STAR - Short Term Assistance and Referral Program
The STAR program name is changing to Developmental Disability Resource Connection (DDRC)
ILC is now providing STAR/DDRC services to Kodiak Island
ILC has opened a new office in Kodiak and we are providing STAR services to the area. For more information and help navigating Developmental Disability services contact Kerry Wood at 907-486-0491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Central Peninsula, Seward, Valdez/Cordova communities STAR/DDRC Services contact
Lynnette Haas at 907-262-6333 email@example.com
For South Peninsula STAR/DDRC Services contact
Dean Sundmark 907-235-7911 firstname.lastname@example.org
The DDRC program provides assistance to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, to access resources in their communities and available services through the State of Alaska Developmental Disabilities Programs. The DDRC program can help families navigate the complex options and requirements to find the services that are right for each individual person. DDRC is funded through a grant from The State of Alaska Senior and Disability Services (SDS) so there is no cost for service to the consumers and families we serve.
What can DDRC do?
In order for a person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability to receive assistance through the State of Alaska, they must first be determined developmentally disabled as defined by state law. The State defines an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability (IDD) as a severe, chronic disability that: