Pre-Maternal Home


Healthy moms and pregnancies are the best way to ensure the delivery of the very healthiest and newest members of our Arctic Slope communities. The Pre-Maternal Home supports the traditional Iñupiat values of cooperation and family, kinship and roles.


The Pre-Maternal Home, located at 6196 Herman Street, is open for women and children referred by Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital. The Pre-Maternal Home serves as a temporary “home away from home” for pregnant women and their children. It is a three-bedroom house with three bathrooms and an office space, full kitchen, washer/dryer, and comfortable living space.




  • If you are traveling for medical appointments, you must be approved for Medicaid or through the MTFA Program;
  • Applications must be submitted in a timely manner, no less than five (5) days prior to your travel date. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.




  • Atqasuk
  • Kaktovik
  • Nuiqsut
  • Point Hope
  • Point Lay
  • Wainwright



Direct: 907 852 6234

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