24-Hour Crisis Line
Call anytime for information and support. 907-272-0100
A critical service AWAIC provides to the community is a crisis and support line that in answered 24-hours a day. The crisis line is available for people who would like to talk about their situation and for family and friends hoping to find a more effective way to support their loved one. AWAIC's crisis and support line is a confidential way for any community member to talk to a trained advocate about their situation.
Case management and advocacy
AWAIC provides case managers to each survivor to help with referrals to other services, and to provide comprehensive aid within AWAIC. Each survivor also works with an advocate who provides support while exploring options.
A legal advocate’s primary role is to assist petitioners, who are individuals filing protective orders at the courthouse. They accompany petitioners to their hearings, assist with safety planning and make referrals to other legal processes. Read More
The Moving Forward Program was developed through recognizing the need for long-term support of domestic violence victims to assist them in achieving fear-free, worry-free and healthy lives. The primary goal for the Moving Forward case managers is to support survivors to obtain safe, permanent housing. Read More
AWAIC offers transitional housing for women fleeing domestic violence. Harmony House offers low cost housing for up to two years to women making the transition to independent living. It accommodates ten women without dependent children, and is located on the AWAIC property.
Alaska Native Women in Anchorage (Willa’s Way)
Women from rural areas often function better in an intimate setting. AWAIC and Southcentral Foundation offer the Willa’s Way program, where women live in smaller safe houses and have a dedicated case manager. To contact the Willa's Way program please call 729-2500.
Keeping children safe and providing a stable, fear-free environment is a priority. The Children’s Program at AWAIC addresses the special needs of this group. Read More
Alaska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Intervention Project (ADVSAIP)
Short term case management and emergency financial assistance are the services provided by this program aimed at increasing victim safety and offender accountability.