to gain employment for Alaska Native students residing within the Cook Inlet region.
TVR helps Alaska Native and American Indian individuals with disabilities find employment.
Youth Services offers support programs for eligible Alaska youth ages 14–24 to assist them in finding employment, furthering education and identifying youth leadership opportunities.
Recovery & Re-entry
Through a partnership with the Southcentral Foundation, ATR provides financial assistance through a voucher program to purchase substance abuse clinical treatment and recovery support services.
Chanlyut is a two-year residential work-training and educational program offering a new beginning for men who want to become productive members of society and turn around the self-destructive patterns in their lives.
Clare Swan offers Brief Outpatient, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.
Considered a first-step program, Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment services assist individuals through assessment and pretreatment services to help determine what assistance is needed for achieving long-term sobriety.
Through a partnership with the state Department of Health and Social Services, the Ernie Turner Center currently offers medical and social detoxification services through a residential treatment program in a 12-bed detoxification unit.
Utilizing a therapeutic “Village of Care” model, the Recovery Journey program is a 12-bed residential unit at the Ernie Turner Center.