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Crisis/Medical/Mental Health 

Drugs & Alcohol 




Financial Aid & Scholarships 


Study Skills 

Youth Opportunities

Crisis/Medical/Mental Health Resources:

Drugs & Alcohol Resources:

  • Lynn Canal Counseling--Local counseling agency providing mental health and substance abuse counseling.
  • SEARHC--Provider of physical and mental health services to the Haines community and southeast Alaska
  • Al-Anon/Alateen--A support group for families and friends of alcoholics. The Haines Al-Anon/Alateen group meets on Sundays from 4-5pm in the Gateway Building (2nd Floor). Call Victoria at 766-3504 or Debra 766-2046 for more information.
  • Elks National Drug Awareness Program--A website with information on the Elks Drug Awareness program

Parenting Resources:

Career Resources:

  • AKCIS--Alaska Career Information System--career and post-secondary information for high school students and adults (username: haines /password: 4akcis) Also available at this site: AKCIS Jr.--AKCIS site targeted at elementary and junior high students
  • Alaska Career Ready--See what the state of Alaska is doing to help you or your child find a career that fits.
  • KeyTrain/Career Ready 101--A website for students to help with exploring careers and their skill requirements, building workplace skills, and creating life-literacy with such skills as financial awareness and job searching. See Ms. Moore for username and password help.
  • Vocational Information Center--Information for those interested in career and technical education schools and programs
  • about careers, college, military, financial aid, etc. from the US government

College Resources:

  • website to help you figure out what might be a good course of study for you after high school and includes a college major interest quiz
  • College Prowler--A website with tons of student feedback on colleges around the country on all aspects of the college experience
  • College Week Live--A website for students to connect with colleges around the country featuring virtual college fairs
  • Going to College in Alaska--A website about college and financial aid opportunities within Alaska
  • College Board--Get all kinds of information about how to plan for life after high school here includes College MatchMaker, a very useful tool to get an initial list of schools to look at, includes both 4-year and 2-year colleges and career and technical schools.
  • The Common Application--The Common Application allows you to create one application and send electronically send it to any of the 300+ participating colleges and universities. It is very useful if you are applying to many schools.
  • Cappex--A college information website that allows you to compare yourself to a college's typical applicant pool
  • Zinch--A college and scholarship information website
  • Peterson's--A post-secondary planning resource for college, graduate school, continuing education, etc.
  • My College Options--Match yourself with colleges, universities and other career or educational opportunities.
  • Any College--Provides information for students and parents on college opportunities and scholarships. Random drawings for $1,000 scholarships are held.
  • MatchCollege--Information on colleges, degrees, and careers
  • NCAA Eligibility Center--Look here for important information on college athletics eligibility for NCAA DI or DII sports.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources

  • FAFSA--Free Application for Federal Student Aid--All you need to know about Federal Student Aid can be found here. After January 1st, the FAFSA is available for the following school year. Anyone interested in federal financial aid needs to fill this out.
  • Alaskadvantage--Alaska Commission on Post-Secondary Education--Website discussing several of the post-secondary loans and grants available to Alaska residents
  • Dept. of Education College Planning and Financial Aid--College planning and financial aid help, learning resources, and college guides
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)--Allows students from several Western states (including Alaska) to attend college in other Western states for 150% of the in-state tuition
  • College Answer by SallieMae--This is a website designed to help families understand the college financial aid process.
  • FastWeb--Scholarship search engine
  • search and financial aid info can be found here
  • Weekly Scholarship Alert--Register here to receive a weekly email with 5-10 scholarships you may be eligible to apply for

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