Developmental Disabilities Program

Developmental Disabilities provides services for developmentally disabled clients focusing on consumer satisfaction and positive results for individuals and families. Services include The Lake Street House, a residential supported living facility that provides case management and the Short Term Assistance and Referral (STAR) program that works with advocacy for clients living in their home communities.

Family Crisis Center

The Family Crisis Center is a seven bed emergency shelter that provides safety and support services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Family Services

Family Services provides family casework and other services to preserve families, strengthen family life, and provide foster families for children. The program also offers on-going family and youth services, foster home licensing, and adult protective services.

General Assistance

General Assistance provides financial assistance to low income tribal members and provides burial assistance to families in need.

Tribal Doctor

The Tribal Doctor program provides a holistic approach to health services using traditional medicine and healing techniques. When appropriate, Tribal Doctors refer patients to the Maniilaq Health Center for additional treatment.

Putyuk Children's Home

Putyuk Children's Home provides an emergency shelter for children ages 0 to 18 years who are removed from their homes by the State of Alaska. Contact with parents is maintained wither in person or by phone as much as possible.


Maniilaq Association has a Sexual Assault Response Team (S.A.R.T.) program which serves Ambler, Buckland, Deering, Kiana, Kivalina, Kobuk, Kotzebue, Noatak, Noorvik, Selawik, Shungnak, and Point Hope.

The S.A.R.T. is a multidisciplinary team consisting of representatives from Maniilaq Health Center to do the medical/forensic exams, Law Enforcement which includes the Kotzebue Police Department, Alaska State Troopers and Point Hope Police Department to do the investigation/apprehension of suspect, District Attorney’s Office for prosecution of cases and Advocates who provide comfort, support and coordinate services for victim/s of sexual assault/abuse.,

Women Infant Children

Women, Infants and Children is a federal program that provides food and nutrition counseling to low income pregnant or breastfeeding women, new mothers, and infants and children up to age five. Applicants must meet income guidelines and be at risk of malnutrition as determined by a health professional.