Senior & Disability Services

Senior and Disability Services assists qualified consumers by offering services and support that promote wellbeing, safety and independence while respecting choice and preserving dignity.

Services include:

  • Group Home Services (Lake Street House), a residential-supported living facility licensed by the State of Alaska for five Medicaid Waiver recipients requesting 24/7 care in a least-restrictive environment.
  • Short Term Assistance and Referral (STAR), a project which assists individuals who experience developmental disabilities access services which include:
  1. Developmental disabilities eligibility process
  2. Mini-Grants used as a funding source for necessary services and equipment needs not covered by regular Medicaid.
  3. Discretionary funds available to qualified individuals experiencing a crisis situation such as utility bills (one lifetime assistance), food and clothing.
  • Care Coordination Services –Medicaid Certified/Care Coordination Services for Adults with Physical and Developmental Disabilities (APDD), Children with Complex Medical Conditions (CCMC), Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), and Adults Living Independently (ALI) waivers.
  • Developmental Disabilities Program services for qualified individuals who experience Intellectual Disabilities.
  • Case Management – Support for qualified individuals with the development and implementation of person-centered care plans, activities and referrals, and assistance necessary to ensure services are continuous; comprehensive; and achieve physical, emotional and economic independence.
  • Day Habilitation – Service that provides assistance in a community setting.
  • Supported Employment – Service to assist in securing a job or business
  • In-Home Support – Service that helps foster success through habilitation goals meeting the individuals needs in activities of daily living
  • Respite Services – A paid provider that watches over a child or adult with special needs allowing a family member (natural support person) a break from the day to day care of the individual. Respite can take place in your home or temporarily in another setting, such as a day center or in the community.

Elder Services for physically frail individuals 60 years and over Services include:

  • Case Management – Consumer support for developing a person-centered care plan, connecting and advocating for needed services that foster maximum independence.
  • Chore Services – Assistance with everyday household chores.
  • Respite Services – A paid provider that watches over a child or adult with special needs allowing a family member (natural support person) a break from the day to day care of the individual. Respite can take place in your home or temporarily in another setting, such as a day center or in the community.
  • Tupqich Elders Home – HUD Section 202 Senior Housing. Four apartment units for qualified elders who meet income limits.

Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury (TABI) Program Services include:

  • Case Management – Support for qualified individuals with the development and implementation of person-centered care plans, activities and referrals, and assistance necessary to ensure services are continuous; comprehensive; and achieve physical, emotional and economic independence.
  • Mini Grant – Funding for equipment and/or service needs to qualified individuals necessary to improve the quality of life.