Mission: Southcentral foundation (scf) was incorporated as a nonprofit organization under alaska state law in 1982. Scf's objective is to improve the health, educational, cultural, social and economic conditions of alaska natives by providing health services primarily in the anchorage and matanuska-susitna valley, along with other areas of alaska. The indian health service provides funding to scf to cover the costs of health services provided to eligible beneficiaries at the alaska native medical center. In addition, scf administers other federal and state funded programs.
Programs: Federal funds - activities related to contracts with ihs, us dhss, us epa, dept of interior fish & wildlife, and dept of agriculture.
other program funds to improve health, educational, social, cultural, and economic conditions of alaska native people.
state funds - activities related to contracts with the state of alaska department of health and social services.
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Southcentral Foundation has accomplished so much for the health and well-being of Alaska native people. It has become a model for community based and customer driven healthcare in America. It's programs for the physical, mental, and spirtual well-being of the Southcentral Alaska native community have facilitated the implementation of programs that specifically address the social and medical concerns facing the population it serves. Family Wellness Warriors Initiative has implemented a plan to end the cycle of domestic violence, child abuse and child neglect in one generation. Denaa Yeets' is Southcentral Foundation's suicide prevention program, and the NUKA System of Care is being shared in the national and international medical community.
I personally have taken part in the Beauty for Ashes conference through Family Wellness Warriors Initiative and it has changed my perspective of myself, my family, and the path of my personal growth.