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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. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
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Abused Women's Aid in Crisis
100 West 13th Avenue
(13th Avenue between A and C Street)
Anchorage, AK 99501
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.
Aiding Women's Aid in Crisis, Inc.
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99508
Chugachmiut, Inc.’s Behavioral Health Department serves the communities through prevention-oriented community outreach services for domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include: education and communication within families to prevent fracture. In emergency cases, staff will refer and direct victims to resources where they can get critical medical attention or shelter.
Victims for Justice
1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99503
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
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
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
(907) 424-4357 or (866) 790-4357
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
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
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
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(800) 478-7273 (Toll-free)
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
(800) 478-7712 or (907) 235-8943
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.
South Peninsula Women's Services SPWS
Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies
(907) 586-6623 or (800) 478-1090
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
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.
Ketchikan Indian Community
(800) 252-5158 or (907) 228-9365
Ketchikan Indian Community provides support services to survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. KIC’s goal is to increase safety for women and children through intervention, education and support. Services include: counseling, crisis intervention, safety education, court accompaniment, assistance filling out and filing legal documents (restraining orders), legal assistance (KIC can hire an attorney to represent clients in court for child custody and/or divorce cases), victim safety checks, transition support (financial assistance – subject to availability of funds – and individual needs assessment). KIC serves all Alaska Native and American Indians residing in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.
Women in Safe Homes
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
(907) 486-3625 or (888) 486-3625
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
(907) 442-7660 or (800) 478-3312
Tribal Service (800) 478-9791
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
(907) 443-5491or (800) 570-5444
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
(907) 746-4080 or (866) 746-4080
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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