Anchorage County, AK Assistance Programs

Anchorage County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Anchorage County.

Covenant House Alaska

755 A St
Anchorage, AK - 99501
(907) 272-1255
Covenant House Alaska is the largest provider of services to homeless and runaway youth in the state of Alaska. The goal of our services is to move a youth from homelessness to stability. First and foremost, we work with youth on reconciliation with family whenever possible. If this is not possible, especially for older teens, our programs assist youth in making the choices and building the skills necessary for independent living. Through the Youth Engagement Center, youth have access to an array of programs and services:     Street Outreach / Drop-In Center;     Youth Enrichment Program;     Employment / Education Services;     Shelter Services;     Housing;     Pastoral Ministry; ..

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Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center

22424 N Birchwood Loop
Chugiak, AK - 99567
The Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center exists to provide quality services and facilities to meet the needs of seniors in our community through effective stewardship and program development. Chugiak Senior Citizens, Inc. (CSCI), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1975 for the purpose of fulfilling the Older Americans Act of 1965, for citizens 55 years or older living in the Chugiak-Eagle River area. CSCI serves as the Management Corporation for the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center (CERSC), Chugiak Senior Housing, Inc. (CSHI) and related senior support programs. The organization is managed by an all-volunteer eleven-member Board of Directors elected by the membership..

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Anchorage County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Anchorage County.

St. Francis House Food Pantry

3710 East 20th St.
Anchorage, AK - 99508
(907) 222-7323
Upon arrival at Saint Francis House Food Pantry you must bring the following items: Identity documents for all members of your family (State ID card, Denali Kid Care, birth certificate, IPC card).  Social security card is not accepted. Proof of Address (POA) for all adults in your household (if the ID has the correct address, this will serve as the POA). In addition, utility bills, mailings, can be used as POA. Reusable shopping bags They offer: Fresh produce Breakfast foods Pasta/rice Dry and canned proteins Frozen meats Canned or fresh vegetables Canned or fresh fruit Dairy/Eggs Bread & sweets They also offer emergency food. Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Every 4th Wednesday of the month: 4:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m. ..

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Salvation Army McKinnell House

1712 A St
Anchorage, AK - 99501
(907) 375-3500
Hours of Operation: Family Services Food Pantry: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Tuesday - Friday; McKinnell House Desk Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday ; Provides a 24 hour emergency shelter, meals and snacks, rent assistance, case management. Food and Family Services: We provide many different forms of emergency assistance, depending on availability these may include: - Spiritual counseling; - Food boxes; - Clothing vouchers; - Utility assistance; - Rental assistance; Please bring: - Photo ID; - Physical proof of address; - Social Security number and birth date for everyone in the household; ..

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Oxford House for Men - Yukon

2721 Juneau Street
Anchorage, AK - 99508
Oxford House is a self-managed, self-sufficient convalescent home for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts, providing accommodation, food, case management, individual counselling and group support. Funds may be available to cover the rent and security deposit for the first month. ..

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Oxford House for Men - Northern Lights

538 S Klevin
Anchorage, AK - 99508
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided.Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Men - Denali

6414 Tolhurst
Anchorage, AK - 99504
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided.Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Anchorage Rescue Mission

2823 Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK - 99507
(907) 563-5603
They provide shelter, food, addiction recovery services for men, free clinic for both men and women. ..

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Anchorage County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Anchorage County.

Brother Francis Shelter

3710 E 20th Ave
Anchorage, AK - 99508
(907) 222-7300
Brother Francis Shelter, a program of Catholic Social Services, is an emergency shelter for men and women in Anchorage without a home. We serve the homeless with dignity, care, compassion and with an emphasis on moving our guests toward self-sufficiency. Most of our shelter guests want to transition out of homelessness, and our staff is trained and ready to provide them with every opportunity to do so. We offer our guests access to a variety of different services and supportive programs to help them transition out of homelessness. Due to recent budget cuts, daytime services have been drastically reduced at Brother Francis Shelter. However, clients will still have access to medical and health clinic. Evening Services: Overnight baggage storage, dinner, showers, laundry, basic medical care, medicine storage, clothing room. Medical Care at Brother Francis Shelter Five days a week during the day and on a few evenings each week guests of Brother Francis Shelter has access to health care on site. Currently the clinics deals with: acute illnesses, wound care & skin infections, laceration repair, injuries, cough/colds/flu, sore throats, UTIs and more. A voluntary emergency shelter for homeless men and women, 18 years of age and older, with a capacity for 240 guests; Location: 1021 E 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501; Hours: 24 hours/day, 365 days/year; Phone: 907-277-1731 (front desk); Check-in begins at 5PM nightly, and concludes at 11PM when curfew goes into effect. First time guests will go through a registration process upon check-in.; For admission into the shelter, the following criteria must be met:     At least 18 years of age;     Homeless;     Behaviorally appropriate;     Able to independently provide self-care (e.g. the ability to get up and down off the mats, shower, use the restroom and dress oneself independently);     Free of highly contagious medical conditions (e.g. Tuberculosis,..

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Anchorage County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Alaska Native Justice Center

3600 San Jeronimo Drive, Ste. 264
Anchorage, AK - 99508
Services: Offer free legal clinics is available for persons who need assistance in completing child custody or divorce/divorce forms. Please check their timetable for the next available clinic. ..

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Alaska Legal Services - Anchorage

1016 W. 6th Avenue Ste. 200
Anchorage, AK - 99501
ALSC provides free clinics, legal advice and representation to qualified Alaskans on a variety of topic including family law, foreclosures, bankruptcy, consumer protection, Medicaid/SSI appeals. ..

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Anchorage County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

Crossover House Homeless Project

1000 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK - 99501
Crossover House provides outreach, showers, laundry facilities, storage, a mailing address, private bathrooms, referrals for substance abuse treatment, and access to psychiatric treatment for seriously mentaly ill homeless people in Anchorage, Alaska...

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Clare House

4110 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK - 99517
(907) 563-4545
A voluntary shelter for women with children and expectant mothers; For admission into the shelter, the following criteria must be met:     Family must be homeless preference is given to applicants sleeping in a car, camp, or on the street;     Female head of household must be 18 years of age or older with:         a child or children under the age of 18;         a dependent adult child up to the age of 21;         (proof of guardianship is required);         a pregnancy;     Able to provide proof of guardianship for children in your care;     Able to provide picture identification;     May not be a registered sex offender in any state; ..

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Anchorage County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Anchorage County.

The Arc of Anchorage

2211 Arca Dr
Anchorage, AK - 99508
(907) 277-6677
The Arc of Anchorage helps Alaskans who experience intellectual, developmental disabilities, or mental illness achieve lives of dignity and independence as valued members of our community. We offer a full array of services that cover the lifespan of the people we serve. In consultation with our staff, families choose the services that best meet their needs. ..

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Anchorage Senior Activity Center

1300 East 19th Avenue
Anchorage, AK - 99501
The Anchorage Senior Activities Center enhances the quality of life for people 50+ years old in the Anchorage area by providing a gathering place, with opportunities for recreation, education, socializing, and exploration. Visitors are always welcome and facility tours are available. The Senior Center is a scent-free facility for all, including staff, members, volunteers, and visitors. Please wear only unscented personal products within the Center building. The mission of the Anchorage Senior Activity Center is to enhance the quality of life of seniors by managing a well-equipped facility with a skilled staff who promote fitness, health and social interaction in a wide range of activities and services..

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Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt Pro Bono Program

431 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK - 99501
(907) 586-3650

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Anchorage County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.