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COMMUNITY RESOURCE

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COMMUNITY

RESOURCE

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     Page # ADVOCACY……………………………………………………………………………… 4 ALASKA NATIVES …………………………………………………………………….. 5 ATTORNEYS ……………………………………………………………………………. 6 BABY NEEDS …………………………………………………………………………… 7 CHILD CARE ……………………………………………………………………………. 8 CLERGY …………………………………………………………………………………. 8 CLOTHING FURNITURE-HOUSEHOLD …………………………………………… 10 CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ……………………………………………………….. 11 COUNSELING/SUPPORT SERVICES ………………………………………………. 12 DENTISTS ……………………………………………………………………………..... 15 EDUCATION …………………………………………………………………………..... 16 EMERGENCY SERVICES …………………………………………………………….. 16 ENTITLEMENTS/BENEFITS ………………………………………………………..... 18 FINANCIAL AID ………………………………………………………………………… 19 FINANCIAL COUNSELING …………………………………………………………… 19 FOOD …………………………………………………………………………………..... 19 HIV ANTIBODY TESTING SITES …………………………………………………..... 23 HIV/AIDS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH SERVICES …………………………… 25 HIV/AIDS INFORMAITON HOTLINES ……………………………………………..... 25 HIV/AIDS SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS …………………………………………… 29 HOLISTIC SERVICES …………………………………………………………………. 29 HOME HEALTH CARE NURSING …………………………………………………… 30 HOSPITALS AND CLINICS …………………………………………………………… 30 HOUSING/SHELTERS ……………………………………………………………....... 32 LEGAL SERVICES …………………………………………………………………...... 36 MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ……………………………………………………….. 36 PHARMACY …………………………………………………………………………….. 38 PHYSICIANS ……………………………………………………………………………. 39 SOUTHEAST ALASKA ………………………………………………………………... 39 SUBSTANCE ABUSE ………………………………………………………………….. 43 THERAPISTS ……………………………………………………………………………. 44 TRANSPORTATION ……………………………………………………………………. 45 WOMEN ………………………………………………………………………………….. 46 YOUTH …………………………………………………………………………………… 47

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    HIV/AIDS INFORMATION HOTLINES

    Alaska Statewide AIDS Helpline 800-478-AIDS (2437)

     276-4880 (in Anchorage)

    National AIDS Hotline (24 Hours) 800-342-AIDS (2437)

    AIDS Clinical Trial Info. (ACTIS) 800-874-2572

    National STD Hotline (CDC) 800-227-8922

    National Native American AIDS Hotline 800-283-6880

    National AIDS Info. Clearinghouse 800-458-5231

    Pediatric AIDS Foundation 800-499-4673

    Project Inform Treatment Hotline 800-822-7422

    Akeela Inc., Drug and Alcohol Hotline 800-478-PREV (7738)

    Spanish AIDS Hotline 800-344-SIDA (7432)

Teenagers With AIDS 800-342-2437

     866-344-5669

    HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service 800-448-0440

     888-480-3739

National Women’s Health Network 202-628-7814

    Sister Connect (Women with HIV) 800-747-1108

Women Alive Counseling 800-554-4876

Bureau of Vital Stats.-Juneau

    (for Marijuana Registry) 907-465-5423

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    ADVOCACY

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights 276-7474

    800 A. St., Ste. 204, Anchorage, AK 99501-3669

    Complaints: 274-4692, 800-478-4692

     TTY: 800-478-3177

    -Investigates complaints of discrimination based on race, national origin, sex, religion, marital status, color, pregnancy, parenthood, age, physical disability, mental disability in employment, housing, public accommodations, financing, and government services in the State of Alaska.

Alaska State Office of the Ombudsman 907-269-5290 th333 W. 4 Ave., Suite 305, Anchorage 800-478-2624

    P. O. Box 102636, Anchorage, AK 99510-2636 Fax: 907-269-5291

-Handles complaints concerning state agencies.

Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association - 263-2050

    1057 West Fireweed, Suite 102, Anchorage, AK 99503 800-478-AIDS

-In the United Way Building

Anchorage Equal Rights Commission 343-4342

    632 W. 6th St., Suite 110, Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 343-4395

    -Investigates complaints of discrimination based on race, nationality, color, sex, religion, age, physical disability, or marital status. Complaints must be filed within 20 days of alleged discriminatory act. Call or walk in for initial questionnaire.

Anchorage Muncipal Ombudsman 343-4461

    632 W. 6th St., Ste. 170, Anchorage, AK 99501

    Web Site: http://www.ci.anchorage.ak.us

    -Handles complaints concerning municipal agencies. Can be reached through

Attorney General 269-5100

    1031 W. 4th Ave., Ste. 200, Anchorage, AK 99501

    -Serves the Division of Mental Health and the Division of Family and Youth Services.

Disability Law Center 565-1002

    3330 Arctic Blvd., Ste. 103, Anchorage, AK 99503 565-1000

    -Statewide protection and advocacy services to individuals labeled developmentally disabled and/or mentally ill. Services for "DD" individuals include special education, entitlements, and legal advice. Services for mentally ill include investigation of abuse and neglect and protection of the rights of those in residential facilities.

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Identity, Inc.. Help Line: 258-4777

    P. O. Box 200070, Anchorage, AK 99520

    -Non-profit Alaskan corporation concerned with issues of sexual identity. Phone information and referral through Anchorage Gay and Lesbian Helpline every night of the week, 6-11 p.m.

Office of Public Advocacy 269-3500

    900 W. 5th Ave., Ste. 525, Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 269-3535

    -State agency which provides court appointed public guardians/conservators to handle affairs of incapacitated persons.

    ALASKA NATIVES

Alaska Area Native Health Service 563-2662

    4315 Diplomacy Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

    -Maintains audio-visual library of films & videos on a broad range of health topics.

Alaska Native Health Board, AIDS Prevention Project 562-6006

    3700 Woodland Dr. Suite 500, Anchorage, AK 99517 Fax: 563-2001

    -Provides HIV/AIDS education, risk reduction to rural, Alaska Native communities statewide. Provides statewide training and technical assistance to Native regional health corporations and outreach to statewide, rural providers. Work to reduce risk in native gay and two spirit men, and makes referrals.

Alaska Native Medical Center 563-2662

    4315 Diplomacy Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

    Early Intervention Services/Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium 729-2907

    Hepatitis Program: 729-1560

    -Comprehensive medical services for Alaskan Natives.

Alaska Native Outreach 272-0643

    Lutheran Social Services of Alaska

    2606 C St., Ste. 2B, Anchorage, AK 99503

    -Transportation within Anchorage for medical appointments; phone several days in advance. "Food shelf" provides emergency food 1-4pm on Tues., Thurs., and Fridays, and is located at 4105 Turnagain Blvd in Anchorage. No fees. Serves people of all ethnic backgrounds.

ANARC/Ernie Turner Center 561-5537

    4330 S. Bragaw St., Anchorage, AK 99508 Fax: 562-7332

    -Specially designed inpatient alcohol treatment for Alaska Natives. Holistic approach based on traditional healing program.

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Aleutian / Pribilof Islands Association, Health Education 276-2700 rd201 E. 3 Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501

    -Provides community education and resources on health issues including AIDS and HIV. Audiovisual materials and pamphlets available.

Association for Stranded Rural Alaskans in Anchorage 272-0643

    Lutheran Social Services

    2606 C St., Ste. 2B, Anchorage, AK 99503 Fax: 272-5728

    -Serves Alaskan residents from outside Anchorage who are "stranded" here because of medical or emergency reasons. Can provide shelter for up to 14 days (e.g., at Eaglecrest or in an ASRAA-rented unit at Ingra or Aurora Houses). Food and bus tokens available. Bus tokens also available to Anchorage residents on case by case basis for emergencies. Can provide return air transportation for Rural Alaskans in Anchorage for medical emergencies.

Chugachmiut, HIV/AIDS Program 562-4155

    4201 Tudor Center Dr., Ste. 210, Anchorage, AK 99508 Fax: 563-2891

    -Community education on HIV/AIDS. Audiovisual materials and pamphlets. Technical assistance, training, and referrals. Heather Davis-Case Manager

Cook Inlet Tribal Council 265-5900

    670 W. Fireweed Ln., Anchorage, AK 99503 Fax: 265-5947

    TTY: 265-5945

    -Serves Alaskan Natives and Native Americans. Low income home energy assistance. Employment and educational training: Job Training Partnership Act, Summer Youth Employment Program, Higher Education Program. Family Services: Elder Nutrition, Indian Child Welfare.

Southcentral Foundation Health Services 276-3343

    4501 Diplomacy Dr., Anchorage, AK 99503 Fax: 729-5000

    -Health services for Alaska Natives and Native Americans. Optometry, dental clinic, prenatal care, Head Start program, mental health counseling. Chemical dependency program for adolescents. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome pre-maternal treatment center for alcoholic and substance abusing women. Native interpreter services. Accepts insurance and Medicaid. Sliding fee scale.

    ATTORNEYS

Ashton & Dewey, Law Offices of 276-3299

    1101 W. 7th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 258-6419

    -Can provide sliding scale fee service on a limited basis.

Assistant Public Defender Agency 334-4400

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900 W. 5th Ave., Ste. 200, Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 269-5476

    -Can only represent people who have received court appointment for counsel.

Jon Buchholdt 272-6777

    600 Barrow St., Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 274-1392

    -Can provide sliding scale fee services.

James Hanlon 278-3393

    801 B St., Suite 505, Anchorage, AK 99501

Ken Legacki 258-2422

    425 G St., Ste. 920, Anchorage, AK 99501

    -General practitioner; litigation including domestic (family) law. Fees vary.

Allison Mendel 279-5001 th431 W. 7 Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 279-5437

-Offers a free monthly legal clinic for lesbians and gay men called Gay Bar. General discussion

    on child custody, HIV and discrimination, Living Wills, Power of Attorney.

Bill Oberly 276-8500

    632 Christensen, Ste. 100, Anchorage, AK 99501 Fax: 258-7282

    -Specializes in general liability.

Sylvia Short 562-4992

    705 W. 47th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503

-General practitioner, including advocacy for persons with HIV/AIDS. Some pro-bono work; call

    Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association for details.

Robin Taylor 278-3393

    341 W. Tudor Rd., Ste. 301, Anchorage, AK 99503

    BABY NEEDS

Abbot Loop Community Church 349-0613

AWAIC Shelter 272-0100

Booth Memorial 279-0522

Catholic Social Services/St. Francis House 276-5590

Lutheran Social Services 272-0643

Mother Lawrence (Alice Lawrence) 272-0989

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For further information see: Food

    Palmer Food Bank 746-3565

    Salvation Army, McKinnell House 276-1609 Mat-Su Corps 745-7079

    Shiloh Baptist 276-6673

    Trapper Creek Community Food Bank 733-1776

    Willow United Methodist Church 495-6638

    CHILDCARE

    Childcare Connection (Municipality of Anchorage) 563-1966 3350 Commercial Drive, Suite 203, Anchorage, AK 99508

    -Childcare information and referral.

     Outside of Anchorage call: 800-278-3723

    Daycare Assistance (Municipality of Anchorage) 343-6700 825 L. St., Anchorage, AK 99501

-Financial assistance for daycare for low-income families. Open 8am-5:30pm

    Mon.-Thurs., 8am-5pm

    Salvation Army Cares for Kids 276-8511 3745 Community Park Loop, Ste. 101, Anchorage, AK 99508-3466

    -They provide care for children who have been removed from the home by the state.

    CLERGY

    Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Inc. 248-3737 3201 Turnagain St., Anchorage, AK 99517

    Christ Church Episcopal 345-7914 st929 E. 81 Street, Suite 103., Anchorage, AK 99518

    Community Covenant Church 696-5229 16123 Artillery Rd. Eagle River, AK 99577

    First Christian Church 272-0615 3031 LaTouche, Anchorage, AK 99508

    First Congregationalist Church 272-8363

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2610 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99508

    First Presbyterian 376-5053 1375 E. Bogard Rd.

    PO Box 871887, Wasilla, AK 99687

    First United Methodist Church 272-2112 725 W. 9th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501

    Holy Family Cathedral 276-3455 811 W. 6th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501

    Immanuel Presbyterian Church 333-5253 2311 Pembroke St., Anchorage, AK 99504

    Jewel Lake Parish 243-2146 3833 Strawberry Rd., Anchorage, AK 99502

    Lubavitch Jewish Center Of Alaska 279-1200 Congregation Shomrei Ohr Fax: 279-0800 1210 E. 26th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99508 Rabbi Yosef Greenberg

    Metropolitan Community Church 258-5266 (Services held at Immanuel Presbyterian Church) 2311 Pembroke, Anchorage, AK 99504 Mail: PO-Box 201987, Anchorage, AK 99520-1987

    North Anchorage Church of God 338-2316 1023 Ermine, Anchorage, AK 99504

    Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church 345-3712 2901 E. Huffman Rd., Anchorage, AK 99516

    Saint John United Methodist Church 344-3025 1801 O'Malley Rd., Anchorage, AK 99516

    Saint Patrick's Church 337-1538 2111 Muldoon Rd., Anchorage, AK 99504 Fax: 337-5460

    Temple Beth Sholom 338-1836 7525 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99514-1107

    Turnagain United Methodist 243-3963 3300 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99517-1107

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White Lotus Shin Buddhist Temple 258-1851

    1047 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501 www.akshin.net

    CLOTHING - FURNITURE - HOUSEHOLD

Abbott Loop Community Church 349-9641

    2626 Abbott Rd., Anchorage, AK, 99507 349-2005

-Clothing and household goods; food on Thursdays. Interested individuals should phone Joe

    Morgan for availability of goods and eligibility information.

AWAIC Shelter 272-0100

    Clothing

Birthright 276-3645

    3721 E. 20th, Anchorage, AK 99508

    -Infant clothing, emergency supply of 8 cloth diapers. Free pregnancy tests. Hours: 10AM -2PM.

Bishop's Attic 279-6328

    1100 Gambell, Anchorage, AK 99501

    -Thrift shop. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-5:30PM.

Catholic Social Services/St. Francis House 276-5590

    3710 E. 20th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99508

-Food Pantry, clothing closet, limited financial assistance for those with eviction notices or utility

    shut down notices. Can provide clothing once a Month, food twice a Month, and housing/rental

    assistance once a year.

    Phone hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30 Furniture Program (on availability) Emergency Food: Mon. & Thurs., 1-4, Tues. & Thurs., (9:30-11:30am) Clothing Room: Mon. & Thurs. 1-3:30, Tues. & Thurs., (9:30-11:30am)

Covenant House Shelter 272-1255

    Clothing

Mother Lawrence (Alice Lawrence) 272-0989

    833 N. Hoyt (Mt. View) (until 12/16/04)

    3609 Richmond (Mt. View) (this is the new location beginning 12/17/04) Clothing and Household goods

For further information see: Food, Baby Needs

Salvation Army Thrift Shops 561-5514

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