Child & Family Services

Child and Family Services is dedicated to promoting safe, secure and healthy families who nurture future generations by learning new skills that improve relationships and establish healthy behavioral practices.


We help families recover from and/or prevent abuse, neglect and domestic violence through case management, teaching and mentoring services, and by establishing connections with related services and resources within the community.

phone: (907) 793-3132
fax: (907) 793-3173

Circles of Support

Equips the children and families of Alaska to maintain their ability to live in safe and nurturing environments. Through this program, CITC’s Child and Family Services Department operates home-based programs that are family-centered, strengths-based, solution-focused, and trauma-informed.

Clare Swan Early Head Start Child Care Center

The Clare Swan Early Head Start Child Care Center serves Alaska Native and American Indian children ages 6 weeks to 3 years of age through educational development , childcare, and family support, among other CITC services and programs.

Family Contact

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.

Flourishing Child

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.

Foster Family Liaison

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.

Intensive Family Preservation

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.

Luqu Kenu Project

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.