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805 Lincoln St

Sitka, Alaska 
907-747-3687
info@sitkayouth.org

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Licensing 

We maintain our Community Care licenses through the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services. We are also accredited through CARF International.

Referrals

The Hanson House is a 24-hour level III residential treatment facility for youth ages 10-18 in need of intensive supervised care but who do not need detention or a locked facility.  We provide a safe and structured home-like environment for up to 10 young people at a time.

A fun, safe and welcoming space for teens to be themselves! Sitka's Cloud is a teen center located in downtown Sitka. 

More information coming soon! 

Our programs are designed to work seamlessly to provide the continuum of care needed for each individual client.  

We coordinate care with community partners to ensure that young people have access to the resources they need and establish healthy relationships with positive and supportive adults.

SITKA'S CLOUD

A fun, safe and welcoming space for teens to be themselves! Sitka's Cloud is a teen center located in downtown Sitka. 

HANSON HOUSE

The Hanson House is a 24-hour level III residential treatment facility for youth ages 10-18 in need of intensive supervised care but who do not need detention or a locked facility.  We provide a safe and structured home-like environment for up to 10 young people at a time.

THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE

Our Therapeutic Foster Care program is for youth ages 5-21 who are not under the care of their biological parents.  We license, train, and support Resource Parents whose homes provide healthy and nurturing environments for the youth in their care.

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

We provide in-school support to students who have serious difficulty in adjusting to or functioning in the school setting. Our staff is available to provide direct, positive interventions at all Sitka School District schools as well as Mount Edgecumbe High School and the SEER School.  We also maintain confidential, therapeutic rooms at each school for students.

NON-SECURE ATTENDANT SHELTER

YOUTH RUN BUSINESS

Supports people ages 16-21 while they develop the life skills they need to find and keep a job. Students earn academic credit toward high school diploma or GED; they can gain work experience via internships we help to arrange; and we assist participants in transitioning to employment or post-secondary education and training opportunities.

Access Support

If you know a young person who might benefit from receiving mental or behavioral health services, please contact us at 907-747-3687 or fill out the referral form to the right. If you are seeking services for yourself or your family, please fill out the application for services. You can send these forms to intake@sitkayouth.org

In our Non-Secure Attendant Shelter program, staff are on-call 24/7 to accompany minors who have been arrested and brought to the police station.  The Sitka Police Department does not have a secure facility to detain youth.  Our staff will stay with the young person until they are released.