Employment & Training Services

We welcome your feedback on services you have received in the employment and training services department, please email ETSDfeedback@citci.org or call (907) 793-3300.

CITC’s Employment and Training Services Department (ETSD) assists participants in achieving self-sufficiency by helping them find meaningful and sustainable employment as they progress through lifestyle changes and enhance their communication, life management, vocational and academic skills.

CITC provides strengths-based, welfare-to-work case management, supported work experience, child-care financial assistance, vocational rehabilitation, employment placement referral, career and job counseling, employee recruitment and a one-stop Career Development Center.

2021 Application for Services

ETSD Operating Hours

Monday: 8am to 5pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 8am to 7pm
Friday: 8am to 5pm


phone: (907) 793-3300
fax: (907) 793-3394

Adult Education

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program develops and increases fundamental skills in math, reading, and writing concepts as participants prepare for the official GED tests.

Burial Assistance

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.

Child Care Assistance

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.

Computer Lab

The ETSD Computer Lab offers a place for job-seekers to find assistance with resume development, job searching, training, and finding community resources.

COVID Non-Recurring Short-Term Assistance (NRSTA)

Needy families with children are eligible to apply for assistance to deal with a specific crisis situation or episode of need, and must not be intended to meet on-going needs. Assistance can include rent, mortgage, utilities, food, emergency housing, back-to-school supplies.

Drop-in Child Care Center

Provides quality child care services to enhance program and service delivery for participants using services within CITC’s Nat’uh Service Center.

Eklutna, Inc. Grant Program

The Eklutna, Inc. Scholarship and Grant Program provides educational opportunities for the success of Eklutna Beneficiaries through lifelong learning and personal development while respecting self-determination and culture.

Employment Supportive Services

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.

GED Preparation

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.

General Assistance

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.

Intensive Case Management

Intensive Case Management services provide coordination for housing, employment and other vital, intensive-need services for Alaska Native and American Indian individuals residing in the Municipality of Anchorage.

Life Skills Workshops

Life Skills classes cover a range of topics intended to equip participants to search for, gain, and maintain employment, raise healthy families, learn to budget, and more.

Low Income Heating Assistance

LIHEAP provides assistance with heating utility bills for low income Alaska Native and American Indian families that reside within the Municipality of Anchorage.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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.

Vocational Training Grants Program

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.

Youth Employment Program Internship

The Youth Employment Program (YEP) is a 10-12 week paid internship for young people ages 14-24 to gain valuable work experience, set goals, and develop the skills necessary to succeed in future careers.

Youth Services

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.