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Where to Find Help

UPDATED August 13, 2009

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse. If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)


Abused Women's Aid in Crisis AWAIC
100 W. 13th Avenue
(13th Avenue between A and C Street)
Anchorage, AK 99501
Hotline: (907) 272-0100
Phone: (907) 279-9581
Fax: (907) 279-7244
Web: http://www.awaic.org
AWAIC operates a 24-hour crisis line, a 24-hour shelter and transitional housing, provides crisis intervention, case management and legal advocacy, and a children's program and youth center.

Aiding Women's Aid in Crisis, Inc.
100 W. 13th Ave
Anchorage, AK 95501
Phone: 907-279-9581

Victims for Justice
1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99503
Hotline: (888) 835-1213
Phone: (907) 278-0977
Fax: (907) 258-0740
Web: http://www.victimsforjustice.org/
Email: rlanglie@victimsforjustice.org
Victims for Justice provides crisis intervention, court accompaniment and information and referrals.


Arctic Women in Crisis AWIC
4470 North Star Street
PO Box 69
Barrow, AK 99723
Hotline: 1-800-478-0267
Phone: (907) 852-0274
Phone: (907) 852-0261
AWIC services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child and vulnerable adult abuse. Crisis intervention, one-to-one counseling, groups, legal and medical advocacy provided. Emergency shelter in Barrow, volunteer Safe Homes in seven outlying villages (Atqasuk, Barter Island (Kaktovik), Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Point Lay, Anaktuvuk Pass and Wainwright) Emergency one way transportation to Barrow.


Tundra Women's Coalition
P. O. Box 2029
Bethel, AK 99559
Hotline: 1-800-478-7799
Phone: 907-543-3444
Fax: 907-543-3752
Web: http://www.twcpeace.org/
Email: twc@twcpeace.org
The Tundra Women's Coalition operates a 24-hour crisis line, provides victim advocacy and hospital accompaniment, facilitates support groups and children's programs and can assist with transportation.


Cordova Family Resource Center CFRC
705 2nd Street
P.O Box 863
Cordova, AK 99574
Hotline: (907) 424-5674
Phone: (866) 790-4357 or (907) 424-4357
Fax: (907) 424-5673
Email: cfrc@ctcak.net
CFRC provide 24 hour helpline, Safe Homes, transport to shelters outside of Cordova, child advocacy, educational workshops, crisis intervention, lending library, referral to other agencies, SART, and parenting skills.


Safe and Fear-Free Environment SAFE
P.O. Box 94
Dillingham, AK 99576
Hotline: (800) 478-2316
Phone: (907) 842-2320
Fax: (907) 842-2198
Web: http://www.besafeandfree.org/
Email: vrbaim@besafeandfree.org
SAFE provide services that enhance safety and promote non-violence for the well-being of the people of Bristol Bay.


Emmonak Women's Shelter EWS
P.O Box 207
Emmonak, AK 99581
Hotline: 1-800-478-1434
Phone: (907) 949-1434
Email: Emmonakws@aol.com


Interior Alaska Center for Nonviolent Living (IAC)
726 26th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 452-2293
Phone: (907) 452-1120 (TDD)
Fax: (907) 752-2613
Email: brendakay@rocketmail.com
IAC provide counseling and assistance in a shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support, legal advocacy, education/referrals for women and children.


South Peninsula Haven House
3776 Lake Street, Suite 100
Homer, AK 99603
Hotline: (800) 478-7712 or (907) 235-8943
Phone: (907) 235-7712
Fax: (907) 235-2733
Web: http://havenhousealaska.org
Email: sphh@alaska.net
The South Peninsula Haven House operates a 24-hour staffed shelter and a Sexual Assault Response Team, and provides legal advocacy and community referrals.

South Peninsula Women's Services SPWS
3776 Lake Street Ste 100
Homer, AK 99603
Phone: (800) 478-7712
Phone: (907) 235-8101
Fax: (907) 235-2733


Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies AWARE
PO Box 20809
Juneau, AK 99802
Hotline: (907) 586-1090
Phone: (907) 586-6623 or (800) 478-1090
Fax: (907) 586-2479
Web: http://www.awareak.org
Email: info@awareak.org
AWARE operates an emergency shelter and provides crisis intervention, advocacy and legal advocacy, operate education and support groups, children's counseling, a program for teens and a program for abusers. AWARE's rural outreach extends to Elfin Cove, Gustavus, Haines, Hoonah, Klukwan, Pelican, Skagway, Tenakee Springs and Yakutat.


Leeshore Women's Resource & Crisis Center K/SWRCC
325 Spruce Street
Kenai, AK 99611
Hotline: (907) 283-7257
Fax: (907) 283-5844
Web: http://www.alaska.net/~leeshore/
This organization offers an emergency shelter and transitional living, a children's program and a program for abusive men.


Women in Safe Homes
PO Box 6552
Ketchikan, 99901
Hotline: (800) 478-9474
Phone: (907) 225-9474
Fax: 907-225-2472
Email: noamiwish@kpunet.net


Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center KWRCC
P.O Box 2122
Kodiak, AK 99615
Hotline: (907) 486-3625
Fax: (907) 486-4264
Email: Kwrcc@ptialaska.net
KWRCC provides resources and crisis services to the community, as well as a shelter for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.


Maniilaq Family Crisis Center MFCC
P.O Box 256
733 2nd Avenue
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Hotline: (907) 442-7660 or (800) 478-3312
Phone: Tribal Service (800) 478-9791
Fax: (907) 442-7830
Web: http://www.Maniilaq.org
Email: Iconwell@maniilaq.org
Maniilaq provides health and social services to residents of Northwest Alaska.


Alaska Family Services (Domestic Violence)
Mat-su, AK
Phone: (907) 746-4080
Fax: (907) 376-4000
Provides child care assistance, WIC program, Family Violence Intervention Program, Child Care Food Program, Family Support Services, Services to Young Pregnant Women. Also serves youth, women and men for substance abuse and related problems.

The Children’s Place
Mat-su, AK
Phone: (907) 357-5157
Fax: (907) 357-5159
A child-friendly, neutral facility where professionals from many agency involved in the evaluation, investigation and treatment of child abuse meet to coordinate and bring their services to the child and their families.


Bering Sea Women's Group BSWG
501 W. 5th Street
PO Box 1596
Nome, AK 99762
Hotline: (907) 443-5491or (800) 570-5444
Fax: (907) 443-3748
Email: execdir@nome.net
Provides shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence; crisis telephone; community education about domestic violence and sexual assault; village outreach and education; supervision of safe homes in villages.


Alaska Family Services
1825 S. Chugach Street
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: (907) 746-4080 or (866) 746-4080
Web: http://www.akafs.org
Alaska Family Services operates an emergency shelter, rape crisis advocates and legal advocacy.

The Family Center
403 S. Alaska Street
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: (907) 746-6260


Seaview Community Services SCS
302 Railway Avenue
P O Box 1045
Seward, AK 99664
Phone: (907) 224-5257
Phone: (888) 224-5257
Fax: (907) 224-7081
Web: http://www.seward.net/~seaview/
Email: kglenn@seaviewseward.org
A non-profit multi-service agency for the people of Eastern Kenai Peninsula, to provide community based services that strengthen families, foster self sufficiency, and enhance quality of life.


Alaska Netork on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - Sitka Office
P. O. Box 6631
Sitka, AK 99835
Phone: (907) 747-7545
Fax: (907) 747-7547
Web: http://www.andvsa.org
Email: info@andvsa.org
Alaska Network on domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is a non-profit, membership corporation composed of 18 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, offender services, and adult crisis intervention services.

Sitkans Against Family Violence SAFV
P. O. Box 6136
Sitka, AK 99835
Hotline: (907) 747-6511
Phone: (800) 478-6511
Fax: (907) 747-3450
Web: http://www.safv.org
Email: info@safv.org
SAFV is dedicated to the empowerment of women and children and therefore committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence. SAFV is committed to preventative work with all to end the intergenerational cycle of abuse.


Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence USAFV
P. O. Box 36
Unalaska, AK 99685
Phone: 1-800-478-7238
Fax: 907-581-4568
Email: usafved@arctic.net
USAFV serves Unalaska/Dutch Harbor and the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands. They provide crisis intervention, immediate safety, shelter, support, advocacy, education information and referral services in order to promote personal power, safety health and wellness.


Advocates for Victims of Violence AVV
PO Box 524
Valdez, AK 99686
Hotline: (907) 835-2980
Fax: (907) 835-2981
Web: http://www.avvalaska.org
Email: executive@avvalaska.org
The Valdez shelter provides a 24-hour crisis and support Line, emergency food, fuel and shelter, advocacy services and legal advocacy, support groups, and children services.

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