Volunteers of America of Alaska is a nonprofit human services organization that provides various treatment, prevention and intervention services, as well as continuing care programs that serve adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18. The organization conducts counseling sessions with family therapists and group sessions for parents of teenagers. Its programs are approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities and are accredited by the State of Alaska's Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Volunteers of America of Alaska distributes over 50,000 books each year to children from low-income families throughout Alaska. With a location in Eagle River, Alaska, it is a charter member of Volunteers of America, which is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization that offers a variety of human service programs, including housing and health care. Founded in 1896, the parent organization serves more than 2 million people in over 400 communities.