AK Child & Family brings hope to troubled young lives through a broad range of mental health services. Our residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.



Latest Blogs and Photos (Click blog title to read the full article.)

  • We Need To Take The Stigma Out Of Foster Care

    In a crowded lecture hall, a professional marketer comes up to share his story of being in foster care. He starts by sharing a story of a love relationship in college. He shared how they met on campus and how long they’ve been together. He shared how he participated with her family during family socials and holiday parties. Being asked why he never took their daughter over to meet his family during the holidays, he shared his story of being in foster care and not having a family to go to during the holidays. He continues sharing, “The next day my girlfriend broke up with me. Her mother told her she wasn’t going to date someone without a good family to return to.”

  • Throwback Thursday #35

    Gene Lawney surveys the catch at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, 1938.


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AK Child & Family
4600 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK  99
(907) 346-2101



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