Alaska Native people know that traditional ways of healing are effective. For years, Southcentral Foundation has explored the traditional wisdom of Elders and studied the healing approaches that Alaska Native people have practiced for generations.
It has been 21 years since Southcentral Foundation’s RAISE program graduated its first student interns. On Aug. 4, RAISE celebrated another 69 students who completed the program.
Treatment of an infected person’s sexual partners is vital to preventing sexually transmitted disease re-infection.
During the summer months in Alaska, fireweed plants thrive across the state. The green plants, colored with fuchsia petals, scatter from roadsides to edges of forests, and even backyards.
Thanks to an innovative partnership between Catholic Social Services, Alaska Regional, Providence Alaska Medical Center, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and SCF, increased health care and respite services are now available at Brother Francis Shelter.
SCF Quyana Clubhouse recently received a donation of three newly constructed picnic tables from Quinn Johnson, an Alaska Native Eagle Scout.
Living in remote locations like rural Alaska can mean that trips for groceries, gas, and even health necessities sometimes need to be planned in advance.
Organizational partnerships are strengths of Southcentral Foundation. The research department has been fortunate to collaborate with customer-owners, Tribal leadership, SCF departments, and clinical services at the SCF’s primary care centers.
On March 24, Ryan Gump, a former RAISE program participant, was recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop #26 of the Boy Scouts.
Summer break is here and Alaska’s children need your help. On average, nearly 51,000 Alaskan children received free or reduced-price school meals through the USDA National School Lunch Program in school year 2016–2017, while only about 4,700 (9%) participated in the Summer Food Service Program.