Adults refresh academic skills and work toward earning a General Education Diploma (GED) or other vocational pursuits. Once an individual successfully completes Adult Basic Education they are able to enroll into GED preparation services to obtain their GED, which will expand educational and employment opportunities.
Assists victims of crime, including domestic violence, sexual assault and dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Provides referrals to services and the support and tools individuals need for navigating the legal system and advocating for themselves while living in a safe and healthy environment.
A full-service career and employment center offers access to computers, fax and scan services, online training, career assessment, job search assistance, and employment support, among other services.
Our Clare Swan Early Learning Center (CSELC) supports the optimal development of Alaska Native/American Indian children ages six weeks to three years of age through culturally responsive, research-based practices and curriculum in an Early Learning setting.
CSELC offers several options for working parents with both seven- and 10-hour classroom options, including a Yup’ik Immersion multi-age classroom within the center.
The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) equips people with the knowledge and resources for navigating the legal system, including family law clinics to assist individuals representing themselves and learning opportunities for young people who aspire to work in the criminal justice system.
The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) offers services and referrals for Alaska Native Elders residing in the service region who have experienced abuse and financial exploitation.
CITC’s fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab) is a creative space where students transform ideas into reality using high-tech design programs, industrial-grade manufacturing machines, and programming tools. Lab students have access to laser cutters, 3-D printers, robotic routers, electronic circuitry, and much more.
The Team Decision Making (TDM) Enhancement for Strong Native Families program gives support to families referred to the Office of Children’s Services (OCS) and connects families to recovery-based parenting groups to prevent unnecessary foster care placement and/or reduce the time it takes to reunify children with their parents.
The La’a Kenu program promotes and strengthens kindergarten preparedness among Alaska Native/American Indian children, providing families with children ages three to five years of age with culturally responsive child development practices while increasing literacy in the home.
The Alaska Native Justice Center provides legal services and support for crime victims and their families and represents Alaska Tribes in state court child welfare cases involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
Life-skills and Workplace Competencies workshops are held in both group and individual settings and cover a wide variety of topics to help people better understand their own strengths and enhance their ability to get and keep meaningful employment. Workshops are open to any individual registered with our Employment & Training Services.
Outpatient substance-use support services in Anchorage and Mat-Su, including individual and group counseling, case management, referrals, peer recovery support, family and cultural support groups, prevention workshops, and coaching. Ages range from 12 years of age or older.
Structured as a family inside the Chanlyut residence, the program supports an 18 bed inpatient treatment center for men who want increase life skills and maintain sobriety. During the four- to six- week stay, residents participate in group and individual counseling, case management, peer recovery support and vocational and workforce development. As with Ernie Turner Center, all services are steeped in Alaska Native values and culture.
The Alaska Native Justice Center’s (ANJC) Youth Development Services support Native youth enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska with mentoring, coaching, and case management while providing their families with home case management and referral services for achieving goals and working toward family resilience.
The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) and its partners advocate for fair and equitable treatment of Alaska Native people within the justice system, including training and legal assistance to Alaska Tribes and Tribal courts across the state.
Our Clare Swan Early Learning Center (CSELC) offers Alaska Native/American Indian individuals the opportunity to earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential as a key step on the path of career advancement in early childhood education.
Our Clare Swan Early Learning Center’s (CSELC) Tsil’qu program offers trauma-informed support and training for staff, parents, and Alaska Native and American Indian families.
Provides temporary cash assistance for families with children. Qualifying families take part in career planning, training, and/or furthering education with access to child care and other services that support employment, including transportation, interview practice, and money for needed work clothes, tools, and other supplies.
Young people ages 14 – 24 gain work experience and develop skills for succeeding in future careers through a 10- to 12-week paid internship with CITC or a partnering organization. The program also provides social and cultural activities and referrals to resources for youth under the age of 12.