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The Arc of Anchorage
The Arc of Anchorage helps Alaskans who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities or mental illness achieve lives of dignity and independence as valued members of our community. We offer a full array of services that cover the lifespan of the people we serve. In consultation with our staff, families choose the services that best meet their needs.
Stone Soup Group (SSG)
(907) 561-3701 Toll Free: (877) 786-7327
The SSG is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit that provides information, support, training and resources to assist families caring for children with special needs. SSG is staffed almost entirely by parents or family members of a child with special needs, so they know the journey and are better able to help other families navigate through what is often an overwhelming and confusing process following a diagnosis or, at times of transition later down the road.
Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska
Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for children and adults who are living with physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to provide these individuals an opportunity for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship.
Reach has information, referrals, supports and services for children, adults, and families experiencing developmental delay or disabilities in northern Southeast Alaska headquarters in Juneau, an office in Haines, and staff in Petersburg, REACH also makes services available in other communities including Skagway, Yakutat, Hoonah, and Wrangell.
Best Buddies, Inc.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best Buddies matches students and adults with intellectual disabilities in one-to-one friendships with other individuals.
Office Of Children Services
Health and services for children with autism and other disabilities
Anchorage School District Step Center
Mental and physical disability non-profit organizations in Anchorage