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.
Suicide Prevention Strategy of the Arctic
A village based suicide prevention program strategy formulating community prevention teams to curb the high rate of suicide through a training program that helps community members recognize the signs and symptoms associated with high risk youth and other community members.
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 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 provides financial assistance to low income tribal members and provides burial assistance to families in need.
Iņupiat Illitqusiat strives to preserve traditional values and skills by teaching Iņupiat values, survival skills, language and history to residents in the Maniilaq Association service area. Iņupiat Illitqusiat participates in Iņupiat Days at various school sites and provides cultural orientation to new Maniilaq employees.
Prematernal Home/Tribal Doctor
Pre-Maternal Home provides a clean, safe, home-like residence for expectant mothers while they await the birth of their baby. Expectant mothers receive counseling, program referrals, childbirth information, and regular prenatal and postpartum check-ups.
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
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.
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.
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