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Eklutna Embraces A New Era of Care Availability

In March, a special ceremony was held in Eklutna celebrating the opening of Eklutna Village Clinic. The event included Tribal leaders from the Native Village of Eklutna, representatives from the offices of Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, Senator Lisa Murkowski, Congressman Don Young, and Southcentral Foundation leadership.

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Celebrating Community Success

At Southcentral Foundation we take great joy in celebrating the successes of community partners who help fulfill our vision of a Native Community that enjoys physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness.

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Southcentral Foundation Continues to Break the Silence on Child Abuse and Sexual Assault

Each spring, Southcentral Foundation highlights the work of the Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, a program established by President/CEO Katherine Gottlieb in 1999. One of FWWI’s aims is to end to child abuse and child sexual assault in this generation.

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Dr. Mike Beiergrohslein Recognized as One of the Best

Congratulations to Dr. Mike Beiergrohslein, recipient of the Alaska Pharmacy Associations 2018 Distinguished Pharmacist Award.

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Improving the Health of Alaska Native People Throughout the State

Southcentral Foundation congratulates Dr. Matt Hirschfeld on receiving The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s Distinguished Provider Award!

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Positive Relationships Reduce Teen Dating Violence

Did you know about 1.5 million high school students nationwide are victims of relationship abuse? According to loveisrespect.org, one in 10 high school students have been abused by their dating partner within the last year.

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A Brief History of Russian Christmas in Alaska

Jan. 7 is Orthodox Christmas, and it is celebrated in many communities across Alaska. It is a practice connecting back to the fur trade era and Russia’s historical presence in Alaska.

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It’s Official, Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Program Certified

On Jan. 1, the Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Program became a designated cleft palate team by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association; the ANMC program is the only one in the state to receive this designation.

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SCF Introduces Inaugural Partnership Award

A journey is seldom walked alone, and some of the most challenging accomplishments are achieved in collaboration. Southcentral Foundation will honor these accomplishments at the 22nd Annual Gathering with the new SCF Partnership Award.

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The High Price of Heart Disease

This February SCF will help spread awareness on the high price of heart disease while celebrating American Heart Month. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. For people of American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, and Pacific Islander descent, heart disease is second only to cancer.