Health & Rehabilitation Services

The Alaska Department of Corrections is responsible for providing medical, behavioral health, dental, vision, and pharmaceutical services to individuals incarcerated in Alaska's State operated correctional facilities.

HARS Mission Statement:

We provide timely access to essential care through an evidence-based multidisciplinary approach. We are committed to a culture of professionalism, quality and safety.

HARS Vision Statement:

We are committed to the wellbeing of those under the care of the Alaska Department of Corrections. Individuals will be treated in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. We are dedicated to providing essential care and to promoting health and rehabilitation.

HARS Core Values:

  • RESPECT: Treat each other and our patients with dignity.
  • INTEGRITY: Honor our commitment to those we serve. Guard their Eighth Amendment rights and ensure we are good stewards of the public trust.
  • COMPASSION: Observe, listen, understand and assist without judgement, regardless of their circumstance. Honor inmate families' concerns and be responsive to their needs.
  • TEAMWORK: Cooperate and work side by side for the common good of our patients, the Division and the Department.
  • SAFETY: Practice responsibly and ensure a safe environment for our patients, our colleagues and ourselves.
  • GROWTH: Use best practices and embrace opportunities to learn and improve; never be satisfied with "good enough."