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Services Directory

CITC Services Directory

Adult Education

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.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Advocacy for Victims

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.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Afterschool Services

The Schoolyard afterschool program supports 12- to 19-year-old Alaska Native/American Indian students through tutoring, mentoring, and STEM skills-building opportunities.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Alaska Native Hire

Alaska Native Hire is a web-based career portal serving as a digital resource where qualified candidates statewide can easily connect with employers.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Apprenticeships

Paid apprenticeship opportunities are designed to provide individuals with progressive work experience and build organizational leadership capacity through on-the-job training and skills development.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Assessment & Pre-Treatment

The first step in the recovery journey is to meet with a counselor to determine needs for beginning treatment services to assist individuals in achieving their personal goals around addiction and recovery, including harm reduction and long-term sobriety support.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Burial Assistance

Provides financial assistance for Alaska Native/American Indian individuals and families residing in Anchorage who have lost a loved one and lack the means for a memorial or funeral. Next of kin must apply on their behalf.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Career Center

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.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

 

Click here to review all of our career development opportunities 

Child Care Assistance

Provides child care assistance for Alaska Native/American Indian families needing daycare for children under 13 years of age while parents work, attend training, or take classes.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Child Care Assistance Quality Improvement

Program gives guidelines to child care providers for on-site health and safety measures and professional development opportunities for staff.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Child Care Center

The Nahtsahda Child Care Center gives quality on-site child care at our drop-in center for parents visiting CITC’s Nat’uh service center.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Early Learning

Provides early learning and family wellness support to parents with children ages 0 – 5 through our Ch’anik’en program.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Early Head Start/Yup’ik Immersion

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.

 

907-793-3626

info@cswan.org

Educational Clinics

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.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Eklutna, Inc. (EI) Educational & Employment Support

Eklutna, Inc. Grants provide funding support to EI shareholders and/or their descendants for tuition, registration fees, required books or supplies, and equipment or uniforms needed for employment and educational purposes.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Elder Services

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.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Employment Supportive Services

Provides work-ready individuals with supportive services to obtain or maintain employment and support in building a resume toward full-time employment. This service also provides opportunities for skills training and gaining work experience while on the job.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Fab Lab

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.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Family Relationships

Our Family Contact program assists children in foster care coping with separation by providing a structured setting where parents spend time with their children while learning and practicing parenting skills.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Family Safety

The Circles of Support and Family First programs provide in-home parenting support and education to equip families involved with OCS with the skills to maintain a safe and nurturing home environment.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Family Unification

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.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Family Wellness

The Luqu Kenu program provides parenting support, social connections with other families, and access to wellness services for parents and children.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Financial Assistance

Provides temporary cash support and case management for Alaska Native/American Indian individuals and their families for paying bills, buying food, and making rent/mortgage payments, among other household expenses. Qualified applicants must reside in Anchorage.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Healthcare Job Training

Training in a wide range of healthcare-related jobs for eligible low-income individuals seeking a career as a professional in the healthcare industry.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Heating/Utilities Assistance

Assistance for paying heating/utility bills for low-income Alaska Native/American Indian families living in Anchorage.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Intern Partner Program

Paid internship opportunities for Alaska Native and American Indian (AN/AI) students enrolled full- or part-time or who have recently graduated from an undergraduate/graduate degree program or technical school in a related degree field.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

In-school Services

CITC’s in-school programs provide culturally focused core academic classes, connections to CITC services, and parent mentors at a number of Anchorage School District (ASD) schools.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Job Fairs and Virtual Recruitment

AKP hosts regular community job fairs, including virtual and in-person recruitment events, to connect job-seekers with local employers and opportunities.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Job Coaching

Work-ready Tribal TANF and General Assistance participants living in the CITC service area work with job coaches to overcome barriers in finding and maintaining employment.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Johnson-O’Malley Education

Supports the educational needs of Alaska Native/American Indian high school students by providing school supplies, funding, and other resources needed for school and extra-curricular activities.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Kindergarten Preparedness

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.

 

907-793-3626

info@cswan.org

Legal Services

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).

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Life-Skills Workshops

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.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

NYO Games Alaska

Each spring, Native Youth Olympics (NYO) brings together hundreds of junior and high school athletes from more than 100 communities statewide to compete in traditional Alaska Native contests.

 

907-793-3265

nyo@citci.org

Outpatient Recovery 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.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Parenting Skills

The Parents’ Journeys program offers a variety of on-site social, parenting, and life-skills activities that empower parents to strengthen their roles and provide for the needs and well-being of their families.

 

907-793-3132

cfs@citci.org

Peer Support Services

People with lived recovery experience provide guidance and support for those currently in recovery through our peer-support network offering weekly sobriety and support meetings, connections to additional services, and healthy group activities.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Prevention

Prevention workgroups aimed at young people ages 10 – 24, adults and families with a focus on suicide prevention, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, and life-skills and wellness development.

 

907-793-3200

prevention@citci.org

Recovery and Re-entry (Chanlyut)

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.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Recruitment Services

Our experienced recruiting team works with partnering agencies in filling progressive, dynamic, and mission-driven job opportunities for qualified candidates.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Re-entry Services (ANJC)

Provides individuals ages 14 and older with the tools to successfully rebuild their lives after incarceration through mentoring, coaching, and support for navigating the criminal justice system.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Residential Recovery Services

The Ernie Turner Center in Chugiak is a 16-bed residential inpatient treatment center offering individual and group counseling, case management, and peer recovery support during a six-month stay. All services are steeped in Alaska Native values and culture.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Restorative Justice Services

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.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Scholarships

Scholarships are aimed at degree-seeking students who are also CIRI shareholders or descendants. CITC scholarships are managed by The CIRI Foundation.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Social Justice Advocacy

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.

 

907-793-3550

anjcinfo@anjc.net

Supportive housing

Graduates of CITC Recovery Services find support in obtaining employment and permanent housing for up to 18 months in a 16-bed co-ed housing unit.

 

907-793-3200

rs@citci.org

Techno-culture Camps

Youth learn traditional skills like drumming, dance, and fish smoking as they develop STEM skills to open up educational and employment opportunities.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Training for Teachers

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.

 

907-793-3626

info@cswan.org

Trauma-informed Training

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.

 

907-793-3626

info@cswan.org

Tribal TANF

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.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation

Assists eligible Alaska Native/American Indian individuals who experience disabilities in obtaining or maintaining gainful employment.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Vocational Training Grants

The Vocational Training Grants program has multiple grants for Alaska Native/American Indian adults pursuing vocational training and certifications to increase their employment opportunities.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Workforce Development Coordinators

Career counselors assist individuals in developing professional goals and provide resume support, interview coaching, and connections to job openings and training resources.

 

907-793-3467

alaskaspeople@citci.org

Youth Paid Internships

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.

 

907-793-3300

etsd@citci.org

Youth Life Skills

The Tribal PREP program prepares young people for adulthood as they learn how decisions made today affect their future. They grow their knowledge of important health and well-being topics, financial literacy, communication, and healthy relationships.

 

907-793-3265

yesdept@citci.org

Youth Services

Provides support with academics, finding employment, and developing leadership skills for young Alaskans ages 14 – 24.

 

907-793-3300

youthemplyment@citci.org