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OCS Grant Funded Services
FY 18 Summary of Grants and Contracts

Anchorage Region

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
Akeela - Substance Abuse Disorder Services for OCS Engaged Families (DBH grant) Screening, assessments and case management services to assist clients in obtaining substance abuse or co-occurring treatment services. OCS involved families Anchorage
Mat-Su
Cook Inlet Tribal Council - Substance Use Disorder Services for OCS Engaged Families (DBH grant) Screening, assessments and case management services to assist clients in obtaining substance abuse or co-occurring treatment services. OCS involved families
May be in or out of custody
Anchorage
Mat-Su
Anchorage Community Mental Health- Early Intervention for Young Children Grant   Early childhood mental health (ECMH) consultation and professional development, for early childhood providers. Includes screening for children and direct services. Providers working with children ages 0-5 who may be at risk of developing Severe Emotional Disturbance. Anchorage Mat-Su
Big Brothers Big Sisters- Mentorship Grant
Matching Foster Youth and Former foster youth with Mentors Foster Youth ages 14-21; May be in or out of custody.
Anchorage Mat-Su
Cook Inlet Tribal Council - Family Support Grant Prevention services: In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Anchorage
Cook Inlet Tribal Council- Circles of Support Grant Family Preservation Services: Family Service Coordination, Service plan implementation and monitoring, Assessment of family progress, Parent Education and Support; and Transportation Services. OCS case worker refers for OCS involved families; Child in the home. Anchorage
Cook Inlet Tribal Council- Family Reunification Grant Family Reunification Services: Family contact; Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care. Anchorage
The Aleutians
Prince William Sound
Covenant House Alaska Emergency Shelter Services for youth in crisis Youth ages 13-20 Anchorage
Providence Health System Alaska C.A.R.E.S. Child Advocacy Center 907-561-8301 Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.
Child out of the home
Anchorage
The Aleutians
Prince William Sound
Rural CAP - Family Support Services Grant 907-865-7331 Prevention services: In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Anchorage

Northern Region

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
ACCA, Inc.- Early Intervention for Young Children Grant Early childhood mental health (ECMH) consultation and professional development, for early childhood providers. Includes screening for children and direct services. Providers working with children ages 0-5 who may be at risk of developing Severe Emotional Disturbance.  Fairbanks North Star Borough
Kawerak- Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families.  Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.  Nome and the villages of the region
Kawerak- Rural Child Welfare Grant Services to assist the OCS case worker to help ensure that families in rural or hard to serve areas receive case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements. OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. Nome and the villages of the region
Maniilaq - Child Advocacy Center Rural Child Welfare
Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement. Kotzebue
Maniilaq Association Rural Child Welfare Services to assist the OCS case worker to help ensure that families in rural or hard to serve areas receive case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements.  OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. Kotzebue
Nome Community Center- Family Support Services Prevention services:  In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Nome and surrounding rural area.
Nome Community Center- Circles of Support Grant Family Preservation Services: Family Service Coordination, Service plan implementation and monitoring, Assessment of family progress, Parent Education and Support; and
Transportation Services
OCS case worker refers for OCS involved families; Child in the home.  Nome and surrounding rural area.
Nome Community Center- Family Reunification Grant Family Reunification Services: Family contact;   Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services
OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care.  Nome and surrounding rural area.
Resource Center for Parents & Children- Family Support Grant Prevention services:  In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Fairbanks
Resource Center for Parents & Children- Circles of Support Family Preservation Services: Family Service Coordination, Service plan implementation and monitoring, Assessment of family progress, Parent Education and Support; and
Transportation Services
OCS case worker refers for OCS involved families; Child in the home.  Fairbanks
Resource Center for Parents & Children, Family Reunification Grant Family Reunification Services: Family contact;   Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services
OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care.  Fairbanks
Precious Cargo- Transportation services for OCS children Transportation and escorted transportation  services to assist case workers in transporting children when foster parents and OCS are not available. Children in OCS out of home placement Fairbanks North Star Borough
Resource Center for Parents and Children, Stevie's Place Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families.  Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.  Fairbanks, Barrow and communities of the Northern Region

Southcentral Region

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
Akeela - Substance Abuse Disorder Services for OCS Engaged Families (DBH grant) Screening, assessments and case management services to assist clients in obtaining substance abuse or co-occurring treatment services.  OCS involved families Anchorage, Mat-Su
Alaska Family Services, Inc.- Family Support Services Grant Prevention services:  In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Wasilla, Palmer and surrounding rural area
Alaska Family Services, Inc.- Circles of Support Grant Family Preservation Services: Family Service Coordination, Service plan implementation and monitoring, Assessment of family progress, Parent Education and Support; and
Transportation Services
OCS case worker refers for OCS involved families; Child in the home.  Wasilla, Palmer and surrounding rural area
Alaska Family Services, Inc.-. Family Reunification Grant Family Reunification Services: Family contact;   Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services
OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care.  Wasilla, Palmer and surrounding rural area
Alaska Youth and Family Network- Parents as Partners Contract Parent navigation services for parents involved with OCS. Services include peer support, education about navigating social services systems, concrete assistance to help the parent with their case plan.  Parents who have an open OCS case. Referrals come from the OCS case worker. Wasilla and Palmer area
Big Brothers Big Sisters- Mentorship for Youth Grant Matching Foster Youth and Former foster youth with Mentors Foster Youth ages 14-21; May be in or out of custody Anchorage
Mat-Su
Sprout Family Services - Family Support Grant Prevention services: In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Homer, Anchor Point, Happy Valley, Seldovia, Kachimak, Nanwalek, Nikolaevsk, Ninilchik, Port Graham.
Mat-Su
Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement. Dillingham; 34 Villages of Britol Bay Region
Mat-Su
Copper River Basin- Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement. Gakona; Copper River; Valdez
Mat-Su
Frontier Community Services- Family Support Grant Prevention services: In-home supports; ongoing family assessment; facilitated access to resources; service coordination; parent education and support; and transportation. Non-OCS involved families. Referrals can come from OCS, the community or parents. Soldotna and Kenai
Mat-Su
Kodiak Area Native Association Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement. Wasilla, Palmer and other communities of the Mat-Su Valley
Mat-Su
Matanuska Community Health Care Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families.  Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.  Wasilla, Palmer and other communities of the Mat-Su Valley
South Peninsula Haven House- Child Advocacy Center Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families. Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement. Homer, Seward, Kenai and other communities of the Kenai Peninsula
Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government, Rural Child Welfare Services to assist the OCS case worker in ensuring that families in rural or hard to serve areas with an open case receive intensive/ICWA compliant case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements.  OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. St. Paul Island

Southeast Region

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
Juneau Youth Services- Early Intervention for Young Children Grant  Early childhood mental health (ECMH) consultation, professional development, for providers to identify ECMH problems, intervene appropriately, serve at risk children in their natural environments, and support the children’s families. Includes screening and direct services. Providers working with children ages 0-5 at risk of developing SED, as well as the children and families. Juneau
Catholic Community Services Child Advocacy Center
Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families.  Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.  Juneau and the Communities of Southeast Alaska
Central Council of Tlingit & Haida, Rural Child Welfare Services to assist the OCS case worker to help ensure that families in rural or hard to serve areas receive case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements.  OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. Juneau
Women in Safe Homes- Circles of Support Grant Family Preservation Services: Family Service Coordination, Service plan implementation and monitoring, Assessment of family progress, Parent Education and Support; and
Transportation Services
OCS case worker refers for OCS involved families; Child in the home.  Ketchikan, Saxman
Women In Safe Homes- Family Reunification Grant
Family Reunification Services: Family contact;   Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services
OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care.  Ketchikan, Saxman
Helping ourselves Prevent Emergencies (HOPE)- Family Reunification Grant hopeprevention@aptalaska.net
907-826-2581
Family Reunification Services: Family contact;   Initial and Ongoing family assessments; Parent education, visit coaching, and support; Service Coordination; Transportation services
OCS case worker refers for OCS Involved families with child(ren) in out of home care.  POW island, (all 12 communities)
Helping ourselves Prevent Emergencies (HOPE)- Family Reunification Grant hopeprevention@aptalaska.net
907-826-2581
Services to assist the OCS case worker to help ensure that families in rural or hard to serve areas receive case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements.  OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. POW island, (all 12 communities)

Western Region

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
Tundra Women's Coalition Child Advocacy Center
Coordinated Forensic Interviewing, Case management, provision of forensic medical exams, crisis mental health services and family advocacy services for victims and their families.  Any child who is an alleged victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or domestic violence. Referrals can come from OCS or Law enforcement.  Bethel and the 56 surrounding villages of the region
Orutsaramuit Native Council ONC, Rural Child Welfare Grant
907-543-2608
Services to assist the OCS case worker to help ensure that families in rural or hard to serve areas receive case management services. Services include caseworker visits, case plan support, relative search and location of ICWA preference placements.  OCS referrals for OCS involved families, children in-home or out of the home. Bethel

Statewide

Agency/Program Name Description of services Who can be referred Area of the state served
Northwest Resources Associates (ACRF) - Services for Adoption Support Grant Post adoption and guardianship services for parents including crisis support, referral and advocacy, support groups and networks. Any current or potential adoptive/guardian family regardless of where the child was adopted from. Statewide
Northwest Resources Associates (ACRF) - Resource Family Training Grant Training and support for Resource Families, to include foster parents, relatives, extended family who are or would like to care for children involved with OCS. Any individual or family who is licensed, or interested in licensure, guardianship or adoption. Statewide
Facing Foster Care in Alaska-Foster Youth Independence Retreats Contract Youth retreats providing Life Skill and Career development opportunities for older foster youth. Held three times a year. Independent Living program eligible youth Statewide
Catholic Social Services- Permanent Families Grant Adoption or Guardianship Homestudy for Resource Families adopting or becoming guardians of children in care. OCS permanency specialists refer the study in order to promote the timely finalization of adoption or guardianship. Statewide
Agnew::Beck Consulting- Diligent Family Search Contract Diligent relative search services to increase identification of relatives/extended family for potential temporary or permanent placement of a child who cannot return to their parent. OCS can refer any child in out of home care for relative search Statewide
Kempe Center for the Prevention and treatment of Child Abuse & Neglect
303-864-5234
Consultation with a panel of experts for complex and challenging cases. OCS may refer Initial Assessment or Family services cases. Statewide
Anchorage