Senior and Disability Services
The state of Alaska Senior and Disability mission is to promote health, wellbeing and safety for individuals with disabilities, seniors and vulnerable adults by facilitating access to quality services and supports that foster independence, personal choice and dignity.
Stone Soup Group is a nonprofit organization created 1992 by parents of children with disabilities, healthcare providers and social workers who shared a common vision for interconnected, collaborative, family-driven assistance for Alaskan families of children with special needs.
Disability News was created by Illan who herself is disabled. Her project is aimed at improving the lives of all people who have incredible abilities, but are seen by their disabilities and at Shine Bright Care, LLC we support. Read more about her story and blog.
Disability law center is a Nonprofit law firm providing legal advocacy for people with disabilities anywhere in Alaska
ALSC was established in 1967 as a private, nonprofit law firm. Our mission is to provide highquality civil legal services to low income and disadvantaged people and communities to protect their safety, their health and promote family stability. We are dedicated to bridging the statewide gap between those who need civil legal help and those who are able to get it. We have an unwavering and longstanding commitment to assuring that Alaska’s rural communities have access to the justice system. Through advocacy, education, collaboration and litigation we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities and achieve justice.
- The Alaska Department of Health and Social Service has a central place to report some required reports.
- Abuse, neglect, self-neglect, exploitation and undue influence of adults
- Mandatory incidents/Reports in assisted living homes
- Critical incidents for people in programs managed by Senior and Disabilities Services *(SDS) for waiver, personal care assistance, grant and general relief services
- Complaints about anything related to service or care provided under SDS programs or assisted living care
Alaska Infant Learning Program
Provides an array of services partnering with families to support healthy development of infant and toddlers.
Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation’s largest news organization devoted to covering developmental disabilities. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.
Established in 1968, OPAG is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving services, developing programs, educating, promoting and implementing changes to help Alaska seniors live healthy, productive lives.
Aging and Disability Resource Center
Alaska’s ADRCs connect seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers with long-term services and supports of their choice. The ADRC network serves Alaskans statewide, regardless of age or income level, through regional sites.
The Office of Children’s Services works in partnership with families and communities to support the well-being of Alaska’s children and youth. Services will enhance families’ capacities to give their children a healthy start, to provide them with safe and permanent homes, to maintain cultural connections and to help them realize their potential.
Alaska Long Term Care Ombunsman
Advocating for the rights, dignity, and welfare of older Alaskans.
Memory care communities, sometimes called dementia care or Alzheimer’s care homes, are a type of residential senior facility designed for those living with memory impairment. Memory care communities are often outfitted with enhanced security and safety measures to meet the needs of the residents, and available care and programming are catered to those with cognitive decline.
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