For over 30 years, Maniilaq has been providing health and social services to residents of Northwest Alaska. A non-profit corporation, the Maniilaq Association represents twelve federally-recognized tribes located in Northwest Alaska. The Association manages social and health services for about 6,500 people within the Northwest Arctic Borough and the village of Pt. Hope. Additionally, Maniilaq coordinates tribal and traditional assistance programs, as well as environmental and subsistence protection services.
With approximately 500 in its workforce, Maniilaq Association is also the largest employer in the region.