Alaska Department of Health and Social Services – Department of Senior and Disabilities Services

Address: 550 W. 8th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-2083 Email: Website:

The mission of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services,  Department of Senior and Disabilities Services 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. 

Department of Health and Social Services Contacts:

Department of Developmental Disabilities Contacts:

Anchorage Office
550 W. 8th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 269-3666
Toll Free: (800) 478-9996
Fax: (907) 269-3688  

Fairbanks Office
751 Old Richardson Hwy., Suite 100A
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Phone: (907) 451-5045
Fax: (907) 451-5046
Toll Free: (800)770-1672
TDD: (907) 451-5093

Juneau Office
240 Main Street, Suite 60
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0680
Phone: (907) 465-3372
Toll Free: (866) 465-3165
TTY: (907) 465-5430,
Fax: (907) 465-1170


Office of Children's Services
751 Old Richardson Hwy., Ste
300Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Ph: 907-465-3191
Fax: 907-465-3397

The Office of Children’s Services works in partnership with families and communities to support the well-being of Alaska’s children and youth. Services will enhance families’ capacities to give their children a healthy start, to provide them with safe and permanent homes, to maintain cultural connections and to help them realize their potential. The Office of Children’s Services continues to work to bring together the three programs for supporting children, youth and families that are at its core:

Infant Learning Program
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Planning
Child Protection and Permanency

Other Department of Health and Services Programs:


  • SDS Policies 
  • Provider Resources and Forms
  • Medicaid Waiver Brochure
  • Contact information for the Medicare Information Office 
  • Information on Rural Long-Term Care Development 
  • Contacts and Information on Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Aging and Disability Resource Centers 
  • Alaska Waiver Programs and more


  • Adoption & Guardianship
  • Alaska Early Childhood Coordination Council (AECCC)
  • Alaska Early Intervention/ Infant Learning Program
  • Children's Justice Act
  • Children's Trust
  • Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Grant (ECCS)
  • Family Preservation
  • Family-to-Family
  • Foster Care
  • ICPC
  • Independent Living
  • Indian Child Welfare/ Tribal Partnerships
  • Residential Care for Children & Youth
  • Strengthening Families Through Early Care & Education 

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