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Kenai Peninsula Community Care Center -
Emergency Shelter, Kenai


KPCCC seeks “to promote positive family living in our community through treatment, shelter and education.

KPCCC provides residential services for behaviorally and emotionally disturbed adolescents who cannot be maintained at home or in foster care. Two five bed facilities, Long Term and the Hutchings Home, serve the youth and each has a live in “Teaching Family” Couple that assist the youth in addressing treatment issues including relationships with authority figures, peer relationships, rational problem solving, family values, academic success and vocational skills. The live in staff in our facilities model healthy family life through utilization of the “Teaching Family Model”. The goal of the modeling is to extinguish destructive behaviors and teach constructive behaviors based on the social norms of the community. KPCCC also provides therapeutic services to youth in all of our facilities in the form of individual, group and family therapy.

KPCCC has one five bed emergency shelter which provides temporary housing to youth while stabilizing their behaviors so that they may be placed in a less restrictive environment. Live in staff in our facilities model healthy family life. The goal of the modeling is to extinguish destructive behaviors and teach constructive behaviors based on the social norms of the community. KPCCC also provides therapeutic services to youth in all of our facilities in the form of individual, group and family therapy.

In addition to our facilities, KPCCC provides Family Preservation services. A Family Support Agent addresses families’ basic needs and parenting needs. KPCCC runs parenting classes that provide a supportive environment for parents to learn techniques essential to successful parenting. Finally, KPCCC licenses, trains and supports foster homes for youth that are unable to return to their homes as well as aftercare services for youth transitioning from the shelter to home.


 House Details:
Location:
320 South Spruce Street,
Kenai AK 99611
Type of House:
Emergency shelter
Care level :
II
Age Range :
12-18
Gender(s) :
Coed
Beds :
5
Staff to client ratio :
1-5
Length of stay :
90 days
Contact Information:
Debi Kimbrell
(907) 283-7635 or
debra@kpccc.org


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