Catholic Community Services is a senior service organization serving Southeast Alaska with transportation services, meals at the senior center and delivered to homes.

Rendezvous Senior Day Services is a Ketchikan-based senior services organization which offers low income and senior housing, a medical equipment loan closet and a senior day program.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) is an advocacy group assisting individuals of all ages and disabilities including, but not limited to physical, cognitive, neurological and mental health disabilities. They offer assistance with advocacy, adaptive equipment, as well as a recreation program.


Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority provides information and resources for individuals experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse related disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and traumatic brain injuries.

State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services provides information on state services including Medicaid, grant services, public assistance, Denali KidCare, food stamps, child care, heating assistance and more

State of Alaska Office of Public Advocacy provides information on legal advocacy and guardianship services for vulnerable adults and elders

University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development provides statewide resources for training and information on developmental disabilities.


Ablenet offers products and ideas that make teaching students with disabilities easy, fun and fulfilling.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is a membership organization dedicated to providing resources to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides education and information on recent developments in the developmental disabilities community and the latest AAIDD initiatives.

Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation provides information on supported employment and how to assist customers with employment ventures. From Western Washington University.

DirectCourse is an internet-based college for direct support professionals.

Down Syndrome Health Issues provides news and information regarding Down Syndrome.

Dynavox offers assistive communication devises for individuals who have limited or no speech due to a variety of causes including stoke, autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, or traumatic injury.

Imagine is a consulting practice dedicated to supporting people who experience disabilities.

Performance Health offers rehabilitation equipment and supplies. Formerly Patterson Medical.

Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities outlines steps for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Helping a customer start a business.

School Specialty offers sensory and therapy equipment with ideas and resources for assisting individuals who have sensory processing disorders, attention and focus issues, behavioral concerns, and autistic spectrum disorder

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder was started to help parents, teachers, therapists, doctors, and others learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder.

Stone Soup Group provides information, support, training and resources to assist families caring for children with special needs.


Ketchikan CARES Hotline (mental health crises) 907-225-2273

AK Child Abuse Hotline 800-478-4444

AK Elder Abuse Hotline 800-478-9996

AK Department of Health and Social Services Parent Hotline 800-643-KIDS (5437)

AK Department of Health and Social Services Senior Hotline 800-478-6065