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Polaris House: The jewel of Juneau

On July 14, Juneau's Polaris House became the first organization...levels of Clubhouse accreditation Polaris House will receive. "It really is...areas with its compliance, and Polaris House does a good job of providing those...
Polaris House creates a sense of belonging

...scheduled to open soon in Juneau. Polaris House, to be run by its users, will...half-full as soon as it opens. Polaris House's mission is "to provide consumer-directed...8-9 training session about Polaris House. "I think this will really be...
Building a community at Polaris House

In the living room of Polaris House, a center for Juneau residents...frequent problems. Several of Polaris House's clients have served prison...their families fall apart. At Polaris House, they come voluntarily to seek...
Polaris House opens North Star Cafe

...than just hot dogs. Its owners - Polaris House - hope it may be part of a solution...Green, the executive director of Polaris House, a local nonprofit that provides...about North Star Cafe, visit the Polaris House on Facebook or email polarishouse...
Princess Cruises donates dishes to local nonprofits

...recently donated by Princess Cruises to local nonprofits. Polaris House, a vocational rehabilitation center for people with...idea they would be this nice," said Dorothy Green, Polaris House executive director. "We received enough dishes to...
The true meaning of giving

...Mental Illness-Juneau, went down to Polaris House and handed out holiday gift bags. Polaris House is an International Clubhouse that gives...that MITH members created. Members of Polaris House were incredibly thankful to the students...
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...
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...


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