Ketchikan Gateway

Akeela provides a variety of programs to help individuals and families in Ketchikan and other parts of Southeast Alaska.

Outpatient Substance Use Treatment
The Gateway Center for Human Services provides outpatient services for men, women and juveniles. Service for clients assessed at the ASAM I to II.1 level are provided along with continuing care following treatment.

3050 5th Avenue, Ketchikan, AK  99901 | (907) 225-4135

KAR House Residential Program
This program serves clients who are assessed at an ASAM III.1 to III.5 level. It is long-term treatment based on the individual progress of each client. KAR House is a small, 12 beds, co-ed program that provides a modified Therapeutic Community modality of therapy, and services for co-occurring disorders.

126 Washington Street, Ketchikan, AK  99901 | (907) 225-4135

Pregnant Women and Women with Children
Women who are pregnant and women with children who are experiencing substance use addiction issues and are assessed at an ASAM II.1 level are treated through the outpatient substance use program. Referrals to the program come from the Office of Children’s Services, Women in Safe Housing, Ketchikan Indian Community, and the Ketchikan Public Health Department. Service is approximately three months followed by aftercare services.

3050 5th Ave., Ketchikan, AK 99901 | (907) 225-4135

Gateway Mental Health Services
Gateway serves as a full-service community mental health service for the rural, southeastern section of the State of Alaska. General services include: adult and couples services, individual and group therapy, and rehabilitation services. Special programs include services for children with severe emotional disabilities who receive full family services including in-school and wrap around services. Also provided are community support programs for seriously mentally ill adults including a drop-in day-treatment program.

3050 5th Avenue, Ketchikan, AK 99901 | (907) 225-4135

Gateway Psychiatric Emergency Services
On-call mental health clinicians are available 24/7 to respond for all ages suffering behavioral health emergencies. The hospital, police and private providers call on them.

3050 5th Avenue, Ketchikan, AK  99901 | (907) 225-4135

Horizon House
Mental health services transitional housing is provided in two duplex style apartments providing a total of six bedrooms. The goal is to provide stable housing for mentally fragile adults pending acceptance into permanent housing.