Serving Alaskans since 1990.
Medicaid is the primary public program for financing basic health and long-term care services for low-income Alaskans. It is funded by federal and state general funds. The program focuses on coverage for low-income children, pregnant women, families, adults without dependent children between the ages of 19 and 64, the elderly, blind and the permanently disabled.
Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for over 80 years. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation's history.
Our mission is to promote health, well being and safety for individuals with disabilities, seniors and vulnerable adults by facilitating access to quality services and supports that foster independence, personal choice and dignity.
The Senior Benefits Program was established on August 1, 2007. It pays cash benefits to Alaskan seniors who are age 65 or older and have low to moderate income. Cash payments are $76, $175, or $250 each month depending on income.
General Relief Assistance (GRA) provides for the most basic needs of many Alaskans without the personal resources to meet an emergent need and ineligible for assistance from other programs. GRA is designed to meet the immediate, basic needs of Alaskans facing extreme financial crisis and is a temporary funding source for assisted living home placement.
Alaska’s Adult Public Assistance (APA) program provides cash assistance to needy aged, blind, and disabled Alaskans to help them remain independent. The APA program gives cash to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and others who have income and resources within APA income and resource limits. APA recipients are also eligible for Medicaid benefits.
The Heating Assistance Program (HAP) is designed to promote the general welfare and safeguard the health and well-being of Alaska's population by offsetting the cost of home heating for eligible Alaskan residents.
The CAMA program is a state funded program designed to help needy Alaskans who have specific illnesses get the medical care they need to manage those illnesses. It is a program primarily for people who do not qualify for Medicaid benefits, have very little income, and have inadequate or no health insurance.
The Nursing Facility Transition (NFT) program provides individuals currently in a nursing facility with the opportunity to return to community based living. This may be the individual’s own home or apartment or the home/apartment of family or friends. NFT may also help with finding housing or a supportive living environment.
The mission of the Food Bank of Alaska is based on the same strong beliefs as those of our founders more than 40 years ago – no Alaskan should go hungry, we need to recover food that would be wasted otherwise, and we share what we have.
Food Bank of Alaska is dedicated to eliminating hunger in Alaska by obtaining and providing food to partner agencies feeding hungry people and through anti-hunger leadership. We believe that no one deserves to be hungry.
Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska offers services statewide in Alaska, and is thee the leading source of information, support, and services in the state for individuals with disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and their families and caregivers.
No matter where you live in Alaska, 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for connecting with a wide variety of services in your community including emergency food and shelter, educational opportunities, alcohol and drug treatment programs, senior services, child care, and much more.
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