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Northstar Center

Mile 353.5 Park Hwy.
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone: (907) 474-4955
Fax: (907) 474-4957
Capacity: 143
Client: Alaska Department of Corrections

BACKGROUND: The Northstar Center provides temporary housing, monitoring and transitional services for 143 minimum security adult males and females. Northstar Center is located approximately five miles west of Fairbanks, Alaska.

SCOPE OF WORK: Residents receive help transitioning from a life of crime to one of responsibility and productivity. This process includes teaching life skills and providing job readiness training. Newly placed residents are subject to a highly structured environment. As treatment and rehabilitation goals are achieved, offenders earn the privilege of decreased structure. Security measures include 24-hour custodial supervision, closed circuit surveillance cameras and frequent census checks.

SERVICES: Substance Abuse Counseling Life Skills (including Anger/Stress Management, Budgeting, Banking, Personal Hygiene, Securing Housing, and Victim Awareness) Employment Assistance (including Resume Writing, Job Search Strategies, Job Application Assistance, and Interview Techniques) Community Service

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