Health & Social Services Director
Chickaloon Village’s Health and Social Services Department was established in 1997 to improve accessibility to medical care and health-related services for Chickaloon Village Tribal citizens, Alaska Native and Native American peoples living within the jurisdiction of Chickaloon Native Village.
Chickaloon Village’s Health and Social Services Department holds the vision of a strong, vibrant, and caring community where all are physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually nourished. To actualize our vision, we offer a variety of integrated health and social service programs for the estimated 5,500 Tribal citizens, Alaska Native and Native American peoples living in our service area.
Our Community Health Center Clinic opened in 2011 to provide medical services to the entire community. We can provide services regardless of one’s abilty to pay for services. We can bill all insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, and we have a sliding fee scale for those without insurance. We are open 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday. We have some walk-in appointments available. Call (907) 631-7665 to make an appointment or for more information.
Our Social Services Program provides Behavioral Health Services consisting of crisis intervention, resource referrals, telephone consultation, and in-home client visits. We also offer assistance in case management and advocacy, and agency referrals.
We can assist with Appointment Scheduling and offer door-to-door Non-Emergent Transportation to and from medical, dental, and behavioral health appointments within the Matanuska-Susitna Valley and into the Anchorage area for Indian Health Service beneficiaries.
In addition to our Health and Social Service Programs, Chickaloon Village Health and Social Services staff members are committed to encouraging and supporting our Elders in remaining active and valued in our community. We provide health and wellness activities tailored specifically for our Elders in addition to providing shopping nad bill paying assistance through our Elders Outreach Program.
Chickaloon Village’s Indian Child Welfare Act – ICWA Program offers assistance in supervised visitation, locating Tribes, intervening in state court on behalf of Alaska Native/Native American children, transportation for ICWA related activities, cultural information for Chickaloon Village Tribal citizens, referrals to other agencies, cultural adoptions, and foster care information.
Our Health and Social Services staff members coordinate and provide community education activities, on-site trainings, special community gathering celebrations, and health fairs. We partner with local organizations promoting health and community education. For the current schedule of upcoming events please check our Event Calendar or call (907) 745-0704 for more information.
Chickaloon Village Traditional Council aims to keep Tribal Citizens, supporters, and the general public abreast of our current events as well as honoring traditions through Historical Presentation and Media by publishing electronic newsletters, and presentations.