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USCG MSU Valdez

 

105 Clifton Drive, Valdez, AK 99686

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers in Alabama, visit the Alabama Primary Health Care Association website at
www.alphca.com/Find-A-Health-Center
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/city-index/alabama
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Students must be between the age of 4 and 6. Minimum age for kindergarten entrance is 4 years, 7 months before the first day of the school year. All children must attend kindergarten before age 7.

 

Valdez City Schools

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Valdez Public Health (907) 835-4612
Valdez Public Health Center staff collaborate with local organizations and coalitions, such as the Valdez Local Emergency Preparedness Committee (LEPC), Sound Wellness Alliance Network (SWAN), Advocates for Victims of Violence (AVV), and local schools in order to promote health and well-being among indivduals and communities.

 

Alaska Social Services (907) 465-3347
The mission of the Department of Health and Social Services is to “promote and protect the health and well-being of Alaskans.”

 

Friends of the Valdez Animal Shelter (907) 835-2286
Friends of the Valdez Animal Shelter is a small nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of shelter animals and helping them find loving lifelong homes.

 

Valdez Police Department (907) 835-4560
The Valdez Police Department provides the primary law enforcement response for the 270 square miles within the City of Valdez, including the Alyeska Marine Terminal (the terminus of the Trans Alaska Pipeline).