Resources

Denali Family Services Documents

Notice of Privacy Practices

Consumer Rights Guidebook

Sliding Fee Schedule

Feedback Questionnaire

Foster Care Session Notes Instructions

Foster Care Session Notes

 

Grievance Forms

If a client or family member would like to file a grievance, please submit the grievance in writing to Pete Houston, Director of Quality Assurance at phouston@denalifs.org .

Grievance Form

Helpful Websites

Local services

AKinfo
A state wide directory of human service providers

Alaska C.A.R.E.S.
Alaska C.A.R.E.S. is an outpatient clinic located near Providence Alaska Medical Center that provides sexual abuse evaluations for children, newborn to age 18

Alaska’s Young Family Network
Alaska’s Young Family Network helps families with children from birth to age 18 who have a mental disorder, and families with older children who are transitioning into adult programs.

Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center
Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center Website

Catholic Social Services
CSS programs include: emergency shelters, teen homes, homeless prevention services, emergency outreach, refugee resettlement, parenting support, pregnancy support services and adoption, and services for developmental disabilities

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (CITC) provides social, educational and employment services to Alaska Natives and Native Americans living in the Cook Inlet region.

Denali Kid Care
Denali KidCare is a State of Alaska program designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need.

Disability Law Center of Alaska
Disability Law Center (DLC) is an independent non-profit organization that provides legal advocacy services for people with disabilities anywhere in Alaska.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Alaska (NAMI, Alaska)
NAMI Alaska is a grassroots, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, support, education and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe brain disorders

Reclaiming Futures
Reclaiming Futures is a project to create new approaches to helping youth involved with drugs, alcohol and crime.

South-central Foundation
South-central Foundation is an Alaska Native non-profit health corporation formed under the tribal authority of Cook Inlet Region, Incorporated (CIRI).

The Children’s Place
The Children’s Place provides a child-friendly facility where personnel from many agencies (law enforcement, social workers, mental health, and medical providers) meet to coordinate an investigation of possible child abuse.

State of Alaska Sources

Alaska Mental Health Board (AMHB)
The Alaska Mental Health Board (AMHB) is the state agency charged with planning and coordinating mental health services funded by the State of Alaska. The AMHB is an advocate for Alaskans with mental illnesses.

Denali Kid Care
Denali KidCare is a State of Alaska program designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need

Division of Behavioral Health (DBH)
State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health Website

Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
State of Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice Website

Office of Children’s Services (OCS)
State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services Website

University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development
The Center for Human Development (CHD) is one of 61 University Centers located in every state and territory, which attempts to bring together the resources of the university and the community in support of individuals with developmental disabilities.

National Research

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation Website

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Bazelon Center’s Website

Casey Family Services
Casey Family Services Website

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
A National family-run organization dedicated exclusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better quality of life

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development was established to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, especially those with, or at risk for, special needs and their families

Kempe Center
The Kempe organization is a leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

National Child Welfare Resource Center for Adoption
Partners with states, tribes, and other NRCs to offer support in all phases of the Child Family Service review process

National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues
Offers assistance with Child Family Service reviews, including collecting and analyzing data, legal and judicial issue analysis, promoting stakeholder involvement, action planning, and implementaiton of program improvement plans

National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
Provides training and technical assistance and information services that emphasize family-centered principles and practices and help to build knowledge of foster care issues

North American Council on Adoptable Children
North American Council on Adoptable Children is committed to meeting the needs of waiting children and the families who adopt them.

Reclaiming Futures
Reclaiming Futures is a project to create new approaches to helping youth involved with drugs, alcohol and crime.

Research & Training Center for Children’s Mental Health
Research & Training Center for Children’s Mental Health Website

SAMHSA Partners for Recovery
A collaboration of communities and organizations mobilized to help individuals and families achieve and maintain recovery and lead fulfilling lives

SAMHSA National Suicide Hotline
SAMHSA National Suicide Hotline Website

Child Development

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.

Parent Map
Parent Map is a Seattle-based collective of parents, educators, and activists focused on providing information and insight into parenting and child development.

Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

Childhood Trauma

Child Trauma Academy
The Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas is a unique collaborative of individuals and organizations working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education.

Kempe Center
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has been recognized as the world leader in child abuse treatment programs, and for over forty years, has been at the forefront in the fight against child abuse.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is a unique collaboration of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for traumatized children and their families across the United States.