Social Services strives to improve the family base by providing services to meet the basic needs thorugh the following programs. The programs provide relief from the distress caused by unmet basic and social needs, they seek to empower the families towards self-sufficiency.
The General Assistance Program is intended to meet certain specified unmet essential needs such as: Providing short term financial assistance by direct payment; provide burial assistance to families of the deceased to acquire funeral preparatory needs for low income or for recipients with no income at all.
Helps Low Income families with purchase of cost fuel sales to head homes in which a portion of the award is applied to electricity. Percentage of the total LIHEAP grant is given to supplement the AVCP Home Inprovement Program.
The Elder’s Program provides nutrition and supportive services to Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta elders who are 60 years of age and over. Services includes: Homemaker Services, Advocacy, Elder Abuse and Neglect, etc.
Advocacy AVCP Social Services is committed to finding resources to our people if we cannot serve them through one or our programs. One example is collecting and asking for donations for fire victims, inmates without proper clothing, help to acquire necessities, etc. We will not turn anyone away except in extenuating circumstances (alcohol/drugs).
Nicholas Hoover, Director
Phone: (907) 543-7471
Jeffrey Egoak, SS Program Support Specialist
Phone: (907) 543-7474
Samantha Michaels, EA Program Support Specialist
Phone: (907) 543-7477
Martina Ayagalria, Energy Assistance Technician
Phone: (907) 543-7478
Keane Guest, Energy Assistance Clerk
Phone: (907) 543-7470
Martha Merculief, Energy Assistance Clerk
Phone: (907) 543-7473
William Brink, Weatherization
Phone: (907) 543-7476
James Sipary Jr., Program Compliance Officer
Phone: (907) 543-7475
Department Fax (907) 543-7479