General Info: Located in Wasilla, Alaska, the Department of Health and Social Services is a state department that offers case management, chronic disease prevention and health care services. Its juvenile justice division provides counseling, health screening, medical care and education-related services. The department also offers the Medicaid program, which is an entitlement program that includes medical assistance services for low-income individuals and families. The Department of Health and Social Services operates various assisted living facilities. In addition, the department provides financial assistance services to senior citizens and people with visual impairments and disabilities. It offers adoption, foster care and individual protection services. The Department of Health and Social Services operates through behavioral health and public assistance divisions.