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On Juneau's streets, homeless need more than a hug

...average of 9 1/2 years, Ciambor said. They tend to bounce between service providers - from the Glory Hole, to Polaris House (dedicated to recovery from mental illness), to Rainforest Recovery, to the street, and back to the Glory Hole...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...event has raised more than $21,500 for local groups including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Discovery Southeast and Polaris House.In a 2012 Empire interview about Mudrooms' success, Compton said she thought it touched a need for connection...
Fresh start for Front Street Clinic

...housing at St. Vincent de Paul and keeps busy providing care to children also staying there. She also helps out at the Polaris House."I'm able to give back," LeCount said. "I'll do anything I can to help anybody, because I had been in that...
How to help for the holidays

...books, comb/hairbrush, and so on. Love INC adds toothbrushes, toothpaste and a blanket. Love INC is also helping Polaris House gather items for adults and children. Needed are warm winter accessories such as hats, scarves, socks, and mittens...
Inside Passages: A new monthly forum on mental health and wellness NAMI Juneau extends thanks to Juneau Youth Services, Juneau Alliance for Mental Health (JAMHI), SAIL and Polaris House for co-sponsoring, and to The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority for making this series possible.For more information...
Community, compassion, hope

...Division; Division of Public Assistance; Social Security Administration; Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc; Polaris House; NAMI Juneau; AWARE; SAIL; Gastineau Humane Society; Catholic Community Services: Family Programs, Hospice and...
Rotary Club of Juneau presents Vocational Service Awards help people develop job skills. They employ people from Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, MAST, Reach, Polaris House and the transitional program at the high school to help those with disadvantages or disabilities learn job skills that...
My Turn: Why Project Homeless Connect matters

...reaches back to its name. Project Homeless Connect is about coming together as community members. Each day from the Polaris House to the Alaska Housing Development Corporation to Front Street Clinic, people work to improve lives across varying income...
Around Town

...weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937. Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m...for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St...
Around Town

...Details: Betty, 364-2937. Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center...with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30...Hotel. Details: 789-4354. Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center...


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