Connect Mat-Su was developed by the Mat-Su Health Foundation and community partners to be a comprehensive and innovative health and social services information and referral resource center serving all residents of Mat-Su. It is a network that is both a physical and virtual resource center linking residents with immediate access to the information, referrals, and direct assistance needed to thrive physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally.

Connect Mat-Su Network

Connect Mat-Su serves as the hub for a network of community resource providers. We work together to populate and maintain a database with information on community resource providers and the services they offer. The hub partners consist of LINKS/ADRC, Help Me Grow, R.O.C.K Mat-Su and United Way Mat-Su. Together, each hub partner contributes to the resource database, ensuring that the resources housed in it are comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date.

Vision, Mission, Goals


A community where all residents have immediate access to the information, referrals, and direct assistance needed to thrive physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.

Your Connect Mat-Su Experience

At Connect Mat-Su you will interact with a local staff person, trained to provide information about and referral opportunities for Mat-Su specific resources. You can contact Connect Mat-Su by phone, email or in-person by appointment. The staff person gets to know your needs and provides resource information based on your individual circumstances, offering navigation assistance if desired, and will even provide a warm handoff to your chosen provider. At Connect Mat-Su, we don’t just provide a telephone number and address for the resource you need, we assist with establishing the connection. 

Steering Committee

The Connect Mat-Su steering committee serves in an advisory capacity to guide program planning and execution. The steering committee is composed of 9 individuals representing various sectors, demographics, and locations within Mat-Su.

Stephen Adams, Knik Tribe

Rene Dillow, Mat-Su Public Health

Greg Jones, Chair, Retired

Stephen Brown, Vice Chair, UAF Cooperative Extension

Michelle Grimes, Alaska Family Services

Cheryl Lundy, Wasilla Veteran’s Center

Justin Burgess, AlasConnect

Lucy Hope, Retired

Michael Miller, Out of a Jam Solutions


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