Alert: COVID-19 & Telehealth

Anchorage Children’s Home is committed to meeting the needs of children and families in our community. Our number one priority is the safety of our staff and the youth and families we serve. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Anchorage’s emergency shelter, transitional living and counseling services are still operational but with extra precautionary measures and protocols in place as recommended by the Center for Disease Control and local health department officials. For youth and families in need of assistance, please contact our 24 hour emergency hotline at 850-784-1020.

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• 24 hour emergency shelter for abused, abandoned and runaway youth ages 10-17.
• 21 day cooling off period to help resolve family issues.

• 24 hour hotline: (850) 784-1020


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Bridge Transitional

• Housing for homeless youth, male & female, ages 16-22.
• Long term life skills training.
• Education Advancement and Employment Opportunities promoting self-sufficiency.

• (850) 481-8501


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Transitional Living

• Housing for homeless pregnant mothers ages 16-22 and their infants.
• Long term parenting and life skills training.
• Education Advancement and Employment Opportunities promoting self-sufficiency.

• (850) 481-8501



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At-Risk Group Home

• McElvey At-Risk Group Home provides housing for up to 8 youth ages 12-17 who are currently in foster care and are at-risk of human trafficking. The program will provide a safe, home-like environment while youth attend school, have opportunities for extracurricular activities and bring about positive change in their life.

• (850) 249-0433

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Anchorage Children's Home

Anchorage Children’s Home is a non-profit organization, founded on Christian principles and beliefs, which serves, protects and strengthens children, families and community. Our mission is to be an Anchor for today's children, strengthening tomorrow's families.

(850) 763-7102 - Main Office

Anchorage Family Counseling (AFC)

When school aged children, youth and their families need help with restoring and strengthening their relationships at home, AFC provides individual, family and group counseling and case management. Services are provided in the home, at school, or in our office for up to 12 weeks.

(850) 769-1235 - AFC Office

Street Outreach & Recovery Program (SOAR)

Anchorage Children’s Home currently operates a Street Outreach & Recovery Program serving an average of 200 homeless youth in our community. The program is a mobile unit of street outreach workers who engage homeless youth, providing basic essentials such as food, water and hygiene products, while building a trusting relationship helping them to make a smooth transition into self-sufficient living free from the dangers of homelessness and street life.

(850) 784-1020 - SOAR Office

Care Management

When children, birth - 17 years old, who have been found to be abused, neglected, or abandoned, our Care Management program is there to help. Through Care Management, Anchorage provides child protective supervision, foster care case management, and intensive family intervention.