WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE
Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post their information on our site.
Featured Homeless Shelter
Crossover House Homeless Project
1000 4th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Abbott Loop Church
Salvation Army Shelter
Fairbanks Rescue Mission
Anchorage Gospel Rescue
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Saint Brendans Food Bank 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road Juneau, AK 99801 907-789-5152
Sacred Heart Food Bank 2501 Airport Way Fairbanks, AK – 99701 907-474-9032
Wisilla Lake Food Bank 2001 Palmer Wasilla Highway Wasilla, AK 99654 907- 376-5439
Valdez Food Bank 18 Susitna River Road Trapper Creek, AK 99683 907-733-3358
Shiloh Food Bank 1928 Juneau Street Anchorage, AK 99501 907-276-6673
The Alaska food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program. You can locate the closest SNAP Office by contacting: Alaska Department of Human Resources: Alaska Dept of Health & Social Services Division of Public Assistance Contact the office from which the client last received benefits.
LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING
LITTLE DIPPER APTS
MARY A NORDALE HOUSE
JOHN L. TURNER HOUSE
ANDREW HOUSING APARTMENTS
JEWEL LAKE VILLA APARTMENTS
Find Local “Section 8” Public Housing (Housing Choice Voucher Program; Find Affordable Elderly And Special Needs Housing; Get Rental Help; Find Homeless Resources; Talk To A Housing Counselor.
Federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families with temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: Alaska Temporary Assistance Program 1-800-478-3551
If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance:
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.
The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.