Playground- over 26 to chose from!
Library- also check out local kid programming; UAF museum passes available to check out
Georgeson Gardens- kid garden at far east end
Kite flying, berry picking, tennis, soccer, basketball
Creamers Field walk
Frisbee golf at Birch Hill
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center
Arctic Bowl- kids under 12 bowl free on Sunday
Home Depot kid workshops- 5-10 yo, first Saturday of month from 9-noon
Lowes kid workshops- 5-10yo, every other Saturday at 10am
Chena Lakes- walk, throw rocks, picnic
Tanana Lakes- “
Regal Cinema – $1 kid films 10am Tuesday & Wednesday
Big Dipper skating
Literacy Council- Forget me not Books
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Pioneer Park- train rides, merry-go-round , mini-golf, Pioneer Air Museum, Riverboat Nenana, Alaska Native Museum
Ice cream trip
UAF Museum of the North
Thanks to Friends of Alaska CASA we have gift cards for you to take your CASA youth(s) on an outings.
4H Club University Park Bldg-UAF, Rm 138 474-2427
Wide variety of programs for children and teens with their parents.
Access Alaska 526 Gaffney Road 479-7940
Access Alaska is a private, non-profit, consumer-controlled organization that provides independent living services to people who experience a disability.
Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling Services (ASACS)
Ft. Wainwright Building 1064, Room 202 353-1382
Provides prevention services, assessments and treatments services for military dependants.
Adult Learning Program (ALPA) 122 1st Ave., Suite 201 452-6434
Provides educational assistance, information, and referrals. Services include GED/Work First program, English as a second language and computer skills.
Alano Club 830 6th Ave. 456-1604
Uses Alcohol Anonymous’ 12 Step Program to aid the recovery of alcoholics. Teens are welcome to attend.
Other AA meeting places can be found at this website: http://www.fairbanksaa.org/schedule.html
Alanon & Alateen 456-6458
Support groups for adults and teens whose family members are alcoholics.
Alaska Center for Children and Adults 1020 Barnette St. 456-4003
ACCA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, educational and referral services for people with disabilities. Medical equipment is available for loan. Occupational, physical, and speech therapy services are offered on a sliding fee scale. Project Teach provides early intervention from birth to three years of age for those experiencing developmental delays or medical conditions from birth. FACES (Fetal Alcohol Community Evaluation & Services) offers a team of professionals to evaluate youth suspected of having FASD.
Alaska Center for Resource Families
815 2nd. Ave. 479-7307
(ACRF) provides training, referral services, individual support and information to those who are or are interested in becoming foster parents, adoptive parents, relative caretakers or guardians.
Alaska Child Support Enforcement Agency 675 7th Ave. 451-2830
Serves the children of Alaska by enforcing child support orders and advocating personal responsibility for family obligations.
Alaska Job Bank www.jobs.alaska.gov
Website that provides a list of jobs currently available in Alaska.
Alaska Job Center Network 675 7th Ave. 451-5967
Provides vocational training and assistance with job applications and interviews for adults and teens. Computers and job information are available in the resource room.
Alaska State Troopers: 451-5100
American Red Cross 725 26th Ave. 456-5937
A wide variety of trainings are available including First Aid, CPR, Pet First Aid, Babysitting, and Disaster Classes. Training as a Red Cross Instructor begins at age 17.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
610 Cushman St., Ste. 300 452-8110
Provides mentors for all children who need and want a caring adult role model through site-based and community-based programs.
Big Dipper Ice Arena 19th & Lathrop 459-1104
Public ice skating facility.
Boys & Girls Club 800 Cushman St. 457-5223
Provides a supervised facility for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 with activities and games. Promotes mutual respect, self-growth and skill building with the children. Hours are 2pm-7pm Monday through Friday.
Boy Scouts 1400 Gillam Way 452-1976
Boy scouts teaches values and ethics according to the scout oath and law. Provides healthy, fun activities for boys and their families; promotes community service, safety, and camping skills. The Venturing
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Tanana Valley 1402 Wilbur St. 455-8255
Provides nformation and support that include community resource referrals, baby furniture, post abortion support groups, and pregnancy tests. Fyndout Free Clinic provides ultrasounds to confirm pregnancy (up to 12 weeks) and a New Mom’s Group.
Careline Crisis Intervention 452-4357
24-hour crisis intervention, suicide prevention hotline, information and referral services.
Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (ANHS) 451-6682
Full service medical clinic for Alaskan Natives.
Child Care Assistance (TCC) 122 1st Ave. 452-8251 ex. 3365
Provides referrals and educational materials for parents in the Fairbanks North Star Borough seeking childcare. Services are available at either no-cost or low-cost.
State of Alaska program to provide health insurance coverage for children through age 18 and pregnant mothers who meet income guidelines.
Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development 675 7th Ave. 451-2871
Unemployment Insurance for eligible adults who are available for full time work.
Disability Law Center 1949 Gillam Way 456-1070
Provides protection and advocacy services to Alaskans who experience disabilities, through legal representation, education and strategic advocacy.
Division of Public Assistance 675 7th Ave. 451-2850
AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) is a nationwide state and federal program that helps needy children who are deprived because at least one parent is absent, deceased, incapacitated, or unemployed.
Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center 3893 S. Cushman St. 452-1575 Offers a variety of outpatient treatment services to assist adults, children, and families in problem solving and mental issues. Operates on a sliding-fee scale. Programs include, Non-Emergency Respite, Developmental Disabilities Services, and Emergency/Crisis Services.
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital 1650 Cowles St. 452-8181
Full service medical facility.
Fairbanks Native Association452-1648
Early Head Start 609 3rd St. 451-8814
A program for assisting families with infant care and training for parents.
Fairbanks Alcohol Safety Action Program 3100 S. Cushman St. 452-6144
FASAP provides assessment and referral services for court cases involving alcohol. Juvenile cases such as minor consuming, minor in possession and minor operating are also included. Persons who are convicted of DUI and other alcohol related offenses are screened and then referred to State approved agencies that provide alcohol/drug education and/or treatment.
FNA Head Start 320 2nd Ave. 456-4989
Offers resources in education, health, social services and nutrition to families with preschool age children.
Parents as Teachers 609 Hughes Ave., Suite 100 451-1005
Designed to empower parents to give their child the best possible start. Home based program with monthly family activities.
Graf Rheeneerhaanjii 2550 Lawlor Road 455-4725
Provides residential treatment for substance abusing youth ages 12-18. Services include counseling, education, healthy living skills, and cultural and spiritual identity.
FNSBSD Preschool Special Education 520 5th Ave. 452-2000 ext. 445
Provides preschool special education programs for children with special needs. It services children who are delayed in cognitive development, physical development, speech and language, social or emotional skills and learning disabilities.
Fairbanks Police Dept.: 459-6500 Careline: 452-4357
Fairbanks Rescue Mission 723 27th Ave. 452-5343
Provides housing and meals for homeless men and women with their children. Medical and dental services are available for urgent care through a cooperative effort with Salvation Army.
Fairbanks Counseling and Adoption 912 Barnette St. 456-4729
Assists families seeking adoption. Provides support groups, pregnancy-related counseling and counseling for families and children.
Street Outreach and Advocacy Program (SOAP) 530 7th Ave. 374-9913
Provides a Youth Drop-in Center from 2pm-6pm M-F. Food and referrals services available.
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Alaska Native Education
Homeless Education Services
Migrant Education Services
After School Programs
Military Family Information