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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.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the town or city where the office is located- however, many offices serve multiple towns or cities. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.


Abused Women's Aid in Crisis
100 West 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
Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis (AWAIC) operates a 24-hour crisis line, a 24-hour shelter and transitional housing, provides crisis intervention , a pet shelter , case management and legal advocacy, and a children's program and youth center.

Victims for Justice
1057 West 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: info@victimsforjustice.org
Victims for Justice provides crisis intervention, court accompaniment and information and referrals. Victims for Justice serves women in the Anchorage area.


Arctic Women in Crisis
4470 North Star Street
Barrow, AK 99723
Hotline: 1-800-478-0267
Phone: (907) 852-0261
Fax: (907) 852-0274
Web: http://www.north-slope.org/departments/health-social-services/behavioral-health-services/arctic-women-in-crisis-awic
Arctic Women in Crisis (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://tundrapeace.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 transportation assistance. Tundra Women’s Coalition serves women in the Bethel area.


Cordova Family Resource Center
705 2nd Street
P.O. Box 863
Cordova, AK 99574
Hotline: (907) 424-4357 or (866) 790-4357
Phone: 907-424-5674
Fax: (907) 424-5673
Email: cfrc@ctcak.net
Cordova Family Resource Center (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
P.O. Box 94
21 G St. West
Dillingham, AK 99576
Hotline: (800) 478-2316
Phone: (907) 842-2320
Fax: (907) 842-2198
Web: http://www.safebristolbay.org/
Email: directservices@safebristolbay.org
Safe and Fear-Free Environment (SAFE) provide services that enhance safety and promote non-violence for the well-being of the people of Bristol Bay.


Emmonak Women's Shelter
P.O. Box 207
Emmonak, AK 99581
Phone: (907) 949-1434
Web: http://www.emmows.org/
Email: emmows@unicom-alaska.com
Emmonak Women's Shelter (EWS) is a nonprofit organization that provides a wide range of services including crisis intervention services, children’s services, and a shelter as well as education and support for domestic violence victims. They also provide education and support services for local communities, schools, Tribal Councils, city governments and other human service providers. Emmonak Women’s shelter serves an area of approximately 6,000 miles and is located 200 miles north west of Bethel, Alaska.


Interior Alaska Center for Nonviolent Living
726 26th Avenue
(800) 478-7273
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (800) 478-7273 (Toll-free)
Email: Iacnvl@iacnvl.org
Interior Alaska Center for Nonviolent Living (IACNVL) 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. The IACNVl serves Fairbanks North Star Borough and outlying areas.


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: admin@havenhousealaska.org
The South Peninsula Haven House operates a 24-hour staffed shelter, crisis hotline and a Sexual Assault Response Team, and provides legal advocacy and community referrals. They also have a child care food program and child’s car seat program. South Peninsula Haven House serves the Southern Kenai Peninsula.


Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies
P.O. 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
Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies (AWARE) operates an emergency shelter and provides crisis intervention, advocacy and legal advocacy, operates 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.


The LeeShore Center
325 Spruce Street
Kenai, AK 99611
Hotline: (907) 283-7257
Fax: (907) 283-5844
Web: https://www.leeshoreak.org
The LeeShore Center offers an emergency shelter and transitional living, a children's program, youth outreach, and a program for abusive men. The LeeShore Center serves the Central Kenai Peninsula.


Women in Safe Homes
P.O. Box 6552
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Hotline: (800) 478-9474
Phone: (907) 225-9474
Fax: (907) 225-2472
Web: http://wishak.org/
Email: noamiwish@kpunet.net
Women in Safe Homes is a grassroots organization that promotes zero tolerance for violent crimes and victim rights. They provide direct service to Domestic violence victims and survivors. Women in Safe Homes serves in Ketchikan and rural communities in Southeast Alaska.


Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center
P.O. Box 2122
Kodiak, AK 99615
Hotline: (907) 486-3625 or (888) 486-3625
Fax: (907) 486-4264
Email: Kwrcc@ptialaska.net
Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center (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. KWRCC serves communities of Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska including Akhiok, Chiniak, Danger Bay, Karluk, Kodiak, Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie and Port Lions.


Maniilaq Family Crisis Center
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 Family Crisis Center (MFCC) provides an emergency shelter, victim/survivor advocacy, crisis intervention, Sexual Assault Response Teams, support groups, emergency transportation and information and referrals. MFCC serves to Northwest Alaska.


Bering Sea Women's Group
501 W. 5th Street
P.O. Box 1596
Nome, AK 99762
Hotline: (907) 443-5491or (800) 570-5444
Fax: (907) 443-3748
Email: execdir@nome.net
Bering Sea Women's Group (BSWG) provides shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, a 24-hour crisis hotline, community education about domestic violence and sexual assault, village outreach and education and supervision of safe homes in villages. BSWG serves the Nome area.


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 provides an emergency shelter, youth programs, outreach and legal advocacy. Alaska Family Service is a statewide program, however, their shelter is located in Palmer.


Seaview Community Services
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
Seaview Community Services (SCS) provides transitional homes, domestic violence and sexual assault services. They also run a 24 hour domestic violence hotline. SCS serves the Eastern Kenai Peninsula.


Alaska Network 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. They also have a 24-hour hotline and provide referrals to other direct services.

Sitkans Against Family Violence
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
Sitkans Against Family Violence (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. They run a shelter that offers both emergency shelter and transitional housing. Transportation assistance to the shelter is also available. SAFV serves the Sitkan area.


Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence =
P.O. Box 36
156 West Broadway
Unalaska, AK 99685
Phone: (907) 581-1500
Fax: 907-581-4568
Web: http://www.usafvshelter.org/
Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence (USAFV) provides crisis intervention, immediate safety, shelter, support, advocacy, a 24-hour crisis line, education, information, and referral services in order to promote personal power, safety health, and wellness. USAFV serves Unalaska/Dutch Harbor and the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands.


Advocates for Victims of Violence
P.O. Box 524
Valdez, AK 99686
Hotline: (907) 835-2999
Phone: (907) 835-2980
Fax: (907) 835-2981
Web: http://www.avvalaska.org
Email: avv@avvalaska.org
Advocates for Victims of Violence (AVV) provides a 24-hour crisis and support Line, emergency food, fuel and shelter, advocacy services and legal advocacy, support groups, and children services. AVV serves the Valadez area.


Alaska Family Services (Behavioral Health Treatment Center)
5851 East. Mayflower Court
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 376-4000
Web: http://www.akafs.org/
Alaska Family Services (Behavioral Health Treatment Center) 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. Alaska Family Service is a sate wide program, however, their shelter is located in Palmer.

The Children’s Place
P.O. Box 871788
Wasilla, AK 99687
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.

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