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Individualized Services

Short-Term Assistance and Referral (STAR) Program

Assists people in learning what is required to meet the state law definition of developmentally disabled, navigating the eligibility process, and understanding what services, other than waiver, may be available. This program is funded through the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services.  For those in need of assistance in applying for developmental disability determination, completing a registration and review form, or require other supports and/or assistance in applying for state funded grants and/or programs please contact a STAR Coordinator nearest you.

STAR Coordinator

Region

Phone Number

Email

Tiffany Ruby

Anchorage

(907)792-3431

tiffanyr@stonesoupgroup.org

Roberta Hovermale

Eagle River

(907)689-7242

rhovermale@focusoutreach.org

Linette Nansen

Kodiak

(907)512-2507

lnansen@hopealaska.org

Angela McArdle

Fairbanks

(907)456-8901

angela@fra-alaska.net

Jessica Villon

YKHC

(907)543-1768

Jessica_Villon@ykhc.org

Niamh Dardis

Juneau

(907)586-8228

ndardis@reachak.org

Nicole Egholm

Soldotna

(907)262-6333

negholm@peninsulailc.org

Michelle Kubalack

Kotzebue

(907)442-7611

michelle.kubalack@maniilaq.org

Diane Gubatayao

Ketchikan

(907)225-7825

diane.gubatayao@comconnections.org

 

New Services

Assists individuals and families in exploring services available to them.  To contact one of our knowledgeable New Services team members please email them at newservices@hopealaska.org or call 907-433-4866.

There are limited grant services available through Hope, which are funded by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Senior and Disability Services.  For more information about the Developmental Disabilities Grant visit dhss.alaska.gov.

Community Health & Wellness

Supports people in choosing their own health professionals. Provides wellness supports to individuals who choose our supports.

Self-Advocacy

Assists people in advocating for themselves as well as disability services. Opportunities to participate include:

Spiritual Wellness

Connects people with faith communities, renewing the spirit, coping with illness and grief, end of life planning, and other spiritual needs. For more information on spiritual wellness, contact Rick Benjamin at rbenjamin@hopealaska.org or by phone at 907-433-4707.