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.
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.
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.
The Family Resource Center is a youth drop-in center where those under 21 can visit with their peers, play board games, make meals in the kitchen, do their laundry, or attend a group event like Movie Night in a safe and supportive setting. Our staff can help connect young people with the resources they need to reach their personal goals like transportation, housing, and public assistance.
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.
The Youth Run Business program supports young people ages 16-21 while they develop the life skills they need to find and keep a job. In this program, students earn academic credit toward high school diploma or GED for learning employment skills; they can gain work experience in local businesses via internships we help to arrange; and we assist participants in transitioning to employment or post-secondary education and training opportunities.
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.