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.



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  • Throwback Thursday #9

    The Lutheran Youth Center in Palmer was one of the three agencies that merged to become Alaska Children's Services in 1970.

  • AK Child & Family and Alaska Aces Broomball ... A Perfect Pair

    In the world of winters, this Alaskan winter has been what we would call ‘mild.’ Very limited snow fall and temperature averages in the mid to upper 20’s. Common activities such as sledding, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing are all less accessible during a winter such as this. However, one area has thrived this winter, the ice!

  • State grants enable us to help other providers

    For the past number of years, the training department here at AK Child & Family has been fortunate to be the recipient of a State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health grant to provide training and technical assistance to a provider group of Children’s residential care, known collectively as “RCCY” (Residential Care for Children & Youth) agencies.


We graciously accept monetary donations, which are tax deductible. We welcome donations in-person, by post, telephone and online. Donations can be presented, mailed or phoned to:

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


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There are supplies that we seek all year. We've made a printable Wish List to show what items we most often need.








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