ASSIST offers, Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, and Continuing Care level, as well as an individualized model for those with unique needs. One of our major components is trauma informed and trauma competent care offered through individual and family counseling.
Individual and family therapy services are available in Anchorage at 509 West 3rd Ave, Suite 103. Services are available for youth ages 12 - 24.
ASSIST program services are delivered through the VOA main office in Anchorage, as well as through our onsite Covenant House Partnership, Birchwood Behavioral Health Partnership, and the Anchorage School Based Health Centers Partnership at Begich Middle School, Benny Benson Secondary School and Bartlett High School . Supportive services include case management, the Transition to Independence Process (TIP), Community Night, and Family support.
The outpatient program provides education and intervention to adolescents in the early stages of addiction. The 12-week program consists of 2 to 3 hours of treatment per week in the form of group, family and individual counseling when necessary.
Adolescents in the intensive-outpatient program require increased structure and more frequent contact in order overcome chemical dependency. The 12-week program consists of 10 to 12 hours of treatment per week in the form of group, family and individual counseling. Family support and education is also provided in weekly, multi-family group sessions.
Assist is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF) and are approved by the State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health.
Medicaid and most insurances are accepted. Fees are adjusted on a sliding scale for those unable to pay.
For referrals please call Volunteers of America Alaska’s main line: