Are you or someone you know experiencing homelessness?  Below are some resources and community events that are here to help.

 

COORDINATED ENTRY

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, you may qualify for assistance through coordinated entry.

 

Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness

Mac | 907 310 6734 (By appointment only)

 

Anchorage Public Libraries

Rebecca | 907-343-2911 (By appointment only)

Ziona | 907 885 9508 (Available Tuesday-Saturday 4-6PM)

 

Choosing Our Roots (COR) – Transitional Ages Youth Ages 18-24 (TAY)

Kat | 907 764 6233 (Available Saturday 1-3:30PM)

 

Covenant House Alaska – Transitional Ages Youth Ages 18-24 (TAY)

907-272-1255 (By appointment. Please ask for Housing Department when you call.)

 

RurAL CAP

Sean | 907 538 2649 (Available Saturday 10AM-4PM and by appointment)

Jerry | 907 538 6332 (Available Saturday 10AM-4PM and by appointment)

 

ALASKA 2-1-1

 

Call Alaska 2-1-1 to find health and human services resources and referrals available in our community.

Call 1-800-478-2221 or 2-1-1, visit www.alaska211.org, or email Alaska211@ak.org.

What is Alaska 2-1-1?

Alaska 2-1-1 is a one-stop resource for connecting with a wide variety of vital resources including emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, healthcare, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation needs, educational opportunities, and much more.

Call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm to or visit their website 24 hours a day, seven days a week when you need help finding help. It’s free and confidential.

Alaska 2-1-1 makes referrals to thousands of resources throughout Alaska. Alaska 2-1-1 is a service of the United Ways of Alaska.

 

Basic Needs

Programs that provide resources including food, housing, material goods, transportation and utilities for the community at large.

Food Resources List

Hot Meal and Food Pantry Distribution Locations App

Municipality Shelter Occupancy Dashboard

Aging & Disability Resource Center

Integrated Housing & Services Unit

 

Organizations Providing Food Services

Anchorage School District

Children’s Lunchbox

Food Pantries

Food Bank of Alaska
SNAP Program
WIC

 

Health Care

Programs whose primary purpose is to help individuals and families achieve and maintain physical well-being through the study, prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment of people who have illnesses, injuries or disabilities.

Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center

Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services

State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

 

Employment and Income Boosts

Programs that help to meet the economic needs of the community by helping residents prepare for, find and sustain gainful employment; providing public assistance and support for those who are eligible; ensuring that retirees, older adults, people with disabilities and other eligible individuals receive the social insurance benefits to which they are entitled; and offering temporary financial assistance for people who are experiencing an unexpected financial crisis in situations where support related to their specific circumstances is unavailable.

Nine Star Education and Employment Services

Volunteers of America

 

Mental Health

Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services in a variety of community and hospital- based settings to help people achieve, maintain, and enhance a state of emotional well-being, personal empowerment and the skills to cope with everyday demands.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services

Alaska Psychiatric Institute

Providence Alaska Behavioral Health

 

Resources for Seniors

Assisted Living Facilities

The 8 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Anchorage, AK

Alaska Assisted Living & Home Care: Costs and Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance & Funding Options for Assisted Living / Senior Living

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Anchorage

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Anchorage