Our mission is to support children and families through individualized community based services. The services we offer are the process Denali Family Services utilizes for children and families with emotional and behavioral problems. Each child and family’s needs are unique, requiring for services to be individualized and tailored to assist the family in meeting their goals.
Denali Family Services serves children who require intensive behavioral health care services, their families and also individuals. Denali Family Services offers individual, family and group psychotherapy services in combination with intensive care coordination and rehabilitative services. The majority of the consumers served are children who experience mental illness. Denali Family Services serves an average of 250 consumers each month in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley areas.
Denali Family Services will not deny anyone access to services due to his/her inability to pay.
Case Managers advocate and ensure client’s rights are protected, help to develop a plan for services and resources, monitor progress, and participate in the evaluation process to ensure the plan is meeting the child and family’s needs. They locate resources as well as identify and assist in removing barriers to keep children and families moving forward.
The clinical services department provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as psychiatric services such as medication management. Clinical services are individualized, strength-based, and are based on the principles of trauma-informed-care.
Denali Explorers serves young children ages 3-5 in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley that require emotional, social and behavioral support.
Intensive School & Community Based Services
The goal of the ISCBS department is to support healthy youth development and behavioral health treatment while building positive relationships between staff members and the children we service.
Therapeutic Foster Care
The Therapeutic Foster Care program allows children to remain in the community, offers support by way of respite for youth and families, and has become an effective alternative to residential and out of state care.
Transition to Independence Program
The Transition to Independence Program is for youth ages 14 to 24. The program is unique in that it focuses on a youth’s individual goals while helping them practice independent living skills, how to communicate goals and dreams to adults, how to seek support, and how to plan for their future.