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Welcome to Senior and Disabilities Services

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.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

DHSS is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. Learn more about 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

*Forms, facts and changes to procedures for operations during the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration.

Alaska COVID-19 Toolkit link

COVID-19 Vaccine for Alaskans 65+

Alaskans 65 years of age and older are eligible to schedule vaccine appointments.


Keep informed about COVID-19 in Alaska by participating in the ECHO videoconference series.

Home and Community-Based Services Advisory Group

By federal requirement, an advisory group providing input and guidance to the state and public regarding Medicaid 1915(i) option and 1915(k) Community First Choice option for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) benefits has been established.

Find out more:
Medicaid Reform in Alaska Inclusive Community Choices banner link.




  • Alaska's Federal Fiscal Year 2021 Grant Application under Part C posted
    This grant application for the Infant Learning Program (ILP) is open for public participation. ILP will take public comment from March 1 to April 30, 2021.  If you would like to comment on any aspect of this application please use the following methods: 
    • Email: 
    • Written letters to: Seniors and Disabilities Services-ILP, 1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350, Anchorage, AK 99508 Attn: Jolene Goliver or Shannon Parker 
    • Phone: (800)478-9996 or (907)269-3666 and ask for Jolene Goliver or Shannon Parker


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